Posted by: Reference and Outreach | September 2, 2010

My Name is Earl, Hurricane Earl That Is: GHL Resources on Hurricanes

Batten down the hatches! As Hurricane Earl makes its way towards the North Carolina Coast here are some resources from our collection in case you need to ride out the storm. Don’t forget to check out the Government and Heritage Library’s Explore NC web page from June focusing on weather related resources including a lot of valuable sources  on hurricanes.

Stay safe out there folks!

Hurricane Related Sources from the Government and Heritage Library:

NCpedia- Hurricanes:

Explore NC – Weather:

NC Mosaic – Evacuation and Emergency Info and Maps for NC:,958

Materials from our general collection:

Facing our Future: Hurricane Floyd and Recovery in the Coastal Plain edited by John R. Maiolo, Coastal Carolina Press, 2001.

The Great Hurricanes of North Carolina by John Hair, History Press, 2008.

Hurricane Watch: Forecasting the Deadliest Storms on Earth by Bob Sheets and Jack Williams, Vintage Books, 2001.

Search our online catalog for more sources on:

Hurricane Education



  1. Oh, it seems a danger indeed comes in next hours.

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