Your source for storm hazard information
Our DisasterAWARE Pro platform, as well as our Disaster Alert™ public app, provides information about storms happening around the world. Information is derived from a variety of scientific monitoring agencies.
DisasterAWARE provides information about storms or severe weather events that have recently occurred (within the past 24 hours) and which pose severe impact to the population or infrastructure.
√ Global (Manually Processed)
SmartAlert™ Early Warning for Storms
DisasterAWARE Pro now includes PDC’s proprietary SmartAlert technology. You select the areas and hazards to monitor and we’ll alert you to threats within or approaching those areas automatically.
Severity levels are determined by PDC’s risk intelligence platform based on data and observations from authoritative agencies.
Professional versions: SMS Text | Email | App Alerts
Public version: App Alerts Only
Be Aware and Prepare
Always heed instructions from local authorities and receive alerts about major hazards from PDC’s DisasterAlert app or on the DisasterAlert website.
If you area is in danger of a severe storm, remain indoors and away from windows:
- Evacuate if advised by local authorities.
- Check for and listen for official alerts, to include floods and tornadoes, and obey their guidance.
- Do not walk, swim, or drive through flood waters. Turn Around, Don’t Drown!
- Watch out for flying debris that can cause injury or death.
Live in or plan to visit an area that experiences severe storms?
- Know what to do before, during, and after severe weather.
- Create a communications plan with your family.
– Have emergency supplies in place at home, at work, and in the car.
- Listen to local officials.
Real-Time Impact and Needs Assessment
Through DisasterAWARE Pro and Disaster Alert you get access to PDC’s unique exposure modeling capabilities—providing accurate assessments of exposure and need for hazards in any part of the world.
How to access Hazard Brief (available for all hazards)
Helpful Features and Layers
DisasterAWARE provides layers of information to help assess the impacts of storms. These include but are not limited to:
• Lightning strike density
• Rainfall accumulation (3 hour, 1 day)
• Doppler radar (U.S.)*
• Global weather observations (METAR)*
• U.S. watches, warnings and advisories*
• Rainfall accumulation (3 day, 7 day)*
* = For disaster management practitioners only