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Keeping track of tornado development and reports in the Dallas area at ARC Dallas HQ on April 26, 2011, which became part of the historic April 25-28 tornado outbreak.  Several days later I would deploy to Mississippi as part of the relief operation...

Keeping track of tornado development and reports in the Dallas area at ARC Dallas HQ on April 26, 2011, which became part of the historic April 25-28 tornado outbreak. Several days later I would deploy to Mississippi as part of the relief operation…

One thing less on my bucket list....yes, I have helped carry a giant Hello Kitty balloon in a Christmas parade...

One thing less on my bucket list….yes, I have helped carry a giant Hello Kitty balloon in a Christmas parade…

With ARC DRO April/May 2011.  Two hour drive to verify inaccessibility of flooded area...Here we are doing our verification of the only road into the area..."Yep, it's flooded alright..."

With ARC DRO April/May 2011. In Greenville, MS. Two hour drive to verify inaccessibility of flooded area. Here we are doing our verification of the only road into the area…”Yep, that’s flooded alright…”

Getting my photo taken at book signing with Amanda Ripley, author of "The Unthinkable" at IAEM 2011

Getting my photo taken at book signing with Amanda Ripley, author of “The Unthinkable” at IAEM 2011

Large scale version of situation map I started within a few minutes of the last tornado, and kept updated through the following week.

Wall map-size version of situation map I started in Google Maps within a few minutes of the last tornado on April 3, 2012, and kept updated through the following week. People in disaster work love to kill trees to make wall maps…

Outside Relief Operations HQ in Gainesville, FL following TS Debby

Outside Relief Operations HQ in Gainesville, FL, following TS Debby in 2012

On the TS Debby DRO, much of my time was spent collecting and analyzing  information on possible damage, mapping, and estimating number of inaccessible houses based on boundaries reported by field teams then using Google Earth Pro to map and count number of residential plots. It is more fun that it sounds. This is one of the maps I created.

On the TS Debby DRO, much of my time was spent collecting and analyzing information on possible damage, mapping, and estimating number of inaccessible houses based on boundaries reported by field teams then using Google Earth Pro to map and count number of residential plots. It is more fun that it sounds. This is one of the maps I created to assist Client Services.

This was taken by one of our field team members.

This was taken by one of our field team members.


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