The following individuals have been extremely helpful with answering questions, making aware other available contacts, and providing resource materials:
Wilson Shaffer of National Weather Service/NOAA; William Massey of Army Corps of Engineers; Linda Rouse and Ivy Lacey of Harrison County, Mississippi Civil Defense.
Special thanks for assistance above and beyond the call of duty are due to Leslie Forehand and DJan Stewart of NCAR.
Finally, support for this effort was provided by the NOAA Coastal Services Center. NCAR is supported by the National Science Foundation.