NOAA Web Site Traffic

By Deane Barker on September 17, 2004

Public storms NOAA site: Ivan hasn’t been the only thing the National Oceanic and Atmopheric Administration has had to worry about. Keeping their Web site up hasn’t been a rose garden either.

Also collecting up-to-the-minute, high-resolution images, NOAA’s Web site has received a record number of hits during this hurricane season. In the first eight days of September, the site received 200 million hits — equivalent to one-third of the total traffic for all of 2003, when the United States was hit by one hurricane, Isabel.