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NOAA’s National Weather Service to host news conference on impending winter storm


Posted January 20, 2016

National Weather Service Director, Louis Uccellini, Ph.D., will host a news conference tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. ET to announce the latest winter storm forecast and preparations taking place for the impending winter storm for the Eastern U.S. He also will discuss the state of forecasting and weather modeling, followed by a Q&A session.

WHAT:

News conference on impending winter storm

WHEN:

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

  • Media arrival: 12 noon ET
  • News conference: 1:00 p.m. ET

WHERE:

NOAA’s National Center for Weather and Climate Prediction

4th Floor Media Briefing Room
5830 University Research Court
College Park, MD 20740

Directions:   http://www.arl.noaa.gov/documents/Directions%20to%20the%20NCWCP.pdf

Parking garage on-site


WHO:

Louis Uccellini, Ph.D., director, NOAA’s National Weather Service

REMOTE AUDIO:   

Domestic: 800-475-0381

International: 212-519-0807

Passcode: snow

Reporters must register in advance to attend the press conference in person. Please send RSVP with name, affiliation, and citizenship of the crew to: nws.pa@noaa.gov by 10 a.m. on Jan. 21, 2016. Members of news crews may use government credentials (i.e., Capitol Hill) for entry into the building. All others will require full security screening, so please arrive at noon to get screened and set up. Arrivals after 12:30 are not guaranteed entry.

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