NOAA to issue 2014 Atlantic hurricane season outlook May 22 in Brooklyn, N.Y.


Revised: May 20, 2014

NOAA will issue its initial outlook for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season during a news conference at the New York City Office of Emergency Management in Brooklyn. The directors of NOAA’s National Ocean Service and National Weather Service will briefly announce new and improved hurricane forecast tools before the NOAA administrator delivers the outlook. New York City Emergency Management will announce a new city-wide hurricane preparedness initiative, followed by concluding remarks from FEMA about hurricane preparedness.

The six month Atlantic hurricane season officially begins June 1.

WHAT:

2014 Atlantic hurricane season outlook news conference

WHEN:

Thursday, May 22
11:00 a.m. (EDT)

WHO:

WHERE:

New York City Office of Emergency Management’s
Emergency Operations Center
165 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Street parking available

Reporters not yet registered must do so with maureen.oleary@noaa.gov by May 21. Camera crews may arrive at 10:00 a.m. to set-up.

Reporters unable to attend in person may participate in the news conference via a conference call. For audio dial-in, contact maureen.oleary@noaa.gov.

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