NOAA to issue 2012 Atlantic hurricane season outlook


NOAA will issue its initial outlook for the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season during a press conference at its Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami. FEMA will also discuss the importance of personal preparedness each and every hurricane season. The six month Atlantic hurricane season officially begins June 1.

WHAT:

2012 Atlantic hurricane season outlook press conference

WHEN:

Thurs., May 24, 11:00 a.m. ET

WHERE:     

NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, 4301 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami

The press conference will also be available by teleconference. For more information, please contact christopher.vaccaro@noaa.gov.

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NOAA scientists will also be available to discuss their latest hurricane research endeavors, including the latest in modeling advancements and unmanned autonomous vehicles that may be tested during the 2012 hurricane season.

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Posted: May 17, 2012