NOAA Monthly Climate Teleconference: December 2012

NOAA experts will recap 2012 weather conditions and extreme events


On Thursday, climate and weather experts will review key findings from NOAA's U.S. and global climate reports for the month of November and the year-to-date, provide a temperature and precipitation outlook through March, and discuss the U.S. hazards outlook for the next two weeks. Additionally, NOAA will announce preliminary information on extreme weather and climate events in the U.S. in 2012 that have reached the $1 billion threshold in losses. Further data and figures will be announced in 2013.

WHO:

  • Jake Crouch, climatologist, NOAA's National Climatic Data Center
  • David Unger, meteorologist, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center
  • Adam Smith, applied climatologist, NOAA's National Climatic Data Center

WHAT:

Conference call (slides will accompany call, see below)

WHEN:

Thursday, December 20, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET

  • Presentations
  • Questions and Answers

HOW:

1. To hear audio, DIAL: 1-800-779-6992; PASSCODE: "CLIMATE"

2. To view slides, visit http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/briefings (slides will be available approximately one hour before the teleconference)

Media contact: John Ewald, John.Ewald@noaa.gov240-429-6127


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Posted: December 18, 2012