NOAA to issue 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook
on May 23

May 16, 2013

NOAA will issue its initial outlook for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season during a news conference at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, Md.  FEMA will participate in the event to discuss the importance of personal preparedness for hurricane season. The six-month Atlantic hurricane season officially begins June 1.

WHAT:          

2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook news conference

WHEN:          

Thursday, May 23
1 p.m. (EDT)

WHO:             

WHERE:        

NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction Media Center, 4th Floor
5830 University Research Court, College Park, MD 20740
Directions

Due to limited seating and security, reporters must register (name, title and organization) with maureen.oleary@noaa.gov by May 21. Videographers should arrive by 12:15 p.m. to clear security and set-up. State or government issued identification is required to enter building.

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

Also attending the news conference and available for an interview are:

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