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Hurricanes: Science and Society
NHC: 4-6th Grade Webinars
National Hurricane Center: Hurricane Webinar 2019

A free webinar on hurricanes will be offered for grades 4, 5, and 6 on Monday May 6, 2019 at 10am EDT and Thursday May 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9am CDT).

This webinar is part of the 2019 Hurricane Preparedness Week and the NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour. The webinar will be broadcast live from the Charlotte, NC stop of the Hurricane Awareness Tour.

The 2019 Hurricane Webinar for 4th through 6th grade classes are presented by the Hurricanes: Science and Society (HSS) team at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography (URI/GSO) in partnership with the NOAA National Hurricane Center (NHC) and the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center (AOC). The purpose of the Hurricane Webinars is to raise awareness about hurricanes in advance of the 2019 North Atlantic hurricane season.

During this free webinar, students will hear from NHC forecasters as well as NOAA AOC personnel who fly into hurricanes. The webinar will cover hurricane hazards, forecasting, observing hurricanes with airplanes, and hurricane preparedness.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10am EDT, 9am CDT
Live from Charlotte, NC
- please watch the recorded webinar when it is posted


Monday, May 6, 2019 at 10am EDT
Live from Quonset, RI
Recording of the webinar to be posted.


NOAA G4 Aircraft
The NOAA Gulfstream IV "Gonzo" on the 2015 Hurricane Awareness Tour.

More information about:
The 2019 Hurricane Preparedness Week
The Hurricane Awareness Tour

Guide to Frequently Asked Questions during HSS/NHC/AOC webinars:
PDF Question Guide (PDF, 47 KB)


For additional preparedness information, go to these websites:

Additional resources are available throughout the pages of the Hurricanes: Science and Society website.