National Hurricane Center: Hurricane Webinar 2018
A free webinar on hurricanes will be offered to grades 4, 5, and 6 on May 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). This webinar is part of the 2018 Hurricane Preparedness Week and the NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour. The webinar will be broadcast live from the Baton Rouge, LA stop of the Hurricane Awareness Tour.
The 2018 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 2018 North Atlantic hurricane season.
During this free webinar, students will hear from NHC scientists as well as NOAA AOC personnel who fly into hurricanes. The webinar will cover hurricane hazards, forecasting, observing hurricanes with airplanes, and hurricane preparedness. Classroom questions will be collected in advance of the webinar and questions will also be answered during the webinar.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11am ET, 10am CT
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