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Hurricanes: Science and Society
NHC: 4-6th Grade Webinars
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.


Register for the 2018 Hurricane Webinar:
Wednesday, May 9 at 11am ET, 10am CT
Live from Baton Rouge, LA
Please Note: When you register you are essentially singing up for our email list. We will only use this list to contact you about the NHC/HSS webinars unless you opt-in for other emails.


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



More information about 2018 Hurricane Preparedness Week and the Hurricane Awareness Tour


For additional preparedness information, go to these websites:
HSS: Hurricane Preparation
FEMA Kids Ready Site
Kids Get a Plan -Florida EMA
Hurricane Preparedness
National Hurricane Center
Hurricane Hunters
NOAA Aircraft Operations Center
USAF 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron
Hurricane Hunters Association