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Experts to hold media teleconference on climate conditions for U.S. and globe

Climate scientists to recap May and provide climate outlooks through September
UPDATED: June 14, 2016. Audio from today's call is posted to the "related resources" section below.
June 14, 2016
Spring (March-May) 2016 mean temperature departure from average
On Thursday, June 16, climate and weather experts will discuss key findings from NOAA's May U.S. and global climate analyses, as well as the latest forecast for La Niña and how that may influence temperature and precipitation through September.  
 
WHEN
Thursday, June 16, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)
 
WHO
• Deke Arndt, chief, NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information-Climate Monitoring Branch
• Brad Pugh, meteorologist and seasonal forecaster, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center-Operational Prediction Branch
 
WHAT
Conference call (slides will accompany call, see below)
• presentations
• questions and answers
 
HOW
1. Dial into the conference call
• 1-877-352-5209 U.S./Canada (toll-free)
• 1-517-308-9329 International (toll)
• Passcode: "Climate"
2. view slides at: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/briefings (available approximately one-hour before call)
 
MEDIA CONTACT
• John Leslie, john.leslie@noaa.gov, 301-713-0214
• Brady Phillips, brady.phillips@noaa.gov, 202-407-1298
 
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