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NOAA monthly climate call: Thursday, August 18

Experts recap July and provide outlooks through November
UPDATED: August 18, 2016. Audio from the August 18, 2016 monthly climate call is posted to the "related resources" section below.
August 16, 2016
Year to date (January to July) mean surface temperature departure from average for the U.S.

On Thursday, climate and weather experts will discuss key findings from NOAA's July U.S. and global climate analyses, as well as the latest forecast for La Niña and how that may influence temperature and precipitation through November. In addition, an expert will discuss the developing drought conditions and related impacts in the Northeastern U.S.

WHEN

Thursday, August 18, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)

WHO

• Jake Crouch, climatologist, NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information-Climate Monitoring Branch

• Jessica Spaccio, climatologist, Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Climate Center

• Anthony Artusa, 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

 2. View slides at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/briefings (available approximately one hour before teleconference)

MEDIA CONTACT

John Leslie, john.leslie@noaa.gov, 301-713-0214

Brady Phillips, brady.phillips@noaa.gov, 202-407-1298

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