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NOAA monthly climate call: Thursday, May 17

Experts recap April, provide outlooks through August, and discuss the cold and snowy April in the Midwest
UPDATED: May 17, 2018. Audio from the May 17, 2018 monthly climate call is posted to the "resources" section below.
May 15, 2018
A collage of typical climate and weather-related events: heatwaves, drought, hurricanes, wildfires and changes in sea ice coverage.

On Thursday, climate and weather experts will discuss key findings from NOAA's April U.S. and global climate analyses, as well as the latest U.S. seasonal outlooks for temperature, precipitation and drought through August. In addition, an expert will discuss impacts related to the record cold and snowy April in the Midwest.

WHEN
Thursday, May 17, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)

WHO
- Jake Crouch, climate scientist, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information-Climate Monitoring Branch

- Mike Timlin, regional climatologist, Midwestern Regional Climate Center

- Brad Pugh, seasonal forecaster, NOAA 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

  • 800-369-3198 U.S./Canada (toll-free)
  • 1-312-470-7213 International (toll)  
  • Passcode: "CLIMATE"

 2. View slides (available approximately 30 minutes before teleconference). 

Following the call, an audio file will be posted within 90 minutes to this advisory.

 

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