NOAA will announce its initial outlook for the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season during a news conference on May 24 at the New York City Emergency Management Department in Brooklyn, New York. Speakers will give the official government forecast for the number of named storms and hurricanes expected for the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season and give advice on how the public can prepare for the season, which begins on June 1 and ends November 30.
News conference announcing NOAA’s 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook
Tuesday, May 24; 11:00 a.m. EDT
New York City Emergency Management Department, Emergency Operations Center
165 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, New York
- Rick Spinrad, Ph.D., NOAA administrator
- Christina Farrell, New York City Emergency Management Department first deputy commissioner
- Deanne Criswell, FEMA administrator
Matthew Rosencrans, lead hurricane season outlook forecaster with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, will also be available for questions and answers.
Media interested in attending the in-person news conference should register with Jasmine Blackwell by 5:00 p.m. EDT on May 23. Camera crews should arrive for the news conference by 10:30 a.m. on May 24 to check in. Please note that this is a secure facility and media will need to find their own parking around the perimeter of the building.
Reporters unable to attend in person may participate via GoToWebinar and must register in advance using this form offsite link. Reporters attending virtually will have the ability to submit written questions once the webinar has begun.
Hurricane safety and preparedness is critically important before the season begins on June 1. NOAA’s National Weather Service provides resources to prepare for hurricane hazards and real-time updates about active weather systems from the National Hurricane Center at www.hurricanes.gov.
Jasmine Blackwell, Jasmine.Blackwell@noaa.gov, (202) 841-9184