NOAA monthly climate call: Thursday, April 19

Experts recap March, provide outlooks through July for U.S. and globe, discuss record-low sea ice off Alaska
UPDATED: April 19, 2018. Audio from the April 19, 2018 monthly climate call is posted to the "resources" section below.
April 17, 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 March U.S. and global climate analyses, as well as the latest seasonal outlooks for temperature, precipitation and drought through July. In addition, an expert will discuss the record low sea ice conditions in the Bering Sea and impacts for Alaska's coastal communities. 

Thursday, April 19, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)

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

- John Walsh, Co-Director, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy

- Anthony Artusa, seasonal forecaster, NOAA Climate Prediction Center-Operational Prediction Branch

Conference Call (slides will accompany call, see below)

-  Presentations

-  Questions and Answers

1. Dial into the conference call

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

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