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NOAA monthly climate call: Thursday, August 15

Experts recap July and provide outlooks through November
UPDATED: August 15, 2019. Audio from the August 15, 2019 monthly climate call is posted to the "resources" section below.
August 13, 2019
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 U.S. and global climate analyses for July, as well as the latest U.S. seasonal outlooks for temperature, precipitation and drought through November. In addition, an expert will also provide an overview of ongoing heat and related issues across Alaska during July.

WHEN:
Thursday, August 15, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)

WHO:
- Deke Arndt, Chief, Monitoring Section, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
- Rick Thoman, Climate Specialist with the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
- Brad Pugh, Meteorologist, NOAA Climate Prediction Center

WHAT:
Conference Call (slides will accompany the call, see below)
-  Presentations
-  Questions and Answers

HOW:
1. Dial into the conference call
888-552-9483 U.S./Canada (toll-free)
1-415-228-4977 International  (toll)
Passcode: "CLIMATE"
2. View slides at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/briefings (available approximately 30 minutes before teleconference). 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Upcoming NOAA climate monitoring reports: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/monitoring-references/dyk/monthly-releases

Media contact
Lauren Gaches, 301-683-1327