NOAA monthly climate call: Thursday, December 21

Experts recap November, provide outlooks through March for the U.S., and discuss record wildfires in the West
UPDATED: December 21, 2017. Audio from the December 21, 2017 monthly climate call is posted to the "resources" section below.
December 19, 2017
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 November U.S. and global climate analyses, as well as the latest seasonal outlooks for temperature and precipitation through March. In addition, an expert will discuss the record wildfire season in the Western U.S.

Thursday, December 21, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)

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

- Tim Brown, director, NOAA Western Regional Climate Center

- Brad Pugh, meteorologist and 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 slidesoffsite link (available approximately 30 minutes before teleconference). 

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