NOAA monthly climate call: Thursday, February 15

Experts recap January, provide outlooks through May for the U.S., and discuss emerging drought in the Southern Plains
UPDATED: February 15, 2018. Audio from the February 15, 2018 monthly climate call is posted to the "resources" section below.
February 13, 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 January U.S. climate analyses, as well as the latest seasonal outlooks for temperature and precipitation through May. In addition, an expert will discuss emerging drought conditions in the Southern Plains.


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

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

- Gary McManus, Oklahoma State Climatologist at the Oklahoma Climatological Survey

- Dan Collins, 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.



Media contact

Brady Phillips, 202-407-1298