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NOAA monthly U.S., global climate report call: February 18

Experts recap January and provide outlooks through May
February 16, 2021
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 January, as well as the latest U.S. seasonal outlooks for temperature, precipitation and drought for the next three months. An expert from the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes at Scripps Institution of Oceanography will also provide a review of the recent atmospheric river over the U.S. West Coast and its impacts on California's precipitation and snowpack. 

WHEN
Thursday, February 18, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)

WHO

  • Karin Gleason, climatologist, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
  • Nina Oakley, PhD, research scientist, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Brad Pugh, meteorologist, NOAA Climate Prediction Center

WHAT

  • Conference Call (slides will accompany call, see below)
  • Presentations
  • Questions and Answers

HOW

1. Dial into the conference call:

       • 877-917-9488  U.S./Canada (toll-free)
       • 1-312-470-7216  International (toll)
       • Verbal passcode: CLIMATE

2. View slides at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/briefings (available approximately 30 minutes before teleconference).
 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information climate reports recapping January 2021:

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/national/202101 (U.S.)
https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/202101 (Global)

NOAA Climate Prediction Center outlooks & assessments: https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

NOAA El Niño/La Niña page: https://www.climate.gov/enso

Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes: https://cw3e.ucsd.edu/offsite link

NOAA Climate Portal: https://www.climate.gov

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

Media Contact

John Batemanjohn.jones-bateman@noaa.gov, (202) 424-0929