Hurricane season begins June 1
NOAA will announce its initial outlook for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season during a news conference on May 25 in College Park, Md. In addition to the seasonal prediction, speakers also will discuss forecasting improvements at NOAA’s National Hurricane Center this year and provide information about how the public can prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins June 1.
2017 Atlantic hurricane season outlook news conference
Thu., May 25, 2017 11:00 a.m. EDT
- Ben Friedman, acting NOAA administrator
- Robert J. Fenton, Jr., acting FEMA administrator
- Mary Erickson, National Weather Service deputy director
- Bill Lapenta, Ph.D., director of NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Prediction
NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction
Media Briefing Room, #4140
5830 University Research Court
College Park, Md. 20740
Due to limited space and security, reporters attending in person must register with firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on May 23. Camera crews must arrive for the news conference by 9:30 a.m. to clear security and set up.
Reporters unable to attend in person may listen to the news conference via conference call at 888-469-1668 or 1-517-308-9314 for international callers. The passcode is HURRICANE.
Susan Buchanan, 301-427-9000