NOAA to issue U.S. Winter Outlook on October 17

Flowing river in winter.

Flowing river in winter. (Image credit: iStock)

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center will host a media teleconference to announce the U.S. temperature and precipitation outlook for winter, extending from December through February. NOAA forecasters also will discuss current drought conditions in the U.S. and announce the seasonal Drought Outlook for the months ahead.

NOAA produces seasonal outlooks to help communities prepare for weather and climate that is likely to come during the next few months in order to minimize impacts on lives and livelihoods. Empowering people with the information they need to take action to protect themselves is key to NOAA’s effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation

Media teleconference on the U.S. Winter Outlook followed by Q&A

Thu., Oct. 17, 11:00 a.m. EDT

Mike Halpert, deputy director, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center


This media teleconference is for credentialed reporters only.

U.S. reporters: 888-390-1063
International reporters: 1-312-470-0188   

Password: "Winter"

*Note The media teleconference is audio only, but news stations may send a camera to our College Park, Maryland, office for one-on-one interviews after the teleconference. Please contact Lauren Gaches to make arrangements. 

Media contact

Lauren Gaches, (301) 683-1327