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2021 Hurricane Awareness Webinars

One for the record books: The 2020 hurricane season
Date: Monday, May 3, 2021
Time and duration: 1-2 PM ET (1 hour duration)
Webinar overview: Tune in to hear about how the 2020 hurricane season broke the records! Ken Graham, Director of NOAA's National Hurricane Center will speak about their efforts. Roger Erickson, Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the Lake Charles, LA Weather Forecast Office will share his local perspective and Tim Callaghan who serves as the Disaster Response Team Lead for USAID will also discuss how the season went for his team.

Registration link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3745121735962139406offsite link

 

This webinar will be delivered in Spanish:
¿Cómo se está recuperando Puerto Rico? Cuatro años después del huracán Maria. (Recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, Four years after Hurricane Maria)
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Time and duration: 1-2 PM ET  (1 hour duration)
Webinar overview: Meteorólogo a cargo Roberto Garcia de la Oficina de Pronósticos de San Juan, Puerto Rico y Luis Aponte Bermudez de Aponte Bermudez & Associates, L.L.C. van a presentar como Puerto Rico se está recuperando cuatro años después del huracán Maria.
(Meteorologist in Charge, Roberto Garcia from the San Juan, Puerto Rico Weather Forecast Office, and Luis Aponte Bermudez of Aponte Bermudez & Associates, L.L.C. will discuss how Puerto Rico is still recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.)

Registration link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5177893139116092432offsite link

 

Post-storm damage assessments: documenting high water marks from storm surge impacts
Date: Monday, May 17, 2021
Time and duration: 1-2 PM ET  (1 hour duration)
Webinar overview: National Weather Service forecasters, Jeff Evans and Robbie Berg, along with Texas' Harris County Flood Control District meteorologist, Jeff Lindner will discuss the importance of gathering high water marks for storm surge forecast validation.

Registration link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3270018363603761424offsite link

 

Marine navigation and forecasting during hurricane events
Date: Monday, May 24, 2021
Time and duration: 1-2 PM ET  (1 hour duration)
Webinar overview: Tune in to listen to how NOAA keeps our mariners safe during hurricane events. You'll hear from Chris Landsea, Chief, Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch of the National Hurricane Center on issuing marine forecasts and working with the US Coast Guard and from Kyle Ward, Southeast Navigation Manager from the Office of Coast Survey, on marine navigation.

Registration link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2821012999192429840offsite link

 

How good was the forecast? Hurricane forecast and model verification
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Time and duration: 1-2 PM ET  (1 hour duration)
Webinar overview: Hear how hurricane forecasts and our weather model predictions are verified by NHC's Hurricane Specialist, John Cangialosi. Enhancements to NOAA's weather models will also be presented by NOAA researcher, Jason Sippel.

Registration link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5292487539526197520offsite link

 

Collaborations across NOAA: An overview of the Weather Prediction Center and the National Water Center
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Time and duration: 1-2 PM ET  (1 hour duration)
Webinar overview: Have you ever wondered how NOAA offices work together during extreme events? Tune in and learn about how the Weather Prediction Center (WPC) and the National Water Center (NWC) collaborate with the National Hurricane Center on issuing rainfall forecasts and messaging during hurricane events. Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Alex Lamers will present for WPC, and Service Coordination Hydrologist of the Water Prediction Operations Division, Paula Congitore will speak for NWC.

Registration link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7941555197978198544offsite link