FREE WEBINAR FOR KIDS
A free webinar on hurricanes will be offered to grades 4, 5, and 6 on May 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). This webinar is part of the 2019 Hurricane Preparedness Week and the NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour. The webinar will be broadcasted live from the Charlotte, NC stop of the Hurricane Awareness Tour.
The 2019 Hurricane Webinar for 4th through 6th grade classes is presented by the Hurricanes: Science and Society (HSS) team at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography (URI/GSO) in partnership with the NOAA National Hurricane Center (NHC) and the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center (AOC). The purpose of the Hurricane Webinar is to raise awareness about hurricanes in advance of the 2019 North Atlantic hurricane season.
During this free webinar, students will hear from NHC forecasters as well as NOAA AOC personnel who fly into hurricanes. The webinar will cover hurricane hazards, forecasting, observing hurricanes with airplanes, and hurricane preparedness.