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Hurricanes: Science and Society
NHC: 4-6th Grade Webinars
National Hurricane Center: Hurricane Webinar 2017

A free webinar on hurricanes will be offered to grades 4, 5, and 6 on May 10 at 10:30 a.m. EDT (9:30 a.m. CDT). This webinar is part of the 2016 Hurricane Preparedness Week and the NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour. The webinar will be broadcast live from the Raleigh, NC stop of the Hurricane Awareness Tour.

The 2017 Hurricane Webinars for 4th through 6th grade classes are presented by the Hurricanes: Science and Society (HSS) team at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography (URIO/GSO) in partnership with the NOAA National Hurricane Center (NHC) and the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center (AOC). The purpose of the Hurricane Webinars is to raise awareness about hurricanes in advance of the 2017 North Atlantic hurricane season.

During this free webinar, students will hear from NHC scientists as well as NOAA AOC personnel who fly into hurricanes. The webinar will cover hurricane hazards, forecasting, observing hurricanes with airplanes, and hurricane preparedness. Classroom questions will be collected in advance of the webinar and questions will also be answered during the webinar.


The registration process uses a service called Mail Chimp to manage your registrations. You will essentially be subscribed to an email list. We will not use your email for anything except to send you information about the webinar and future Hurricane Webinars unless you opt-in to other Hurricanes: Science and Society (HSS) or Inner Space Center related emails.

The form will start the registration process. Once you submit the form you will receive an email to verify your address. Depending on your email system, it may take a while to receive the email. If you do not receive the verification email in 48 hours, contact Holly Morin for help.

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NOAA G4 Aircraft
The NOAA Gulfstream IV "Gonzo" on the 2015 Hurricane Awareness Tour.




For additional preparedness information, go to these websites:
HSS: Hurricane Preparation
FEMA Kids Ready Site
Kids Get a Plan -Florida EMA
Hurricane Preparedness
National Hurricane Center
Hurricane Hunters
NOAA Aircraft Operations Center