Special Announcement: National Hurricane Center National Hurricane Preparedness Week, New England Hurricane Webinars for 4th 5th and 6th graders and Hurricane Seasonal Outlook Info

Hello to all…

The week of May 3rd through May 9th is the National Hurricane Center’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week. A link with hurricane preparedness information can be seen here:

National Hurricane Center – National Hurricane Preparedness Week:
https://www.weather.gov/wrn/hurricane-preparedness

In addition, for anyone with children interested in weather and hurricanes or for some stay at home learning opportunities, the National Hurricane Center is offering webinars in the Southern New England region for 4th, 5th and 6th graders on Tuesday May 12th and Thursday May 14th at 11 AM. These webinars have been offered for other states and recorded as well. More information is available at the following link:

Hurricanes at Home! Webinars from the National Hurricane Center for 4th, 5th, and 6th Graders:
https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pdf/Hurricanes_at_Home.pdf

Finally, Colorado State University as well as the Penn State University seasonal hurricane outlooks have forecasted an above normal hurricane season. See seasonal outlook information below:

Colorado State University – Hurricane Seasonal Outlook:
https://tropical.colostate.edu/media/sites/111/2020/04/2020-04.pdf

Penn State University – Hurricane Seasonal Outlook:
http://www.essc.psu.edu/essc_web/research/Hurricane2020.html

We hope everyone finds this information useful for preparedness and educational purposes.

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
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