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NOAA to Announce 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook at National Press Club

NOAA to Announce 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will reveal its 2024 Atlantic hurricane season outlook during a news conference on Thursday, May 23, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, and virtually. NOAA leaders and the National Weather Service will discuss expected storm activity, climate factors influencing hurricane development, and NOAA’s new hurricane hazard products and forecast upgrades. Additionally, NOAA and FEMA will provide guidance on public preparedness for the hurricane season, which officially begins on June 1.

Event Details:

What:
News conference announcing NOAA’s 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

When:
Thursday, May 23; 10:00 a.m. EDT

Where:
The National Press Club
529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045

Who:

  • Rick Spinrad, Ph.D., NOAA Administrator
  • Deanne Criswell, FEMA Administrator
  • Ken Graham, Director, National Weather Service
  • Matthew Rosencrans, Lead Hurricane Season Forecaster, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center (available for questions and interviews)

Registration:

In-Person Attendance:
Media interested in attending the news conference in person must register by submitting the names of the reporter/producer and camera crew to Erica Grow Cei at erica.grow.cei@noaa.gov by 4:00 p.m. EDT on May 22. Space is limited. For questions, please call 202-853-6088.

Virtual Attendance:
Credentialed reporters unable to attend in person may watch a live stream of the news conference. Register with the National Press Club at this link. Reporters attending virtually can submit written questions during the Q&A portion of the event.

Additional Resources:

Hurricane Preparedness:
Hurricane safety and preparedness are crucial before the season begins on June 1. NOAA’s National Weather Service provides resources to prepare for hurricane hazards and real-time updates about active tropical weather systems from the National Hurricane Center at www.hurricanes.gov.

For more information, visit the official NOAA media advisory here.

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