Saturday, April 28, 2007

Coming to NC: Hurricane Awareness Tour

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is bringing their Hurricane Awareness Tour to Elizabeth City, North Carolina this Thursday, May 3. A p3 Hurricane Hunter aircraft will be one of the features on display on Thursday. That is one of the planes that is flown into hurricane to obtain crucial data for forecasting.
The event is free and open to the public. The new director of the National Hurricane Center along with meteorologists from the National Weather Service will be on hand to answer your questions about the upcoming hurricane season.
For more information on the Hurricane Awareness Tour in Elizabeth City, check out this link (.pdf file):

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