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Upcoming Webinars:


             Date/Time                              Topic                       Registration


       Thu April 29 at 7 PM                  Tour of NWS Boston        No Pre-Registration (click to join)


Join us for a walk through of our office in Norton, MA. We'll show you where we work and some of the tools that we use everyday! We will be using Google Meet rather than GoToWebinar this week. There is no pre-registration. Simply click the "Join" link above a few minutes before the webinar starts. If using a phone or tablet, download the Google Meet app ahead of time. 


               Tue May 11 at 7 PM           2021 Atlantic Tropical Season Outlook           Register Here

Join us as we take a look at the upcoming tropical season in the Atlantic. We'll review several of the global circulations that could favor or inhibit tropical activity in the Atlantic Ocean this season and provide a general outlook of expected conditions.



                 Wed May 12 at 7 PM                                  Fire Weather                                 Register Here

Join us as we describe the National Weather Service's role in providing weather information to federal, state, and local fire officials to assist them in their decision-making efforts. We'll talk about the various forecasts, watches, and warnings that are issued and where you can find this information. In addition to safety information we'll also show a short case study from recent wildfires in California.


                      Tue June 1 at 7 PM            10th Anniversary of June 1 Tornadoes      Register Here

Join us as we review the conditions that led to a rare tornado outbreak in Massachusetts on June 1, 2011. We will also give our perspective of the event, from forecasts issued in the days leading up to June 1, to the post-storm surveys of the damage which took place a few days later. You are also welcome to share your memories of this event with us.


                        All webinars are recorded and posted on the NWS Boston YouTube page


Topics for Future Webinars (Check Back for Dates):

Jet Stream 101: All about the jet stream - what it is and how it impacts our weather (May)

Weather 202: Basic weather forecasting (Spring)

Weather Models 101: Learn about the various numerical models that are used by forecasters (June)

The "New" Normals: Learn about the new 30-year climate averages being implemented this year (June)

Event Reviews: Case studies of significant weather events in our area. (Scheduled periodically)