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Fire Weather Concerns Persist Across the West; Below Normal Temperatures for the Midwest and East

As a cold front moves through the western states, gusty conditions will bring fire weather concerns through the weekend from the interior Northwest into the Great Basin and Rockies. Elsewhere, temperatures will run ten or more degrees below normal from the Upper Midwest into much of the eastern U.S. Tropical development may bring heavy rainfall to parts of the western Gulf Coast this weekend. Read More >

Hurricane Hunters Tour

at Reagan National  Airport (DCA)

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

 

 

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Links:

 

Overview

Aircraft

Partner Exhibits

Location & Parking  

Tours and Timelines

Event Layout

Other Tour Stops

For the Media

Available Speakers

 

                                                                                                   

Partner Exhibit Information

 

Public safety, preparedness, and
response partners
:

If you are interested in participating with us in this important hurricane preparedness event by hosting a partner outreach exhibit or booth, please let us know.

You would be required to bring everything you need, including any tables or chairs. Limited power outlets are available upon request.

Set up window (to drive in & drop off)
   8-9am
Tear down window (to drive in & pickup)
   5-6pm

If you don't need to drive into the hangar, setup and tear down times are more flexible. No setup activity during the media briefing 10-1030am !

For more information about registering for a partner's exhibit, please contact Chris Strong at the NWS Baltimore/Washington Forecast Office.

In addition to the aircraft, several NWS partners will be on hand staffing exhibits and display booths to join us in our effort to promote hurricane awareness, preparedness, and resiliency. 

The following NWS Partners will have booths and exhibits on display:

  • National Weather Service's  Baltimore/Washington Forecast Office
     
  • Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)
     
  • SKYWARN amateur radio
     
  • American Red Cross
     
  • FEMA
     
  • NOAA Research
     
  • USAA
     
  • NOAA's Satellite and Information Service
     
  • Office of Marine and Aviation Operations & NOAA Corps.
     
  • D.C.'s Department of Insurance, Securities & Banking
     
  • NOAA's Chesapeake Bay Office
     
  • College Park Aviation Museum
     
  • NWS's Mid-Atlantic River Forecast Center
     
  • Local Universities (U of MD, & Howard University)
     
  • CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)

NWS public safety, preparedness, and response partners: If you are interested in participating with us in this important hurricane preparedness event by hosting a partner outreach exhibit or booth, please let us know. You would be required to bring everything you need, including any tables or chairs. For more information about registering for a partner's exhibit, please contact Chris Strong at the NWS Baltimore/Washington Forecast Office. The event runs from 9:30 AM until 5 PM on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. The booth or exhibit setup time will be from 8 AM until 9:30 AM.