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Training: Hurricane Science

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District residents are encouraged to learn about hurricane science by signing up for this free course! The course is brought to you by HSEMA and the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center at the University of Hawaii.

Course Description:

Awareness-level course that provides community members with a basic understanding of the latest knowledge in hurricane science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness.

The goals of this course are to enable participants to:

• Summarize the structure and characteristics of hurricanes and tropical cyclones and their attendant hazards, including high winds, heavy rain, and storm surge;

• Explain the forecast process and uncertainty associated with predicting hurricane track and intensity;

• Interpret official forecast and warning products from the National Weather Service; and

• Use available decision support tools to prepare themselves, their families, and their organizations when hurricanes threaten.

Register now: (search for AWR-343)

For registration help, email: [email protected]