NWS Hurricane Awareness Tour

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NWS Hurricane Awareness Tour

#1 Post by ecps92 » 01 Apr 2019 07:45


Where: Quonset State Airport

150 Airport St, North Kingstown, RI 02852

When: Monday, May 6th, 2019 2 - 5 PM

Admission: Free!

Things to Do:

​Tour Hurricane Hunter aircraft - WC-130J - "Hercules" and NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion "Hurricane Hunter"
Meet the pilots & flight crew
Speak with hurricane forecasters
Meet local National Weather Service meteorologists
Tour emergency vehicles and equipment
Walk through exhibits from various agencies & organizations
Learn about weather safety & preparedness

Timeline of Events

9:15 AM to 9:45 AM Press conference and event kick-off
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM C130 / WP-3D VIP Tours
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Student Tours - by invitation only
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM C130 / WP-3D Media Tours
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Event Open to the Public for Tours - Registration is not required; simply show up
5:00 PM Gates To Enter Event Close
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