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NOAA WP-3D Orion Hurricane Hunter on Atlantic Coast Hurricane Awareness Tour

W-P3D Orion hurricane hunter aircraftNOAA hurricane experts will visit five East Coast cities aboard a NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft to raise awareness about storm threats and the danger of being caught without a personal hurricane plan. The hurricane awareness tour has been conducted for more than 25 years, alternating between the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, and is followed by NOAA’s hurricane hazard education campaign during national Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 24 to 30. The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1.

Tour Schedule:

  • Monday, May 4 - Pease Air National Guard Base, Newington, NH, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May - Republic Airport at Farmingdale, NY, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 6 - Raleigh-Durham International Airport, NC, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 7 - Wilmington International Airport, NC, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 8 - Naval Air Station Key West at Boca Chica Key, FL, 1:30-4:00 p.m.

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