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Hurricane Preparedness with NOAA’s director and meteorologist

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Jim Weyman, Central Pacific Hurricane Center Director, talks about NOAA’s job covering tropical cyclones during a presentation in Hilo at the NOAA National Ocean Service Mokupapapa Discovery Center on Monday evening in Hilo. The workshop repeats Tuesday (June 16) at 5 p.m. in Kona.

Raymond Tanabe, Central Pacific Hurricane Center warning coordination meteorologist, talks about preparing for a hurricane and how to track it via the NOAA website.

Weyman and Tanabe will be doing the presentation in Kona at Konawaena Elementary School Cafeteria at 5 p.m. Tuesday (June 16), 81-901 Onouli Road., Kealakekua Seating is limited. To reserve a space, call Ray Tanabe at 808-973-5275 or e-mail — Find out more:

NOAA Central Pacific Hurricane Center:
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