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2011 HURRICANE AWARENESS TOUR

NOAA's P-3

Who? General public
What? The "Hurricane Awareness Tour" will be making a stop in Savannah, Georgia and you are invited to take a FREE tour of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) P-3 "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft. This type of aircraft is used by researchers to collect valuable data in and around tropical systems threatening the United States, Central America, and the Caribbean. Additional aircraft will also be on display.
When?

May 5, 2011

3-5 PM

Where?

Savannah International Airport (near the Signature Flight Support Building on the southeast side of the airport)

1001 Davidson Drive
Savannah, GA 31408

Note: Parking is free!

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Why? Great opportunity to see a "Hurricane Hunter" plane as well as meet meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Charleston, SC, National Hurricane Center and Air Force Reserve. There will also be a brief presentation and booths highlighting hurricane safety/preparedness, as well as other emergency-related vehicles on display.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!



Additional Links/Information:



National Weather Service
Charleston Weather Forecast Office
5777 South Aviation Avenue
Charleston, S.C. 29406-6162
(843) 744-0303

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