Broward County Education & Training Visual Arts

Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Science Mitigation and Preparedness Event

Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Science Mitigation and Preparedness EventSaturday, June 4, 10am-5pm – Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale

South Florida families are invited to a free day of activities at Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Science Mitigation and Preparedness on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida International University’s International Hurricane Research Center. Partners include Broward County Emergency Management, City Of Fort Lauderdale Emergency Management, Florida Power & Light (FPL), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Miami Dade College.

Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Science Mitigation and Preparedness activities include interactive weather briefings and demonstrations by local meteorologists, presentations by FIU Wall of Wind Researchers, “Pet Preparedness” Tips in the Wildlife Rescue Exhibit, and live theater shows featuring Professor Tinkermeister, Owlie Skywarn and hurricane hunters. Guests will have the unique opportunity to conduct a hurricane broadcast in the Museum’s Storm Center and meet the WSVN-TV-Channel 7 weather team comprising of Chief Meteorologist Phil Ferro along with Meteorologists Vivian Gonzalez, Brent Cameron, and Karlene Chavis. Free admission.