2009 Bahamas Weather Conference Begins in Nassau
Ministry of Tourism Launches Bahamas Weather Conference Web Channel
Session highlights from Thursday include:
Colorado State Universityoutlook for the 2009 Atlantic Hurricane season calls for 12 named storms, 6 hurricanes and 2 major hurricanes.
- NHC Director
Bill Readand Max Mayfielddiscussed the Saffir-Simpson scale and the addition of new storm surge warnings to better advise the public on the threat of storm surges. Max Mayfieldprovided a simple outline for developing a family disaster preparedness plan and visual tour of what should be in everyone's disaster kit.
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