May 2022 Mid-Florida Chapter Virtual Meeting - 2022 Hurricane Season Outlook from Early Alert
Guest Speaker: Early Alert Meteorologist
Topic: 2022 Hurricane Season Outlook
Please join Early Alert's incredible meteorologist as he discusses the updated outlook for the 2022 Hurricane Season, how we should prepare for a hurricane, lessons learned from past hurricanes, the distinction between hurricane categories, and communications. This is one meeting you won't want to miss.
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm ET
Location: ZOOM Meeting
About the Speaker
Early Alert’s meteorologist is a professional with more than 40 years of comprehensive experience in meteorology and oceanography, physical and life sciences, weather management and operations, emergency management, research, education, and technical training. He retired from the U.S. Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command in 2010 as a naval officer following a distinguished 30-year military career. During his tenure, he served in a variety of positions of increased responsibility and complexity throughout the world both ashore and afloat. Significant duties included tours on five Flag Staffs, two aircraft carriers, an amphibious carrier, and the command of three Fleet Weather detachments. Following his naval career, he worked as a government technology consultant and a cybersecurity analyst. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Science and Mathematics from Thomas Edison State College and is a certified Department of Labor Journeyman Meteorologist and certified Navy Meteorological and Oceanographic Analyst-Forecaster. He has operational forecasting experience throughout the United States, Central and South America, Caribbean, Asia, Western Pacific, Indian Ocean, Middle East, Europe, Mediterranean, and Polar Regions. While serving as a Naval Aircrewman, on the Naval Ice Reconnaissance Team, he accumulated over 1000 flight hours while operating in the Arctic and Antarctic. He has also been certified as a Navy and National Weather Service aviation, synoptic, maritime, upper air, radar, climatology, and oceanographic observer since 1982 and is a graduate of numerous Navy and Air Force schools.