What's the Forecast? Understanding Climate Patterns and What They Mean for Our Weather

Rebecca Ward, Assistant State Climatologist

This program will provide attendees with a base knowledge of global climate patterns that influence North Carolina's weather patterns over seasonal and shorter timescales. Activities will give participants experience interpreting and applying federal and state resources for weather forecasts and climate outlooks for the upcoming seasons.

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Rebecca Ward

About Rebecca Ward

Rebecca Ward is a native to North Carolina and grew up in the town of Newport, not far from the coast. As the assistant state climatologist, Rebecca's work focuses on understanding how North Carolina's weather and climate influences the various sectors within the state, such as agriculture and natural resources, and sharing this knowledge with North Carolinians.

Cost
$20.00 for members, $30.00 for nonmembers.
Registration
Advance registration is required and will be offered later in 2020. Registration is limited to 24 people and is considered complete when payment is received.
Cancellation
Program cancellations can be made up to two weeks prior to the program's start date. No refunds will be made after this time. A 15% cancellation fee applies.
Location
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Directions
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Parking
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions
Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this class.