Environment Canada

Environment Canada

August 31, 2010 18:39 ET

Media Advisory-Canadian Hurricane Center Media Technical Briefings: Hurricane Earl

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2010) - Media representatives are advised that officials from Environment Canada's Canadian Hurricane Centre will give media technical briefings on the potential weather conditions expected from Hurricane Earl. Chris Fogarty, Program Supervisor for the Canadian Hurricane Centre, will present the latest forecast information about Hurricane Earl at each briefing.

Media Technical Briefing 
Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Time: 1:00 p.m. ADT
   
Media Technical Briefing 
Date: Thursday, September 2, 2010
Time: 1:00 p.m. ADT
   
Media Technical Briefing 
Date: Friday, September 3, 2010
Time: 1:00 p.m. ADT
   
Location: Queen Square
  45 Alderney Drive
  Dartmouth, N.S. 
  15th Floor Boardroom 
  (room 1524)

Media are encouraged to participate at the briefing session in person, or via telephone by calling: 1-866-646-2080. Please use conference pass code: 9949592

A technical briefing may be held on Saturday, September 4 if the weather conditions warrant one.

**NOTE: No individual media interviews will be granted 90 minutes prior to the start of the briefing sessions (from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm) to allow the forecasters time to prepare for the briefing sessions, and for 90 minutes following the briefing sessions (2:00 to 3:30 pm) to give the forecasters time to prepare their updated afternoon bulletins.

Contact Information

  • Environment Canada
    Media Relations
    819-934-8008
    1-888-908-8008