Gathering In Elizabeth City Informs Public About Hurricane Preparedness

They came from all over and for one reason. Hurricane season begins on June Emergency preparedness officials want to make sure everyone is aware that hurricane season is approaching.

Officials from the national oceanic and atmospheric administration joined various federal, state and local officials for the hurricane awareness event.

NOAA has on display the P-3 hurricane aircraft and that is commonly known as the hurricane hunter... the plane that flys into the hurricane. The flights are necessary to transmit hurricane data to the National Weather Service. Data that then goes to the public.