USA - NOAA to announce 2023 Atlantic hurricane season outlook

NOAA will issue its outlook for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season during an in-person news conference on Thursday, May 25 at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, Maryland.

Leaders at the Department of Commerce and NOAA will discuss the expected number of storms for the upcoming 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, climate factors that will influence hurricane development and NOAA's readiness with new products and upgrades to enhance forecasting and operations. NOAA and FEMA will also provide advice on how the public can prepare for hurricane season, which officially begins on June 1.


News conference announcing NOAA’s 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook


Thursday, May 25; 11:00 a.m. EDT


NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction, Media Center, Room 4140

5830 University Research Court, College Park, Maryland 20740

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  • Don Graves, deputy secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Rick Spinrad, Ph.D., NOAA administrator
  • Deanne Criswell, FEMA administrator

Matthew Rosencrans, lead hurricane season forecaster with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, will also be available for questions and interviews.


Media interested in attending the in-person news conference must register by providing the names of the reporter/producer and camera crew to Allison Santorelli,, by 4:00 p.m. EDT on May 24. Space is limited. For questions, please call 301-427-9000.

Camera crews must check in with building security by 10:00 a.m. on May 25. A U.S. government I.D. is required to enter the facility. All persons and equipment will go through a magnetometer. Parking is free and available in the parking lot and garage next to the NOAA Center.


Credentialed reporters who are unable to attend in person may participate via GoToWebinar by registering in advance using this formoffsite link. Reporters attending virtually will have the ability to ask and submit written questions during the Q&A portion of the event.

Additional resources

Hurricane safety and preparedness is critically important before the season begins on June 1. NOAA’s National Weather Service provides resources to prepare for hurricane hazards and real-time updates about active weather systems from the National Hurricane Center at

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