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2016 NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour comes to Scholes Airport

Come by Scholes Airport on May 17th, 2016 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm!

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Weather Service, FEMA and many others will be visiting Galveston Island to raise awareness of hurricane threats and the importance of planning ahead of the hurricane season.

Come see dynamic aircraft, meet with experts and learn more about hurricane preparedness. The NOAA G4 and US Air Force C-130 hurricane hunter aircraft will be on display for the public to tour from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This great event is free of charge! There will be booths, exhibits and lots of great displays.

  • US Coast Guard Helicopter

  • Galveston Beach Patrol

  • Army Corps Drone Display

  • Galveston Fire Department

  • DPS Helicopter

  • Galveston Marine Rescue

This is a great opportunity to meet and talk with National Hurricane Center Director Dr. Rick Knabb, hurricane specialists Daniel Brown and John Cangialosi, and many other experts in the field of emergency management.

For more information please visit to read the latest about this awesome Gulf Coast tour. We hope to see you there!

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