GERMANTOWN, Md.--(Earth NetworksSM, the owner of WeatherBug® and operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks, is holding an Isaac update webinar on Friday, August 24 at 1:30 p.m. EDT covering the latest forecast for Isaac and the remainder of 2012 the hurricane season.)--Tropical Storm Isaac is getting closer to the U.S. and poised to become a hurricane that could impact South Florida, the Gulf Coast and East Coast beginning this weekend.
Earth Networks Senior Meteorologist James Aman will address the following questions:
- Will Isaac impact the Republican National Convention?
- How strong will Isaac become and what areas could see the worst winds?
- Could Isaac affect Gulf of Mexico oil facilities?
- How much rain could Isaac bring to drought-stricken areas?
- What's the updated forecast for the remainder of the 2012 hurricane season?
WHAT: Webinar: Tropical Storm Isaac Forecast Update from the Earth Networks - WeatherBug Meteorology Team.
WHEN: Friday, August 24 at 1:30 p.m. EDT.
TO REGISTER: There is no cost to participate. Register at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/343863128
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Media covering Isaac, emergency management officials, state and local governments, energy and commodities traders, the utility sector and those interested in an update on the 2012 hurricane season.
About Earth NetworksSM
As a provider of comprehensive atmospheric data for nearly 20 years, Earth Networks is “Taking the Pulse of the Planet” with the world’s largest weather observation, lightning detection, and greenhouse gas monitoring networks and is establishing a network for collecting data within the planetary boundary layer. The company’s popular WeatherBug website, desktop application and mobile apps for major smartphone platforms provide real-time neighborhood-level weather and advanced severe weather alerts to millions of consumers. Enterprise solutions from Earth Networks enable organizations and markets, including energy and utilities, agriculture, schools, sports and recreation, emergency operations and government entities, to safeguard lives, prepare for weather and climate events and improve business operations. Founded in 1993, Earth Networks (www.earthnetworks.com) is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area with additional locations in Mountain View, Calif.; New York, NY; Milan, Italy and a local presence in 50 countries worldwide.