Rescheduled – WABC-TV AccuWeather Forum

New Date is Monday, October 30

Is the New York metropolitan area prepared for a storm on the scale of Sandy, Harvey or Irma?

What kind of work goes into forecasting severe weather systems?  WABC-TV Eyewitness News is presenting an AccuWeather town hall at Hofstra University’s Student Center Theater at the Mack Student Center on Monday, October 30, 7-8:30 p.m.

A panel of WABC-TV’s meteorologists – Lee Goldberg, Bill Evans, Amy Freeze, and Jeff Smith – is scheduled to discuss the behind-the-scenes preparation that goes into forecasting extreme weather conditions and whether the New York metropolitan area has become better prepared for these kinds of storm systems.

This event is free and open to public. Seating is general admission. For more information visit the WABC-TV website or call Saundra Thomas, WABC-TV Vice President Community Affairs, at 917-260-7126.

Directions to the Student Center Theater

  • Travel on the Long Island Expressway to Exit 38; then onto the Northern State Parkway to exit 31A; then south on the Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4; and then west on Hempstead Tpke (Route 24) OR
  • Travel on the Southern State Parkway to Exit 22; then north on the Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4; and then west on Hempstead Tpke (Route 24)
  • Once on Hempstead Turnpike, turn right at the third traffic light (before second pedestrian bridge) onto Hofstra’s North Campus. At the second STOP sign, bear left and park. Walk into the Mack Student Center (building with bell tower). Upon entering doors, make an immediate right and follow corridor to the Student Center Theater.



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