The Greater Miami Chapter of the AMS presents
A Symposium to Commemorate the Anniversaries of
Hurricane Donna (1960) and the Labor Day Hurricane (1935)
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 11 AM.
Refreshments 10:45 AM
AOML Seminar Room
Virginia Key, FL
Meteorologist in Charge
"50th Anniversary of Hurricane Donna"
The development of, path of, preparation for, impact by and reaction to Hurricane Donna, a category 4 Cape Verde hurricane that moved through the Caribbean, Florida, and the eastern seaboard of the United States, will be reviewed and remembered.
AOML/Hurricane Research Division
"Storm Patrol and the Lost Hurricane"
A historical curio is examined, the timeline of efforts to institute marine and arial storm patrols in the 1930s and how they were effected by the Labor Day hurricane of 1935 and its political outfall.
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