Our SOO (Paul Sisson) forwarded this to our staff. I have yet to check it out, but I'm
sure it will be very interesting. FYI - I was fortunate to have a first hand tour of the facilities
back in January '06, when Max Mayfield was the director. 

These people are very dedicated and approachable.


Take a Virtual Tour of the National  Hurricane Center
New Web Site Brings You Behind the Scenes

                A tour of
the NOAA National Hurricane Center is now as close as
your computer with the inauguration of a new virtual online tour of the famous
forecast center. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/nhctour.shtml, provides panoramic views of different
areas of the facility, accompanied by audio and text descriptions.-- 

Note:  Pop up windows and JavaScript are required. The latest version of Java is recommended.

  1. Welcome to the National Hurricane Center  (read audio text)
  2. NHC Operations Area  (read audio text)
  3. CARCAH (Aircraft Reconnaissance)  (read audio text)
  4. FEMA Hurricane Liaison Room  (read audio text)
  5. Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch (TAFB)  (read audio text)
  6. NHC Media Center  (read audio text)
  7. Miami Weather Forecast Office  (read audio text)
  8. NHC Library  (read audio text)
Scott L. Whittier
Senior Meteorologist               DOC/NOAA/National Weather Service
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802-862-2475 x239                  1200 Airport Drive
www.weather.gov/btv                S. Burlington VT 05403-6028
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