NEW DATE & TIME -- The Lifesaving Role of Accurate Hurricane Prediction

September 20, 2005

562 SD
The Senate Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention and Prediction has scheduled a hearing to review the prediction of Hurricane Katrina and the work of the National Hurricane Center for Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. in Room 562 of Dirksen. For more information, please see the newsroom section of the Committee's website for Senator DeMint's press release.

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Witnesses are:


Majority Statement

  • Ted Stevens

  • David Vitter


Minority Statement

  • Daniel K. Inouye


Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Max Mayfield

    National Hurricane Center
  • Mr. C. Patrick Roberts

    Florida Association of Broadcasters
  • Dr. Marc L. Levitan

    Louisiana State University Hurricane Center
  • Dr. Keith G. Blackwell

    Associate Professor of Meteorology
    Coastal Weather Center, University of South Alabama
  • Mr. Windell Curole

    General Manager
    South LaFourche Levee District