Hurricane Expo

Hurricane Expo Dania Beach 2020
The City of Dania Beach and the Greater Dania Beach Chamber of Commerce  invited you to this important event. 

Dania READY - CodeRED Hurricane Expo. 

May 30, 2020



Learn about  PRE and POST Storm Services
Shop for  Hurricane Preparedness Supplies
Enter a FREE Drawing for Prizes
Support Local Businesses
American Red Cross, HealthCare, Special Needs, Seniors, Animals, Pests.

Visit vendors  | Refreshments will be served

Guest Speakers



JOHN MORALES

John Morales Dania Beach Hurricane ExpoJohn Morales is Chief Meteorologist at WTVJ-TV NBC-6 in Miami FL. He is also founder and president of ClimaData Corporation, a commercial weather firm providing specialized forecasts and consulting for government, industry and media. John is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society.
 
During his 36-year professional career, Mr. Morales has worked in the public sector (as a forecaster for the National Weather Service) and in the private sector (as a Certified Consulting Meteorologist and a broadcast meteorologist). He’s also been an adjunct professor of meteorology.

John attained his undergraduate degree in Atmospheric Sciences from Cornell University in 1984. He is currently a candidate for a Master’s degree in Environmental Science and Policy at Johns Hopkins University.
 
Mr. Morales has won numerous awards, including Emmy awards for his TV presentations. He was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences “Silver Circle” for 25 or more years of distinguished work in broadcasting. Science awards include the American Meteorological Society Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advance of Applied Meteorology.

ROBERT MOLLEDA


Robert Molleda Hurricane Expo Dania Beach NOAA National Weather ServiceRobert Molleda is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service’s Weather Forecast Office in Miami, Florida. Molleda, a native of Miami, has worked for the National Weather Service (NWS) since 1991 and has spent virtually his entire career in South Florida. Molleda has served as Warning Coordination Meteorologist since 2005, after working for seven years as a marine forecaster and Hurricane Support Meteorologist at the National Hurricane Center.

Molleda’s career has taken him through many South Florida tropical cyclones, from Hurricane Andrew in 1992 to Hurricane Irma in 2017, and every other hit and near-miss during, and since, that time period. He has worked in every aspect of hurricane forecasting, from assisting hurricane forecasters with data collection to writing forecasts and conducting local and national media interviews, as well as briefing local officials on expected storm impacts.

As Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Molleda is responsible for overseeing the NWS warning program in South Florida, which requires frequent interaction with key partners such as emergency management officials and media representatives. He is also in charge of the local NWS public awareness and outreach program; conducting weather-related information and safety presentations to many entities including local and regional government, civic organizations, business groups and schools.

Molleda is a product of the Miami-Dade County public school system, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida (1991).
For Questions or more information, contact Randie Shane at 954-926-2323 - Email: rshane@daniabeachchamber.org
or Katia Bordy, PIO at 954-924-6808 - Email: kbordy@daniabeachfl.gov


Guest Speakers: 
  • 2020 - John Morales, WTVJ NBC6 - Chief Meteorologist 
  • 2019 - Betty Davis, WPLG Local 10 - Chief Meteorologist
  • 2018 - Steve MacLaughlin, NBC6 Meteorologist 
  • 2017 - Bryan Norcross. WPLG Local 10 - Senior Hurricane and Emergency Communications Specialist 
  • 2016 - Craig Setzer, CBS4 - Chief Meteorologist and Emmy Award winner 2015
  • 2015/14 - Max Mayfield, WPLG Local 10 - Hurricane Tracker - Received Gold & Silver Medals. Former Director of NOAA.