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2015 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo encourages Bay area residents to "Be Ready"

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What: 2015 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo
When: Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: MOSI, 4801 E. Fowler Ave. in Tampa

The City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, in partnership with MOSI, will host the 2015 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, at the Museum of Science & Industry. Admission to the Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo is FREE, and will include access to MOSI's exhibit galleries. In addition, Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo guests can enjoy one documentary film in the Florida Hospital IMAX® DOME Theatre for only $4 per person (children under 2 admitted FREE).

At the EXPO, attendees will learn what to do before, during and after a storm. Residents will learn the importance of having a solid disaster plan in place well in advance so that they can quickly recover after a storm. Additionally, MOSI's S.T.E.A.M.punks will provide science demonstrations and activities, while the adults enjoy a variety of speakers and vendors. Attendees also will have the chance to win one of two Kindle Fire HDs.

The Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo attendees will be able to attend question-and-answer weather panels, held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., to hear from meteorologists representing local news stations and the National Weather Service. Additionally, a public safety panel will be held at noon and a cybersecurity panel will be held at 2 p.m. Additional sessions on pet care and preparation techniques will also take place throughout the day.

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