Weather visits Foothills Elementary and Journey K8

Posted at 3:03 PM, Feb 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-26 20:46:59-05

COLORADO SPRINGS – Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter doubled up on school visits on Tuesday around Colorado Springs.

She spent the morning at Foothills Elementary talking with the 5th graders. They learned about the tools meteorologists use to forecast the weather.

Foothills Elementary
Foothills Elementary

She moved to Journey K8, which is an online/hybrid school in Academy District 20, for the afternoon. There she spoke with the 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. They focused on severe weather, its causes, and potential impacts.

Journey K8
Journey K8

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