WeatherStorm Safe


Storm Safe visits Bear Creek and Bricker Elementary

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Posted at 4:43 PM, Apr 05, 2023

On Wednesday, Meteorologist Alex O'Brien visited 2nd graders across El Paso County to teach them about how to be safe during severe weather.

In the morning, Alex visited the 2nd graders at Bear Creek Elementary in Monument. There was a lot of students and a lot of fun! The 2nd graders were awesome listeners and had a lot of ideas and questions for Alex.

In the afternoon Alex visited the 2nd graders from Bricker Elementary in Colorado Springs. The students really enjoyed the weather videos and shared a lot of good ideas with Alex about how to stay safe during dangerous weather.


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