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Storm Safe visits Columbian Elementary

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Posted at 1:00 PM, May 10, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-10 15:00:04-04

On Wednesday, Meteorologist Alex O'Brien visited students in Pueblo to teach them about severe weather.

She visited the preschoolers at Columbian Elementary School to teach them about winter storms, thunderstorms, flash floods, and tornadoes. The students learned the safety phrase, "When thunder roars, go indoors!". Plus, they got their wiggles out with the weather dance.


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