WeatherStorm Safe


Storm Safe visits Encompass Heights and Mountainside Elementary

Posted at 1:34 PM, Mar 15, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-15 19:47:57-04

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

First, she visited the 3rd graders at Mountainside Elementary on Fort Carson. The students had a lot of fun learning the weather dance.

Then, she visited the 2nd graders at Encompass Heights Elementary. The students were enthusiastic learners and great listeners.


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