WeatherStorm Safe


Storm Safe visits Harrison School and Ridgeview Elementary

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Posted at 4:30 PM, May 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-12 10:11:01-04

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

First, she met the 2nd graders at Harrison School in Canon City. The students loved the weather dance and they were enthusiastic about learning.

Then she spoke to the 3rd graders at Ridgeview Elementary in Colorado Springs. The students were excited to learn and share their ideas today.


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