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Storm Safe visits Mesa and Aragon Elementary

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Posted at 3:11 PM, Sep 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-22 11:03:32-04

On Wednesday, Meteorologist Alex O'Brien met with students in Fountain to teach them about severe weather safety. The students today learned about dangerous weather that impacts Colorado and how to prepare and take action.

First, she met with the 3rd and 4th graders at Mesa Elementary. The students loved the hail experiment with the hair dryer!

Then, she met with the 4th and 5th graders at Aragon Elementary. The students had great questions for Alex at the end.


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