WeatherStorm Safe


Storm Safe visits Mountain View Elementary

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Apr 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-22 07:20:27-04

On Wednesday, Meteorologist Alex O'Brien visited the 3rd-grade students at Mountain View Elementary School in Colorado Springs. They learned how to be safe during severe weather including, winter storms, thunderstorms, flash floods, tornadoes, and wildfires.

The students were enthusiastic about asking questions and answering Alex's questions with their ideas. The students are encouraged to speak with their families about what they would do in a wildfire evacuation.


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They'll find useful and fun information on winter storms, thunderstorms, lightning, hail, strong winds, tornadoes, flooding, how to be a safety kid, cool ideas for safe at-home experiments, and more!

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