WeatherStorm Safe


Storm Safe visits Springs Ranch and Desert Sage Elementary

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Posted at 4:43 PM, Jan 25, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-25 20:42:06-05

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

First, she visited the kindergarteners at Springs Ranch Elementary in Colorado Springs. The students loved the weather dance!

Then, she spoke with the 2nd graders at Desert Sage Elementary in Pueblo West. Some of the 2nd graders today remembered when Alex presented to them virtually when they were in kindergarten.


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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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