National Weather Service Tour 12/3/13
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM (PST)
Come learn about weather science, what our local weather service does, how these scientists do it, and why its important for all of us. The first hour of this tour is inside the Weather Service building. The last 15 minutes are outside to watch the meteorologists release a weather balloon. Dress accordingly.
Age: This presentation is designed for 9 years old and older. Children younger than 9 years old are allowed, but not recommended.
Tour limits: 25 people
The Weather Service's website has many great resources to enhance your family's weather education, before or after the tour. Here are some things you will find there:
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