Storm Safe visits Liberty Point and Trailblazer Elementary


On Wednesday, meteorologist Alex O’Brien traveled to Pueblo West and Colorado Springs to teach elementary school students about severe weather in Colorado.

First, she met the 2nd graders at Liberty Point Elementary in Pueblo West. The students loved learning the time dance.

Then she went to Trailblazer Elementary to speak with Ms. Matonich’s 3rd grade class. They made their own 7 day forecast today and will be watching the weather to see if their predictions come true.


For more information on how to have First Alert 5 Weather visit with your class, email

Do you want to involve your young scientists and artists in your family? Download the First Alert 5 Storm Safe Activity Book (20MB PDF).

They will find helpful and fun information about winter storms, thunderstorms, lightning, hail, high winds, tornadoes, floods, how to be a safety kid, cool ideas for safe experiences at home, and more !

Your young scientist can also send part of the activity book to be included in a First Alert 5 forecast.


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