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Grades K-2

Ward’s Flood Plain Model Explained

Ward’s Flood Plain Model Explained

National Weather Service Hydrologist, James LaRosa, demonstrates the Wards Flood Plain Model. Thank you to the National Weather Service office in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Hurricanes… James Spann’s Weather School for Kids

Hurricanes… James Spann’s Weather School for Kids

James Spann, chief meteorologist of ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama, gives an online lesson on hurricanes geared primarily for those in grades 1-5, but older kids and adults will learn as well!

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Everything Weather… James Spann’s Weather School for Kids

Everything Weather… James Spann’s Weather School for Kids

James Spann, chief meteorologist of ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama, gives an online lesson on meteorology geared primarily for those in grades 1-5, but older kids and adults will learn as well!

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Grades 3-5

Ward’s Flood Plain Model Explained

Ward’s Flood Plain Model Explained

National Weather Service Hydrologist, James LaRosa, demonstrates the Wards Flood Plain Model. Thank you to the National Weather Service office in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Hurricanes… James Spann’s Weather School for Kids

Hurricanes… James Spann’s Weather School for Kids

James Spann, chief meteorologist of ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama, gives an online lesson on hurricanes geared primarily for those in grades 1-5, but older kids and adults will learn as well!

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Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades K-2 by on May 27, 2020 • views: 24
Everything Weather… James Spann’s Weather School for Kids

Everything Weather… James Spann’s Weather School for Kids

James Spann, chief meteorologist of ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama, gives an online lesson on meteorology geared primarily for those in grades 1-5, but older kids and adults will learn as well!

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Grades 6-8

What is In-Cloud Lightning?

What is In-Cloud Lightning?

What is in-cloud lightning? Can it help us predict violent storms? Find out in this animated SciJinks video. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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What is the Jet Stream?

What is the Jet Stream?

Jet streams are bands of strong wind that generally blow from west to east all across the globe. They impact weather, air travel and many other things that take place in our atmosphere.

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Stormy Space Weather

Stormy Space Weather

What is space weather and how can satellites help monitor it? Check out this fun animation to find out. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Grades 9-12

How Does a Weather Forecaster Know What to Forecast?

How Does a Weather Forecaster Know What to Forecast?

WUSA 9 Chief Meteorologist Topper Shutt answers viewers’ questions about how he uses GOES satellite data to accurately predict the weather. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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How Do We Use GOES Satellites?

How Do We Use GOES Satellites?

Operated by NOAA and launched by NASA, GOES-P will continue providing critical data used for real-time weather prediction on Earth as well as space weather events, and search and rescue efforts.

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The Unsolved Mystery of Tornadoes

The Unsolved Mystery of Tornadoes

This is a great video on The Unsolved Mysteries of Tornadoes with the late Severe Storm Researcher, Tim Samaras. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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College/Adult

Advanced Storm Spotter Training

Advanced Storm Spotter Training

Advanced Severe Weather Topics for Storm Spotters given by the National Weather Service forecast office in Norman, Oklahoma. Online training recorded on March 30, 2020.

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Basic Storm Spotter Training

Basic Storm Spotter Training

Recorded at the Pelham Civic Complex before a big crowd in March 2019. The trainer is Brian Peters, former WCM (Warning Coordination Meteorologist) for NWS Birmingham, now on the ABC 33/40 Weather Team.

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Severe Weather & General Safety

Severe Weather & General Safety

Todd Barron, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service forecast office in Huntsville, Alabama, shares a video on knowing your impacts with severe weather.

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Special Needs

Tornado Safety

Tornado Safety

Tornadoes can strike at any time of the day, anywhere. The National Weather Service forecast office in Birmingham outlines safety tips for you to act on whether at home, work, or school, or on the road.

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Knowing Your Location on a Map & Seasonal Weather Threats

Knowing Your Location on a Map & Seasonal Weather Threats

Do you know where you are on a map? It’s an important step in being weather-ready! Doing so will help you understand your forecast and tell when severe weather is heading your way.

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Severe Thunderstorm Safety

Severe Thunderstorm Safety

Severe thunderstorms can affect any part of the country and are dangerous in several different ways. Know what to do when severe thunderstorms are threatening your area, and be sure to understand severe weather ‘watches’ and ‘warnings.’

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