10th Annual Weather Education Day at Safeco Field

Mariners and KOMO 4 team up on May 11 to help kids understand the forces of Nature

Approximately 5,000 students from around the Puget Sound area are expected to converge on Safeco Field on Wednesday, May 11, for Mariners/KOMO 4 Weather Education Day prior to the Mariners afternoon game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The program begins at 10:30 a.m. Game time is 12:40 p.m.

KOMO TV Lead Weathercaster Steve Pool will lead a rousing game of Weather Education Family Feud with KOMO TV meteorologist Shannon O'Donnell. They will also conduct a few experiments to teach kids about the science and fun of weather and climate.

Ted Buehner, National Weather Service Meteorologist, will give a presentation on weather balloons and how they are used to forecast weather.

After the one-hour program, students will be treated to a hot dog lunch, and will attend the Mariners game.