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.