“I see the sun,” first-grader at Hogansville Elementary Ariah Hardy said, gasping and laughing as she clapped her hands at the solar scope view. “It’s round, and yellow.”
She was one of the estimated 800 schoolchildren and their parents who toured the National Weather Service (NWS) in Peachtree City, the only forecast office in Georgia, this past Saturday.
During Saturday’s event, children walked around stations inside and outside the NWS building, learning about air pressure, flooding in Georgia, weather balloons, tornado safety, lightning storms and survival kits. Read More»