U of I Extension offers weather observation classes in Springfield
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[October 15, 2013]
SPRINGFIELD -- Would you like to
have a better understanding of the weather? Would you like to be
able to do some basic weather prediction? University of Illinois
Extension is offering a three-session course that will cover weather
basics, observation and basic weather prediction.
Lessons will include presentations and activities on topics such as
what causes our seasons, how wind and air pressure are related,
clouds, precipitation, reading a weather map, and training for the
Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow volunteer precipitation
monitoring program, known as CoCoRaHS.
The sessions will be at the
University of Illinois Extension office in Springfield on Nov. 4, 11
and 18. Classes will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4 and 11 and from 6 to
7:30 p.m. Nov. 18.
Registration cost is $60 per person, which includes a CoCoRaHS-accepted
precipitation gauge. For more information and to
register, contact Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant at 217-782-4617 or
visit the Extension website at
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