SEVERE WX : Freeze Warning View Alerts

StormTeam 3 visits Washington Elementary School

The StormTeam 3 tour rolls along, this time at Washington Elementary School

Posted: Oct 23, 2019 5:47 PM
Updated: Dec 11, 2019 11:23 PM

Our StormTeam3 Meteorologists visited Washington Elementary School for the second iteration of the StormTeam3 Weather Tour.

We visited Mrs. Seefeld's class - along with some other students - and taught them a bit behind the science and safety of severe weather. What are clouds made of? How are tornadoes formed? How can we stay safe during a severe weather situation? All that and more. 

Third-graders Aubrey and Keeden said they learned that to stay safe during a tornado, its best to move into the interior of your house. Towards the basement, or windowless closets and bathrooms. 

We also had some fun experiments for the kids. In one experiment, we combined liquid nitrogen with hot water to make an instantaneous cloud. In another we used a van der graph machine - a device that generates electricity - to make Mrs. Seefeldt's hair stand up.

Mrs. Seefeld said that it was fantastic to have the presentation, calling it great to be watch the kids see hands on science experiments and a chance to learn about real careers in the field. She expects to form some projects for the students later this year surrounding the presentation. 

We will be at Elton Hills Elementary next week.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 763915

Reported Deaths: 8581
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin1526881914
Ramsey63091977
Dakota56699523
Anoka53591515
Washington33431329
Stearns28298252
St. Louis23444355
Scott21503159
Wright21099171
Olmsted18023118
Sherburne15420114
Carver1353254
Clay1016098
Rice9936131
Blue Earth960759
Crow Wing9396107
Kandiyohi830996
Chisago828062
Otter Tail7941104
Benton7454109
Beltrami645978
Mower642240
Douglas624689
Goodhue614784
Itasca608981
Winona608254
McLeod589270
Steele580825
Isanti565474
Morrison553566
Becker524662
Polk506377
Freeborn485242
Nobles480052
Lyon451456
Carlton443866
Nicollet431351
Pine424630
Cass420742
Mille Lacs411265
Brown405347
Todd397336
Le Sueur381831
Meeker354552
Waseca326130
Martin322834
Wabasha29095
Hubbard286744
Dodge27149
Roseau261026
Fillmore241012
Redwood238643
Wadena234629
Houston230017
Renville226449
Faribault218530
Pennington215027
Sibley207312
Cottonwood195228
Kanabec190230
Chippewa189740
Aitkin181542
Watonwan170311
Pope15888
Yellow Medicine154720
Rock154519
Jackson145614
Koochiching137919
Clearwater135518
Swift134219
Marshall133419
Murray133210
Pipestone132327
Stevens124211
Lake108121
Wilkin101314
Lac qui Parle97524
Mahnomen87712
Norman8579
Big Stone7934
Grant7759
Lincoln7695
Kittson60322
Red Lake5869
Unassigned541124
Traverse5075
Lake of the Woods4614
Cook2460

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 467281

Reported Deaths: 6685
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk73698716
Linn28680379
Scott24441271
Black Hawk20130355
Woodbury18854242
Johnson17800100
Dubuque15577228
Pottawattamie14073197
Dallas13894107
Story1275148
Warren763496
Webster6876111
Cerro Gordo6816107
Clinton6814100
Des Moines657893
Marshall635484
Muscatine6294113
Wapello5807136
Jasper571478
Lee560787
Sioux560276
Marion499791
Buena Vista489745
Plymouth459187
Henry378647
Jones365160
Washington362255
Bremer353867
Benton352056
Boone344837
Carroll341753
Crawford337345
Mahaska313656
Dickinson297651
Clay274631
Buchanan274239
Jackson270445
Kossuth269373
Hardin266448
Tama261476
Fayette253848
Delaware253444
Cedar246326
Page244827
Wright240945
Winneshiek230837
Hamilton228553
Floyd216744
Harrison215277
Madison214325
Clayton210058
Poweshiek206840
Iowa204229
Butler203237
Jefferson197340
Mills197227
Allamakee192952
Cherokee191943
Lyon190641
Cass190557
Winnebago185432
Hancock184739
Calhoun184115
Appanoose175950
Shelby174239
Louisa169651
Grundy167937
Emmet163842
Franklin163328
Humboldt161826
Mitchell161843
Union159437
Chickasaw156418
Sac156323
Guthrie154034
Palo Alto140831
Clarke140028
Montgomery138941
Keokuk137534
Monroe131534
Howard125422
Ida116641
Davis113825
Greene113712
Lucas112224
Pocahontas109323
Monona107436
Worth10678
Adair103634
Osceola91117
Fremont83711
Van Buren82721
Decatur81212
Taylor78612
Wayne72024
Ringgold66827
Audubon64514
Adams4984
Unassigned150
Rochester
Cloudy
51° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 51°
Mason City
Cloudy
47° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 39°
Albert Lea
Cloudy
46° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 41°
Austin
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 42°
Charles City
Cloudy
45° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 38°
Much cooler air arrives to end the week
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Community Events