Weather Observation Classes in November
October 11, 2013, 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 in 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 (CoCoRaHS) volunteer precipitation monitoring program.
The sessions will be held at the University of Illinois Extension office in Springfield. The three sessions will be held on November 4, 11 and 18. Classes will be held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on November 4th and 11th and from 6:00-7:30 p.m. on November 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 http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lms/