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LAS CRUCES MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE

Museum’s Teen Science Café is all about weather

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The Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science (MONAS) invites all middle and high school students to join an online for a virtual “Teen Science Café – Weather Observations” – with guest presenter National Weather Service (NWS) Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jason Laney.

The Zoom webinar will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 18. Email Stephanie Hawkins at shawkins@las-cruces.org to request for a link.

This program is recommended for teens ages 11-17.

Laney, who works for NWS (a part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) in El Paso, will lead a discussion of atmospheric science and introduce ways webinar participants can anticipate and respond to weather events. Laney coordinates public weather warnings for NWS and leads storm-spotter training and the Skywarn Program empowering community members to identify and prepare for all types of weather.

MONAS, 411 N. Main St. downtown, is currently closed due to the public health order.

For more information, visit http://las-cruces.org/museums and follow city museums on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums.