FLUSHING, N.Y., April 14, 2014 – The New York Mets and PIX11 will host the eighth annual “Weather Education Day” onThursday, April 24 at Citi Field for 8,000 students from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut prior to the Mets playing the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:10 p.m. Tickets are on sale at Mets.com/Education.
Students will be treated to a pre-game meteorology lessonstarting at 11:00 a.m. by PIX11 weather experts Mr. G and Linda Church, who will engage them in an interactive programabout weather patterns and phenomenon. They will discuss some of the extreme weather we have experienced in recent months and take students behind the scenes at the PIX11 weather center.
Mr. Met and the Pepsi Party Patrol will also be on hand to entertain students and fire t-shirts into the crowd. At the conclusion of program, the students will stay at the ballpark towatch the game.
As part of “Weather Education Day,” Linda Church will also be delivering the forecast for “PIX11 Morning News” from Citi Field beginning at 6:00 a.m.