Weather Presentation at Hodgeman County High School

The National Weather Service visited Hodgeman County High School in Jetmore on April 25th and presented a wide variety of meteorology and climatology topics to 8th and 9th grade students.

Fritz Kruse talks about the National Weather Service.

Fritz Kruse demonstrates how the elevation increases as you head west across the Great Plains.

Jonathan Finch discusses how the troposphere is a very thin layer surrounding the earth where weather occurs.

Jonathan Finch discusses how jet streams and fronts affect the weather.

Jonathan Finch compares the level at which jet airplanes typically fly to the height of a supercell thunderstorm and the height of Mount McKinley.

Fritz Kruse shows footage of a tornado from May 31, 1996.

Jonathan Finch and Fritz Kruse (middle) along with a science teacher (Jamie Lonnberg) and principal (Curtis Klein) at Hodgeman county High School.

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