Weather in the Heartland: The Twist on Tornadoes

SCIENCE 1300, Course Code: 2647

They're treacherous. They're terrorizing. They're intriguing. Join WMBD/WYZZ Chief Meteorologist, Chris Yates, to unearth the truth behind tornadoes. Take a look back at some of Illinois' most memorable twisters, learning why this area is an inviting place for storms to materialize. Study air flow patterns to determine how tornadoes are formed. Leave with a healthy respect for these formidable funnels along with safety precautions to take should you encounter one. In addition to the in-the-classroom portion, the first 25 people interested can register to get front-row seats to witness a live, behind-the-scenes broadcast at Peoria's WMBD/WYZZ studio. Transportation not included.

Course Fee:

Studio Visit is limited to 25 participants. An alternate date will be discussed in class if needed. Transportation to the studio is not included. Studio address: WMBD/WYZZ TV Studio, 3131 N. University, Peoria, IL 61604.

# of Sessions:

Yates,Christopher James


Saturday from 9:00AM to 11:00AM

Workforce Development Center, Room 1006


Friday from 5:30PM to 6:30PM


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