Mets and PIX11 Host Seventh Annual Weather Education Day

FLUSHING, N.Y., May 14, 2012 – The New York Mets and PIX11 will host the seventh annual Weather Education Day this Thursday, May 17 at Citi Field for 8,000 students from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut prior to the Mets playing the Cincinnati Reds at 1:10 p.m.

Students will be treated to a pre-game meteorology lesson by PIX11 weather experts Mr. G and Linda Church, who will engage them in an interactive program about weather patterns and phenomena and take students behind the scenes at the PIX11 weather center.

Mr. Met and the Pepsi MAX Party Patrol will also be on hand to entertain students and shoot t-shirts into the crowd.  At the conclusion of program, the students will stay at the ballpark to watch 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.