PIX11, Mets Host 7th Annual Weather Day At CitiField

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PIX11 Weather Experts Mr. G and Linda Church to Provide Meteorology Lesson for 8,000 Tri-State Area Students Prior to Mets-Reds Game

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 phenomenon 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 fire 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.

About WPIX

Founded in 1948 and owned by Tribune Broadcasting, a division of the Tribune Company, WPIX-TV has long been regarded as a groundbreaking station in New York.

In September 2006, PIX11 became the flagship station of the CW Television Network, and its successful primetime programming, award winning news, extensive library of hit movies, first-run programs, off-network sitcom favorites, quality children's programming and public affairs shows, as well as outstanding event coverage, have contributed to the station's success.

PIX11 has earned over 190 Emmy Awards, including two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning News Program and multiple Emmy Awards for Outstanding Newscast. The station has been honored with numerous other awards for excellence in reporting, news coverage, public affairs, specials and features.

In addition, PIX11 has been the official broadcast television home of the New York Mets since 1999. For more information, please visit www.pix11.com.

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