METS AND PIX11 HOST 14th ANNUAL WEATHER EDUCATION DAY
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 AT CITI FIELD
PIX11’s Mr. G, Byron Miranda, Chris Cimino and the Entire Weather Team to Provide Meteorology Lesson for 8,000 Tri-State Area Students
Prior to Mets-Nationals
Tickets Are Available at Mets.com/Education
FLUSHING, N.Y., May 31, 2022 – The New York Mets and PIX11 will host the 14th annual “Weather Education Day” on Wednesday, June 1 at Citi Field for 8,000 students from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut prior to the Mets playing the Washington Nationals at 1:10 p.m. More information and tickets are available at Mets.com/Education.
Students will be treated to a pre-game meteorology lesson starting at 11:00 a.m. by PIX11’s weather team of Mr. G, Byron Miranda, Chris Cimino and Star Harvey who will engage them in an interactive program about weather patterns and phenomenon. They will discuss tips for sun safety this summer and take students behind the scenes at the PIX11 weather center.
Mr. and Mrs. Met and the Citi Perk Patrol will also be on hand to entertain students and fire t-shirts into the crowd. At the conclusion of the program, the students will stay at the ballpark to watch the game from field level.
As part of “Weather Education Day,” Byron Miranda will be delivering the forecast and taking viewers behind the scenes at the ballpark for "PIX11 Morning News" from Citi Field beginning at 6:00 a.m.
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PIX11 has earned hundreds of Emmy® Awards including multiple awards for Outstanding Morning News Program, Outstanding Newscast and Interactivity. The station has been honored with numerous other prestigious awards for excellence in reporting, news coverage, public affairs, specials and features.