CBS4 Weather Day

Nearly 10,000 students from across South Florida attended the 8th annual CBS4 Weather Day Wednesday May 1, 2013 prior to the Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets game at Marlins Park. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day01 Nearly 10,000 students from across South Florida attended the 8th annual CBS4 Weather Day Wednesday May 1, 2013 prior to the Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets game at Marlins Park. (Source: CBS4)
Elementary and middle school students from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties were on hand as part of the fun-filled, science-focused educational field trip. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day02 Elementary and middle school students from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties were on hand as part of the fun-filled, science-focused educational field trip. (Source: CBS4)
As a special treat for the kids, they set off the Marlins sculpture normally reserved for home runs. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day03 As a special treat for the kids, they set off the Marlins sculpture normally reserved for home runs. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Chief Meteorologist David Bernard, along with Meteorologists Craig Setzer, Jeff Berardelli and Lissette Gonzalez hosted the event from the field. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day04 CBS4 Chief Meteorologist David Bernard, along with Meteorologists Craig Setzer, Jeff Berardelli and Lissette Gonzalez hosted the event from the field. (Source: CBS4)
David Bernard was joined by Billy the Marlin on the field. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day05 David Bernard was joined by Billy the Marlin on the field. (Source: CBS4)
Craig Setzer talks to the kids about the weather. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day06 Craig Setzer talks to the kids about the weather. (Source: CBS4)
Billy the Marlin surprises Lissette Gonzalez on the field. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day07 Billy the Marlin surprises Lissette Gonzalez on the field. (Source: CBS4)
Lissette shows off a weather balloon as part of her presentation to the kids. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day08 Lissette shows off a weather balloon as part of her presentation to the kids. (Source: CBS4)
David Bernard and Craig Setzer on the field. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day09 David Bernard and Craig Setzer on the field. (Source: CBS4)
David Bernard and Jeff Berardelli during the event. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day10 David Bernard and Jeff Berardelli during the event. (Source: CBS4)
A tornado simulator brought in by the National Weather Service. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day11 A tornado simulator brought in by the National Weather Service. (Source: CBS4)
Craig and an expert from the National Hurricane Center’s research division show off a dropsonde which measures various aspects of a hurricane. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day12 Craig and an expert from the National Hurricane Center’s research division show off a dropsonde which measures various aspects of a hurricane. (Source: CBS4)
They also showed off a drone or smartsonde which is a small plane that also takes measurements inside of a hurricane. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day13 They also showed off a drone or smartsonde which is a small plane that also takes measurements inside of a hurricane. (Source: CBS4)
The drone is actually operated by someone on a hurricane hunter plane. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day14 The drone is actually operated by someone on a hurricane hunter plane. (Source: CBS4)
Billy the Marlin is back with David. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day15 Billy the Marlin is back with David. (Source: CBS4)
Jeff Berardelli talks to a marine biologist from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science who spoke to the kids about the importance of conservation when it comes to Marlins, not the baseball players but the fish. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day16 Jeff Berardelli talks to a marine biologist from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science who spoke to the kids about the importance of conservation when it comes to Marlins, not the baseball players but the fish. (Source: CBS4)
A net used by researchers to capture baby fish in conservation efforts. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day17 A net used by researchers to capture baby fish in conservation efforts. (Source: CBS4)
Billy the Marlin is "trapped" by the net but it was all good fun. (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day18 Billy the Marlin is "trapped" by the net but it was all good fun. (Source: CBS4)
Jeff, Craig and David wrap up the 8th annual CBS4 Marlins Day (Source: CBS4)
CBS4 Weather Day19 Jeff, Craig and David wrap up the 8th annual CBS4 Marlins Day (Source: CBS4)
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