New weather monitoring system installed in Kentucky school

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A new weather monitoring system has been installed in Kentucky.

West Liberty Elementary in Morgan County was destroyed by a tornado last year. Now the school is almost ready for students as workers installed the Weather-Bug Network. This device tracks wind, lightning strikes, humidity and severe weather.

Teachers said it will not only be an education tool, but a comfort to the students and staff.

"All our schools in the district, the high school, middle school and all the elementary will have access to the live data, radar," said Amber Adams, a kindergarten teacher. "It can be sent to you know, our cell phones, our computers. It's live up-to-date weather."

The principal hopes teachers can being moving into the school in early December. Students are schedule to arrive in January.

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