New Smyrna Beach library hosts storm programs

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Learn how to weather the storm during two free programs on Saturday, July 8, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

Photographer and writer Chris Kridler will share pictures of her most interesting storm chases at 10 a.m. Kridler, who has been documenting storms since 1997, is the author of “Funnel Vision,” “Tornado Pinball” and “Zap Bang,” adventure novels in the Storm Seekers trilogy. 

Scott Spratt, a warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service, will explain how severe storms develop and how to protect your family and home at 11 a.m. 

Chris Kridler, storm chaser / Headline SurferPhotographer and writer Chris Kridler, shown far left, will share pictures of her most interesting storm chases at 10 a.m. Kridler, who has been documenting storms since 1997, is the author of “Funnel Vision,” “Tornado Pinball” and “Zap Bang,” adventure novels in the Storm Seekers trilogy. 

Scott Spratt, shown here, a warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service, will explain how severe storms develop and how to protect your family and home at 11 a.m. 

Reservations are not required. For more information, call the library at 386-424-2910, option 4. 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via HeadlineSurfer.com. Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.