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 outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.