This picture (pointed out by former O-Town anchor Scott Walker on his Twitter feed) is from Nashville’s WTVF-CBS 5. It was snapped by a viewer during the station’s coverage of severe weather on Saturday and posted on the Facebook group, “I survived the Great Nashville Monsoon of May 1st.” I think this graphically illustrates why you don’t want your weather guys drawing on the screen during severe weather. And speaking of weather, the RogerSimmons.com weather station is now working again, but we’re still awaiting some key replacement parts to arrive this week. Then, everything will be, uh, back up and functioning fine again.
WFTV morning meteorologist Joe Smith is getting out of the weather biz … and the TV biz, too. According to NewsBlues.com, Smith has decided to enter the graduate engineering program at Cal-Berkeley this fall. After … MORE
How important is the weather in Central Florida? That’s like asking if Disney World is a popular tourist spot. The local importance — even perhaps obsession — with weather here hasn’t gone unnoticed … MORE
All of the area media outlets did an outstanding job with coverage of Friday’s deadly tornadoes. They alerted viewers overnight about the tornado warnings and then went wall to wall with more than 12 hours … MORE