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.
Self-proclaimed Weather Authority Fox 35 is getting some help in its forecasting department. Fox Television Stations signed a deal with AccuWeather to partner with 11 Fox owned-and-operated stations. The deal includes running AccuWeather’s content online … MORE
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
We continue our Blast from the Past series with this newspaper advertisement from 1978. It’s for weatherman Danny Treanor on WFTV. Back then, Danny did the weather on the noon, 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. … MORE