WMAQ Channel 5 - "Severe ThunderSTROMS" (1986)
Here's an on-screen crawl message regarding bad weather on WMAQ Channel 5, during an airing of the mini-series "Celebrity".
What's a Thunderstrom anyway? Strom Thurmond's superhero alter ego?
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstrom warning for McHenry and Lake Counties in Northern Illinois until 8:30pm. High winds, dangerous lightning, and heavy rain are expected. A severe thunderstrom was reported (detcted by radar) near Walworth Wisc. at 7:00pm. Persons in or near the affected counties should take cover. Stay tuned to Channel 5 for futher reports.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, July 15th 1986.
Date Uploaded: 06/27/2010
Tags: 1980s WMAQ Channel 5 News Weather Alerts / Weather Updates and Related Items Technical Difficulty Moments & Screw-Ups News Bulletin Interruptions
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