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US Meteorologist Mocked for ‘Overly Dramatic’ Hurricane Florence Coverage

US Meteorologist Mocked for ‘Overly Dramatic’ Hurricane Florence Coverage
18 Sep
6:58

Mike Seidel, a well-known American meteorologist, whose career is marked by field reporting from hurricanes and severe snowstorms, was doing a routine live report on Hurricane Florence.

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As he was filmed apparently struggling to maintain his footing in the wind, the video, which has since gone viral, happened to include two passersby nonchalantly strolling around, seemingly without any strain or trouble, in the background of his live coverage.

The clip was roundly blasted on social media platforms as a vivid example of media outlets sensationalizing or exaggerating the dangerous conditions of the hurricane.