Local Weatherman Could Really Do Without Your Dumb Phone Calls to Let Him Know He Got the Weather Wrong


We're beyond raking our local weathermen over the coals, right? They are, after all, weathermen, equipped with ambidextrous pointing skills and sunshiny smiles, tasked with predicting something that is only sorta semi-predictable.

But, but, but... they said it was going to rain today, and it didn't. And if you don't like the weather in Cleveland, wait five minutes for it to change. Amirite? Amirite? I mean, come on. It's like, make up your mind already, Mother Nature. And stop lying to me, Dick Goddard.

Scott Sabol, one of the fine forecasters over at Fox 8, took to his blog to describe actual viewer calls he gets about his meteorological analysis. Yes, folks actually call the weather man to yell at the weather man. We should have known this, yet it's still surprising.

Here's a sample of the type of call that actually comes in to the Fox 8 weather center:

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