Blooper Videos: The Best On-Air Weather Broadcast Meltdowns in the Midwest


Freakout! Videos below.
  • Freakout! Videos below.

In honor of the Facebook meltdown of FOX 2 Meteorologist Chris Higgins this week -- part of an angry response to his haters -- here at Daily RFT, we decided to compile some of the best recent weather broadcast debacles in the midwest for your viewing pleasure this Friday morning.

From angry weathermen to camera mishaps to out-of-control laughter, below are our top eight favorites from the region.

8. Where'd the weather woman go? This KRCG report on the forecast for Columbia and Jefferson City was going great -- until giant machinery got in the way.

7. Calling the graphics department! What exactly is making these two WHIZ broadcasters laugh?

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6. Balloon prank fail KTVO-TV Channel 3 Anchor Ela Soroka tries to play a joke on the weatherman and instead ends up in hysterics, saying the words, "You didn't blow it hard enough!"

5. Try to sneak by. Viewers won't notice. Unfortunately for this reporter, ducking down low does not make you invisible.

Continue for more of our midwest weather blooper reel.

4. The end of the world Watch out for hot, hot, hot temperatures in St. Louis, Missouri.

3. Unfortunate Kansas City weather patterns Perhaps doesn't deserve the laughs it is gets from those filming the blooper, but the shape the weatherman makes is...questionable.

Continue for more of our midwest weather blooper reel.

2. Badass! This Detroit weather guy is new to the area -- give him a break.

Continue for our favorite weatherman meltdown.

1. Thunder!!

Meteorologist Mark Johnson of News Channel 5 in Cleveland loses his mind.

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