Whether weather is all hype

TV meteorologists and storm team trackers alike seem to be competing with one another for Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations when it comes to covering approaching storms. Has weather coverage become 90 percent entertainment and 10 percent information?

RepTV co-hosts Paul Merchan and Steve Cody recently spoke to Edgard Nuñez, a meteorology blogger and former producer of NY1’s “Weather on the Ones,” to discuss weather reporting and the round-the-clock reality-TV-like media sensation it’s become.

Peppercommer and erstwhile Wall Street Journal reporter Joe Checkler donned his ear muffs, galoshes and objectivity goggles to participate in the conversation.

So, click on the video and, please, “If you don’t have to go outside today, don’t!”

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