Oh, let's say Airport...
Because we are all gonna die. That's right everyone, there's a Significant Winter Storm approaching us.
Yes, time for the local TV stations to gear up for their usual hype-fest that is a snowstorm in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area. If you can watch Washington-Baltimore local news I can guarantee the following:
The will be hyping the storm now. (Sunday) Two days before we are expected to deal with it.
There will be one reporter at a salt dome. The shot will be set up so they have highway trucks getting loaded up with salt/sand mixtures behind them. Very dramatic.
There will be at least one reporter at a supermarket.
There will be one reporter at a home supply/hardware store.
There will be a reporter out in the snow talking to people who are out.
There will be footage of cars off the road or wheels spinning.
There will be at least 1 segment with a meteorologist on a "weather terrace" or outside in the elements.
Kim added a good one I forgot: Someone with a ruler outside or one of the field reporters using a ruler for their segment. Thanks Kim!
Hunker down everyone and remember my favorite movies for a snowstorm: Airport, Ice Station Zebra and The Empire Strikes Back
Note: That's the ORIGINAL Airport not the 75, 77 or 79 versions. While Charlton Heston is fun to watch, it's just not the same as Dean Martin as a pilot...seriously people...DEAN MARTIN!!! Accept no substitutes.
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