Live on TV: Winds knocks reporters out of frame
Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 9:32 PM -
On Feb. 16, 2014, The Weather Network's Chief Meteorologist Chris Scott tweeted that standing amid the infamous 'Les Suêtes' winds in Cape Breton during a bomb (explanation of that term here) was top of his weather bucket list.
On Mar. 26, 2014, we sent Chris to that very spot in Grand Etang, NS, to report on the Nor'easter that ravaged Atlantic Canada, an area where on the day wind records fell as quickly as they were established. It made for a very dangerous situation, as you will see.
Joining him was The Weather Network's resident storm chaser Mark Robinson, a man no stranger to hurricanes, or more recently, photographing tornadoes on the ground in the famed 'Tornado Alley'. The two meteorologists remarked how they were likely witnessing the most extreme weather in the entire world at that momemt, before that statement became a harbinger of things to come for the pair.
As the live television report rolled on, the two struggled to stay on their feet. What happened next was the result of making Chris' bucket list wish come true and for viewers was nothing short of spectacular, as you can see from the video playing above, and below: