Video Shows TV Anchors Scrambling Off Set During Storms

Storms that left splintered homes and broken trees across Alabama and Mississippi moved east, forcing a TV newscast out of their studio for a few minutes, but largely sparing the Atlantic Coast states any significant damage.

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A TV news crew scrambled to leave the studio during storms.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Storms that left splintered homes and broken trees across Alabama and Mississippi moved east Thursday, forcing a TV newscast out of their studio for a few minutes, but largely sparing the Atlantic Coast states any significant damage. There were scary moments. In High Point, North Carolina, WGHP-TV meteorologist Van Denton ordered everyone off the set during the 5 p.m. broadcast and into a makeup room for a few minutes after a…

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