Sport Iowa NBC affiliate cuts in with severe weather alert right at the height of U.S. Open drama
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Severe weather alerts might be annoying but they’re necessary. If bad weather is bad enough that it could cause potential injuries or fatalities, it’s important for local news affiliates to keep the public alert and safe even ifthat they can’t watch what they wanted to.
Having said that, an Iowa NBC affiliate picked one of the most pivotal moments of the U.S. Open to cut in with a severe weather alert.
As Louis Oosthuizen approached his par putt on 17, he needed to sink the putt to remain a stroke behind clubhouse leader Jon Rahm. Oosthuizen made contact, the ball rolled toward the hole, and as the ball reached a few feet from the hole, WHO 13 in Des Moines interrupted with their weather report.
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Iowa TV station interrupts U.S. Open at funniest possible time:
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This might’ve been hilarious for those of us who don’t live in Iowa but I’m sure this resulted in some upset golf fans. In fairness to the station, with a tornado touching down nearby and causing damage, it’s for the best that people might miss the end of a golf tournament to better ensure public safety. Though in this instance, they probably could’ve waited just one more second so viewers could see Oosthuizen miss his putt.
With the missed putt, Oosthuizen fell two shots behind and despite hitting a birdie on 18,by a single stroke.
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