Tupelo Meteorologist Orders Staff to Take Cover from Tornado During Broadcast

Published 04/28 2014 04:17PM

Updated 04/29 2014 11:47AM

Lucas Wiseman, YouTube
TUPELO, MS -- "Basement, now!" This WTVA meteorologist interrupts his own live coverage of a tornado to shout safety instructions to his crew.  Matt Laubhan yelled at the news studio crew to evacuate as a tornado hit Tupelo.

On Monday afternoon a line of severe thunderstorms with tornadic activity swept through the area, the National Weather Service reported. YouTube user Lucas Wiseman uploaded this video to his channel on Monday afternoon.

The station later tweeted that everyone was safe.

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