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The earliest known tornado photograph taken in South Dakota in 1884. (Credit: NOAA)

Local Expert: Overhyped Weather Coverage Negatively Impacting Public

A Chicago journalist and author who wrote the book on storm chasing is troubled that a pursuit that used to be solely be for science has turned into a ‘spectator sport’ and is worried that often-times overhyped weather coverage may be dulling the public’s senses when it comes to dangerous weather.