In Oklahoma, weather can be a little tricky. That’s why on Feb. 5, also known as National Weatherperson’s Day, we made sure our meteorologists knew how much we appreciate them!
From temperatures, weather patterns and even tornadoes, this group knows quite a bit about weather but what do we know about them?
Get to know Chief Meteorologist Brett Anthony, Taft Price, Kirsten Horne, Brandon Wholey and Jon Haverfield as we ask them to share some facts about themselves that you might not know!
- He was on an episode of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" Ultimately he won $22,000 to be donated to The Susan G Koman Organization for breast cancer research.
- He was living in Cleveland, Ohio and he forecasted rain. The Cleveland Indians baseball team called him to ask when the rain would stop. Eventually they canceled the game for that evening and rescheduled because of the drizzle. As a result, the Cleveland Indians played a double header against two different teams: the Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins. According to Brett, "That's a rarity in Major League Baseball."
- Contrary to popular belief, he was NOT named after a certain president.
- His father and his brother share the name Truman. They were NOT named after a president either.
- She played the flute symphony orchestra through her senior year at Baylor University.
- She interned at Good Morning America
- He's never seen a tornado before! To that we say well, just wait for spring ... right?
- Brandon is also an only child.
- Unlike Brandon, Jon has seen over 50 tornadoes. WOW. That's a lot.
- Jon was also in a rock band in high school called "Five-o-clock shadow." He still plays guitar in his spare time, too!
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