Rokerthon: OU breaks Guinness World Record for largest human weather symbols with Al Roker

Posted at 12:00 PM, Mar 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-27 09:11:56-04

A different kind of record was set on the turf at the University of Oklahoma's football stadium than Sooners fans are used to seeing.

Instead of rushing yards or touchdown passes, the Sooners attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human weather symbols, with Al Roker of the Today Show on Monday. And, they did it!

OU holds the titles for Largest Human Image of a Cloud and Largest Human Image of a Lightning Bolt.

It's part of the TV personality's "Storming Into the Madness" Rokerthon this spring.

The Today Show asked colleges and universities to tell him them why Roker should do a live weather forecast from their campus and what Guinness World Record they'd like to break during his visit.

2 Works for You Storm Shield meteorologist Kirsten Horne was in Norman for the record-setting event.


This will mark the second time Al Roker has made his way to Oklahoma during one of his Rokerthon adventures. He was last here in 2015 when he visited Fort Sill in Lawton. Roker visited the military base as one of the stops in his quest to do a weather forecast in all 50 states. Watch his weathercast below and his welcome to the base in the video player above.

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