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Storm chasers: “Outrageously stupid” or life savers?


This weekend’s tornado outbreak reignited an ongoing debate about storm chasers. One emergency official complained of storm chaser traffic jams that slowed down emergency vehicles. He called it all “outrageously stupid.” But professional storm chasers argue that they provide a life-saving service, with their on-the-spot reports to the National Weather Service.  Check out the stories below and let us know what you think in the comments section.
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Patrick Rockey
NewsChannel 3 Chief Meteorologist


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