Oklahoma earthquake rattles on-camera weather forecasters (VIDEOS)

They were shaken, but kept their cool.  Two broadcast meteorologists were delivering their morning forecasts when a 4.3-magnitude tremor rocked their recording studios in the Oklahoma City area this morning.

First, here’s Danielle Dozier of KOCO-TV:


“Whoa! Oh my gosh. I’m sorry. This is live on air,” Dozier exclaims. “… That was well over 4 magnitude, I can tell you that much [she was right].”

Next up, here’s video from Lacey Swope of News9:

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“I’ve never felt one that big,” Swope declares.

Who do you think handled this jarring moment more smoothly, Danielle or Lacey?

UPDATE: Media Bistro recaps how the other media outlets responded to the quake in the Oklahoma City market: Earthquake Hits During Oklahoma City Morning Newscast

Jason is currently the Washington Post’s weather editor. A native Washingtonian, Jason has been a weather enthusiast since age 10.
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