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Video: TV weather people can’t pronounce Cristobal

It turns out once- Hurricane Cristobal was not only challenging to forecast, but also – apparently – challenging to pronounce.

Here’s a great clip from Jimmy Kimmel…

 

Come on, folks.  It’s not that hard: crease TOE bal

 On the other hand, difficulties with the volcano Bardarbunga or the one that came before, Eyjafjallajökull, are much more understandable…

 

Jason is the Washington Post’s weather editor and Capital Weather Gang's chief meteorologist. He earned a master's degree in atmospheric science, and spent 10 years as a climate change science analyst for the U.S. government. He holds the Digital Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.
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