ORLANDO, Fla. – Talk to Tom started as a live segment during the 2004 hurricane season — a summer marred by monstrous storms including Charley, Frances, and Jeanne— and gave Chief Meteorologist Tom Sorrells the opportunity to answer viewers’ weather questions.
The show is now a popular weekly program on News 6+ and the News 6+ Takeover, but today Talk To Tom is going back to its roots.
Watch Talk To Tom live at 5:30 p.m. when it airs on News 6+ in the player below:
In the wake of Hurricane Idalia, which struck Florida’s Big Bend Wednesday morning as a powerful Category 3 hurricane, Chief Meteorologist Tom Sorrells is providing a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to cover a storm both in the field and in the News 6 newsroom.
News 6 anchor and reporter Erik Von Ancken, along with photojournalist Jeff Segers drove nearly 200 miles to Perry, Florida where they gave Central Florida viewers an up-close perspective of Hurricane Idalia as it came ashore.
Watch the show in the player above as it airs at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
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