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Earthquake Shakes KWTV Morning Newscast

An earthquake shook the early morning newscast at KWTV, the CBS affiliate in Oklahoma City, Tuesday morning (video above).

Meteorologist Jed Castles was in the middle of his forecast when the earthquake rattled the studio. Although there was no visible shaking, anchor Bobbie Miller can be heard off camera saying, “We feel the lights shaking in the studio. We’re having an earthquake right now.”

The earthquake was one of several that struck central Oklahoma early Tuesday morning.

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Oklahoma City Meteorologist’s Wife Surprises Him On-Air

KWTV meteorologist Jed Castles had a surprise guest during his “Bus Stop Forecast” segment. He tossed to a viewer question and the viewer was his wife Sharon. You can watch the video after the jump.

“That was my lovely wife Sharon,” Castles told viewers. “And I didn’t know she was going to do that.  That was a rare treat.  I got tricked by somebody.”

But the surprise quickly veered into adult territory when his co-anchor Stan Miller told him,”You married up, son.  You married up.” Castles replied, “Did I ever. Boy what a blessing she is. Guys, good morning to you.  Man! Whoo! Put a little chill up my spine. I’m ready to get home,” which was greeted with squeals off camera from co-anchor Bobbie Miller and a reply of, “Oh! A little frisky!” Read more

As Snow Hit, Oklahoma City Stations Blanketed the Area with Local Coverage

As a blizzard swept through Oklahoma in the early hours of Tuesday morning, Oklahoma City stations were there to greet it.

KWTV was the first to begin its local news coverage. The CBS-affiliate began at 3:50 a.m., 40 minutes earlier than its regular start time.

ABC-affiliate KOCO and Fox-affiliate KOKH began at 4:00 a.m. For KOCO, that was a half-hour early; for KOKH, it was a full hour.

NBC-affiliate KFOR was the only station not to make an early start, opening its newscast at the the regularly scheduled time of 4:30 a.m. Read more