KOMU, the NBC affiliate for Columbia, MO, was evacuated Sunday because of fears the broadcast tower might fall during the latest storm to hit the area.
Engineers, concerned by high winds along with a build-up of heavy snow on the tower, ordered the evacuation of the station just before 10:00 a.m.
Shortly after Noon, the station tweeted the all-clear saying, “We are happy to report KOMU has been given the all-clear and we are all safely back in the building.” Viewers saw no interruption on-air. The station was airing network programming during the evacuation. Read more