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F-Bomb Meteorologist Returning to Work After Outpouring of Support From Viewers

WSAV chief meteorologist Kris Allred is set to return to work next Monday, a week after she was heard saying the f-word during the Savannah NBC-affiliate’s 5 p.m. newscast.

Soon after the incident, Allred posted a message on WSAV’s Facebook page apologizing for “having used such offensive language,” and viewers quickly responded with messages of support.

Now it appears that Allred’s swift apology and the show of support from viewers were enough to convince WSAV to let the veteran meteorologist back on the air. Read more

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Kris Allred Temporarily Off the Air at WSAV After Saying F-Word During Newscast

WSAV chief meteorologist Kris Allred is temporarily off the air at the Savannah NBC-affiliate after she said the f-word off-camera during an evening newscast Monday night.

“Due to Monday night’s incident, I temporarily won’t be on the air until a permanent decision is made,” Allred wrote on Facebook last night. “I just want to say thank you for all of the support. I hop to give you your forecast very soon!”

WSAV’s broadcast went dark for a short time during the 5 p.m. newscast, but Allred’s and co-anchor Andrew Davis were still audible.

“Major, major help,” Allred can be heard saying. “The text alerts to send out the weather warnings are completely wrong on all the times. Kevin is aware of it, we thought it was a glitch, for one. But the entire system is f*cked.” Read more