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Carole Meekins: Positively Milwaukee

Viewer Critique of Weather Coverage

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As I've said many times, usually people are quick to complain and slow to praise. But every once in awhile, there are those are willing to send kinds words. After a weekend of double duty, our weekend crew was happy to see this e-mail I got from Anne Bartell. It was very sweet of her to take the time to send a positive message. Here's Anne's e mail. ________________________________ Dear Carole, Well once again TMJ4 was miles ahead of the competition. This time it was the weather crew this past weekend. And I should be writing to them, but I know for sure that you read your e-mails. Would you please be so kind as to pass this along to the crew? I would so appreciate that. I was in Salem, MA on Saturday 6/7 and had no idea how frightening the weather was back in Milwaukee until I made an ordinary call to my family. My family member quickly informed me that at that very moment I was calling, it was pouring rain like mad and tornadoes were a possibility..... right in the vicinity of my new house in Franklin! We kept the conversation short and as soon as I got off the phone, I typed in 'tmj4' on my laptop and ......voila! I was able to see live and comprehensive coverage of the storm. I was able to easily follow every single minute by minute detail. Scott Steele was superb! Michael Fish, Jay Olstad and ......omg I can't remember the other reporter's name who reported from Randolph, WI..... and I do apologize.....were excellent, supportive, informative and extremely helpful. I knew exactly what was going on and where, to the point when I knew it was safe to call my family once the storm blew over. I typed in channels 6 and 12 to see if I could gain even more information........ and Carole.......they weren't even CLOSE to the caliber of reporting tmj4 provided. I was able to hear an audio from Bart Adrian, but honestly your guys were miles and miles ahead of what I could see from my laptop. So once again, I would like to thank 'tmj4' for reporting that goes WAY above and beyond. I have depended upon 'tmj4' now that I am working outside of the Milwaukee area and can count on your reliability and accuracy. tmj4 is truly in a class by itself. Your hard work and dedication are appreciated more than you can ever know. Please keep up your outstanding quality. It shows. Sincerely, Anne Bartell.....formerly Thornton

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