Flying Snowballs Are The Real Blizzard 2016 Hazard For Reporters In Philly

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01.24.16
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Blizzard conditions suck. The cold sucks. The wind sucks. The bits of ice that cut up your face like Frosty’s torture porn starter kit suck. There’s a lot of whimsy to projected on winter storms, but these things just plain suck. Well, that is until you can factor in the soul nourishing excellence that comes from a well tossed snowball. It’s good for the spirit, but it’s wreaking havoc on anyone giving an update on the weather.

Reporters in Philadelphia are facing an unexpected hazard in the form of freshly lobbed (battery-free) snowballs. Philadelphia Magazine associate editor Dan McQuade has kept an eye on who’s been hit with these chilly projectiles and the results are remarkable. Check out this NBC reporter that soldiers on despite getting popped with a snowball. PROFESSIONALISM!

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