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New Orleans TV station loses part of roof during hurricane coverage

2 years 9 months 1 week ago Sunday, August 29 2021 Aug 29, 2021 August 29, 2021 9:51 PM August 29, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

METAIRIE - Staff at WGNO had to evacuate from their control room in the middle of live coverage as the roof of their building was ripped off by winds from Hurricane Ida.

Tweets from anchors and reporters show rain leaking into their newsroom and falling ceiling tiles. The storm even smashed the station's satellites.

WGNO shares studio space with CW affiliate WNOL at The Galleria in Metairie.

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