Viewers of WENY bent the Elmira, NY ABC affiliate’s twitter feed after the station cut away from the last six minutes of the World Cup final to air a tornado warning.
The big match between Germany and Argentina was decided while WENY was warning viewers about possible tornadoes in the area.
Viewers complained loudly over Twitter, but the station had some support on facebook.
The tweet below sums up the sentiment being expressed by World Cup fans. There were so many NSFW tweets, TVSpy chose one to represent the many. You can see it after the jump.
Thanks for making us miss the end of the World Cup @WENYTV! If we didn't hate local news before, we sure do now.
— Mack Schrock (@schrockmr) July 13, 2014
While not all viewers were upset about the interruption:
Here’s one of the many the NSFW tweets: