Rival Questions Accuracy of WTSP’s Weather Claims

By Andrew Gauthier 

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St. Petersburg Times

The ads have run for a while now, touting CBS affiliate WTSP-Ch. 10 as featuring the Tampa market’s most accurate weather forecasts based on an analysis from an “independent company” which “researched every station in town.”

But the company which performed the analysis, Arizona-based WeatheRate, did not include area cable newschannel Bay News 9, which has made its “weather on the nines” forecasts a central part of its programming and brand.

The slight has left some folks at Bay News 9 questioning the accuracy of WTSP’s commercial and WeatheRate’s analyses. More…

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