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WATCH: Al Roker’s ‘Rokerthon’ returned and Chris Michaels joined him

Chris was live Monday morning at the Mill Mountain Star

Chris Michaels joins Al Roker for Rokerthon 2021
Chris Michaels joins Al Roker for Rokerthon 2021

ROANOKE, Va. – The annual tradition of Rokerthon returned!

It’s a Today tradition that started in 2014 with a 34-hour marathon weather forecast.

On Monday, June 21, Al Roker teamed up with more than 50 news stations and colleges across the country to set the Guinness World Record for most people in an online weather reporting video relay.

Your Local Weather Authority Meteorologist Chris Michaels took part, giving a forecast from the Mill Mountain Star.

Chris talked about the day’s weather, what makes Roanoke weather unique and also chatted with Al about what type of weather we can expect to see in Southwest and Central Virginia this summer.

The video below is their chat ahead of the big event, while the video above is Chris’ forecast from Rokerthon 2021.

Al Roker talks with Chris Michaels ahead of Rokerthon on June 21
Al Roker talks with Chris Michaels ahead of Rokerthon on June 21

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