As Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Florida with winds exceeding 140 miles per hour, several journalists tried their best to get up close and personal with the storm — resulting in some truly shocking moments.
CNN’s Kyung Lah was nearly struck by a falling street sign while covering the storm from Miami Beach, “If I didn’t have this steel railing, I’d be flying,” she said.
And here’s The Weather Channel’s meteorologist Mike Bettes struggling to stay on his feet in the storm:
Which some viewers found amusing:
But not everyone was amused:
Drake was eager to update everyone on the pair’s well-being.
Reporters from networks including CNN, MSNBC and ABC News also weathered the storm in the name of journalism:
The Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel had a real tough time staying upright: