Either WTSP News reporter Allison Kropff is way too into “Pokemon Go” or she could use a little more respect for meteorology– it’s probably a combination of both.
The TV news correspondent walked through a live weather report Monday morning, supposedly chasing one of the elusive (fake) critters on her smartphone.
Meteorologist Bobby Deskins took the pretty obviously staged prank in stride, asking his colleague, “You got a Poke-man?”
“You guys gotta be careful with these phones and this Pokeman — you’re just walking around all over the place,” Deskins warned his viewers and co-workers, before dutifully returning to the local temperatures.
Watch the video below.
23 'Pokemon GO' Memes to Help You Understand the New Pokemon Craze (Photos)
We use the power of memes to help you understand exactly why everybody is freaking out about this weird phone game
Do you not get the hysteria over "Pokemon GO"? We got your back. As you click through this gallery of memes, we'll explain what they mean and why they speak to the popularity of the game as a social and pop culture event. Because the appeal of "Pokemon GO" is as much in talking about it as it is actually playing it.