‘It’s your weather my N******’

Viewers of The Weather Channel are in shock after a derogatory racial slur appeared on screen during a weather report, The Independent reports.

The station issued an apology after its channel Local on the 8s displayed the following graphic between a segment, “Hello monksIt’s your weather my N******”, according to The Independent.

What makes the incident even more puzzling is that the 24-hour cable weather network was recently obtained by the media mogul Byron Allen Allen Media in 2018.

Journalist Matthew Keys immediately noticed the misstep and posted a screenshot of the graph to Twitter, “I blurred it out, but I’m pretty sure you can figure out what he said,” Keys captioned his post, reports. Complex.

The Weather Channel released a statement to clarify that the offending phrase did not “come” from them, according to Complex.

“A graphic during The Weather Channel cable network’s ‘Local on the 8s’ presentation in Des Moines last night included a racial slur,” the statement read. “We removed this graphic as soon as we learned of it.

This is not from us, and we are investigating further. We apologize to our viewers.

The network further explained that it was conducting an investigation, The Independent reports.

Twitter users did not take the “accidental” insult lightly and expressed their anger.

“It comes from the cable company. TWC has computer units at the cable headends to produce the local on the 8, and a rogue cable employee must have interfered in the files and made him say this, ”said a Twitter user named Marissaaccording The Independent.

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