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Can China Control the Weather?

Weatherman Al wants to find out.


Al Roker says he isn’t worried about potential censorship while the Today show is in China. “I don’t consider myself a journalist,” he said at a luncheon for Bottle Shock on August 5. “I’m a weatherman. But they have this program that they say can modify the weather, a method of seeding the clouds, that they say they have perfected,” he said, sounding like a journo. “I’m curious about that.” Any other plans? “Last time, Matt and I did the luge together, wearing Spandex,” he said. “So we’ll have to do some tandem sport with, for me, an embarrassingly formfitting outfit.”

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