Hurricane Irma set records for The Weather Channel, too

NEW YORK - Hurricane Irma was a record-setter for The Weather Channel, too.

The Nielsen company said an average of 3.29 million people watched the network on Sunday as the deadly storm blew over Florida. The network had 2.82 million on Saturday as the storm approached from the Caribbean.

The network has never had a bigger audience. Its previous record came with Hurricane Irene in 2011, when it measured 2.48 million viewers.

More than 10 million people watched either The Weather Channel or the three cable news networks on Sunday night.

---

Follow the Channel 3 Weather Team on Twitter @wkycweather and on Facebook

© 2017 Associated Press


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment