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It’s a snow day tradition: Philly TV newscasters doing hilarious things because snow.

With a few inches falling this morning, reporters were out all over Philadelphia and surrounding counties. There were bus adventures, a tiny snowman and even a guy in shorts.

Here are seven of the best screenshots from this morning. If you captured any other funny moments, tweet at us or send an email (contact@billypenn.com). We’ll add them to the post.

The shorts guy

Why is this Lehigh Valley man wearing shorts during a snowstorm? Because “This is Pennsylvania. They breed a heartier stock.”

SEPTA’s excited driver

Credit: Screenshot/Fox29


The tiny snowman

This reporter was building a snowman for the anchors back in the studio.

The walking stick

Credit: Screenshot/NBC10

In case you have trouble walking through the snow today.

The massive snowball

Karen Rogers’ snowball is larger than the 6ABC snowman.

Hiding from the snow

Some people just weren’t cut out for days like this.

The sad reporter

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Again, some people just weren’t cut out for days like this.

Mark Dent is a reporter/curator at BillyPenn. He previously worked for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where he covered the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Penn State football and the Penn State administration. His...