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Charlotte Meteorologist: Why Change DNC Venue?, ‘Severe Threat Is Almost Zero’...

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The chief meteorologist at News Channel 36 WCNC in Charlotte is questioning the decision to move President Obama's Thursday campaign speech indoors.

"[I]t's a simple question.. if you had a #Panthers game, Concert or Soccer match with a 20% chance of storms would you cancel 24hrs prior?" Brad Panovich wrote on Twitter.

"Severe threat is almost zero Thursday night & chance of rain is 20%," Panovich wrote.

Obama campaign officials have been saying all week that the event at Bank of America stadium in front of more than 70,000 supporters would go forward "rain or shine."

They reversed that decision Wednesday, citing the forecast — though Panovich said the outlook had only improved. Read more at Politico...

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