She used Twitter to defend herself and tornado warning updates, according to a report.
A meteorologist in Atlanta said he received death threats from viewers for disrupting the Masters tournament that featured the historic and improbable victory of Tiger Woods.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Ella Dorsey of CBS 46 took to Twitter to defend herself and the broadcast that only occupied half the screen during the tournament.
"For all those who send me death threats right now: you would not say a damn thing if a tornado ravaged your home this afternoon, lives are more important than 5 minutes of golf, I'll keep repeating that if and when we cut the schedule to keep to the safe people. "
Severe weather moved through northern Georgia on Sunday, leaving scattered damage throughout the area, Fox5Atlanta.com reported. A Tornado Surveillance covering most of northern Georgia ended at 2 p.m.
The newspaper quoted the news director as calling some of the comments "crazy".
Woods' low 13 was enough to defeat Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffle and Brooks Koepeka in one fell swoop.
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In addition to Woods' fifth Masters championship and the 15th main title (which is behind only the great Jack Nicklaus in both categories), on Sunday he scored his 81st PGA Tour victory, one off Sam Snead's career record. It was also the first time that Tiger won one of the four major golf championships when he did not enter the final round with at least part of the lead.