Social Media The Weather Channel blows social media away with Tornado Week stunt The cable channel put its interns in a studio with cameras and about a dozen high-powered fans. The result? Winds gusting at 140 miles per hour and nearly 50,000 tweets. By Matt WilsonMay 15, 2013 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.