News 8's fresh-scrubbed meteorologist Burton Fitzsimmons says that it was growing up on a 20-acre spread in San Antonio, watching the often crazy Texas weather roll over the Hill Country that sparked his interest in all things hail, rain, and drought. We don't doubt it: Fitzsimmons is confident and heady enough to inject into his broadcasts the irony necessary to forecast a July "cold front" – and we love him for it.
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