Weather Channel Caught In Storm Of Controversy Over Sarcastic Tweet Published: May 13, 2014

The Weather Channel has apologized to outgoing Fort Worth, Texas, City Councilman Joel Burns after a recent Twitter flap, according to The Huffington Post.

Burns, an openly gay politician, gained national attention in October of 2010 when he made an impassioned “It Gets Better” speech at a council meeting, decrying the bullying of young LGBT students.

The incident between Burns and The Weather Channel began when Burns tweeted his frustration over pictures of Dallas being displayed by the app when people check the weather for Fort Worth, The Post reports.

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