Al you are only human welcome to the club, as his alarm did not go off and he missed his show on The Weather Channel.

Being someone who has done a morning show for the last million years I too have overslept and ran into work late. Thankfully I have never missed a whole show due to me just waking up on my own, or a phone call from my worried morning show partner would wake me out of my slumber.

I also use my cell phone as an alarm clock and it happens. Thankfully my commute here in Duluth is pretty short so I am able to get to the station fairly quick. I must say that I am pretty surprised that someone like Al Roker does not have some type of back up system to make sure he is up and ready every day. Or at least a driver who would pound on his door to rustle him out of bed.

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