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James Spann

May 01, 2014

The Birmingham-based meteorologist constantly responds to his 144k+ Twitter followers’ weather-related questions and retweets user-submitted photos from around the state, all while helming the televised weather forecast on a local ABC affiliate’s news show. He helped pioneer the use of Twitter as an information source during extreme weather events with his minute-by-minute coverage of the April 2011 tornado that devastated the Southeast. —Victor Luckerson

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