TWC: The Extreme Weather Channel


The Weather Channel will debut half-hour special Extreme Weather Theories May 27 at 8:30 p.m. (EST), the network said Friday.

The special coincides with the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox theatrical The Day After Tomorrow, a science-fiction film about Earth reaching the next Ice Age.

TWC was the film’s highlighted weather authority, the network said.

As for Extreme Weather Theories, Dr. Heidi Cullen -- recently appointed climate expert for the network -- examines global warming and the likelihood of its triggering changes in the world's climate such as those that form the premise of The Day After Tomorrow.