Twitter-powered tornado takes over Weather Channel (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – Remember when interning meant getting people coffee or sorting through mail?

At the Weather Channel, interns get to do a lot more than just file papers. They get to make them fly with their very own Twitter-powered tornado in honor of Tornado Week.

Every tweet with the hashtag #TornadoWeek boosts winds inside the office. When the interns get one million mentions, the wind will get turned up “for a full blown EF-5 tornado” inside the Weather Channel headquarters.

Watch the interns battle winds and even break into song and dance on their livestream below:

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