Weatherman Plunges into Pond on Outdoor Weather Set

Sometimes those outdoor weather sets actually are useful. 

WNEP (Scranton) Morning Weatherman Joe Snedeker put his mouth where other people's money is.

Snedeker took a “polar bear plunge” in the small pond located in the landscaping of the the station’s outside weather studio.

Snedeker was making good on a deal with viewers that, if money was raised to help a local boy. Joe Jones, a teenager whose dad has been a firefighter for 35 years, had spinal surgery and now needs a $15,000 bed to help him during his recovery.

The goal was met after an anonymous viewer sent a check for $9,000

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