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When hazardous weather and four tornado warnings shut down Championship Sunday, Dave Mercer suddenly had a free day. The Bassmaster emcee and roving reporter had never been in a situation with tornado warnings. So when a safe break in the weather appeared, he and photographer James Overstreet went out to investigate the scene. This photo gallery is in Mercer's very own words. "Hours before the sun arose, myself and the media were forced to deal with the realization of a Championship Sunday that was for naught."
Photo: James Overstreet (Captions: Dave Mercer)