News anchor accidentally disrupts weather forecast while playing Pokémon Go

Or: how to tell when your addiction's gone too far

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We’re pretty sure the world’s new-found Pokémon Go addiction has been causing a few people problems this week – and journalist Allison Kropff may be the most red-faced of the lot after she accidentally interrupted her colleague’s weather forecast because she was so distracted by the augmented reality game.

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Presenter Bobby Deskins was trying to deliver the outlook for Florida during a live broadcast when Kropff wandered in front of the camera, phone in hand.

Deskins warned viewers: “You guys have got to be careful with these phones and these Pokémon. You’re just walking around all over the place!”

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Kropff later laughed off her embarrassment by uploading the clip to Twitter along with the caption: ‘That moment you realize you may be addicted to #PokémonGO.’