Weekend Sunrise predicts temperatures of 158 degrees in live TV gaffe

Sunny with a chance of DEATH: Weekend Sunrise in hot water with Adelaide viewers after predicting temperatures of 158 degrees in live TV gaffe

By Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 03:01 BST, 28 September 2020 | Updated: 03:01 BST, 28 September 2020

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Adelaide had cause for concern after Weekend Sunrise released it's daily weather predictions over the weekend.  

Despite spring temperatures typically reaching around 20° in the South Australian capital, Seven's Weekend Sunrise reported the city would reach an unseasonable (and uninhabitable) 158° on Sunday. 

The embarrassing gaffe was first spotted by TV Tonight, which published images of the incorrect weather strip splashed on-screen at around 7.10am. 

Sunny with a chance of DEATH: Weekend Sunrise landed itself in hot water with Adelaide viewers on Sunday morning after predicting temperatures of 158 degrees. Pictured: Weekend Sunrise hosts Monique Wright and Matt Doran

Sunny with a chance of DEATH: Weekend Sunrise landed itself in hot water with Adelaide viewers on Sunday morning after predicting temperatures of 158 degrees. Pictured: Weekend Sunrise hosts Monique Wright and Matt Doran 

Presumably the network meant to report temperatures highs of 18° - which would have been correct. 

It's not the first time Weekend Sunrise has suffered an on-air faux pas.  

In May, Weekend Sunrise presenter Matt Doran was left confused during a live Saturday broadcast when the show suffered technical issues and failed to switch

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