Why Meteorologists Avoid Wearing Green On TV

FOX 2's Jessica Starr wasn't on her typical weather duty Tuesday morning. Instead, she was showing off more products made right here in Michigan.

(WJBK) - FOX 2's Jessica Starr wasn't on her typical weather duty Tuesday morning. Instead, she was showing off more products made right here in Michigan.

The assignment gave her a chance to do something meteorologists usually don't get to do -- wear green.

Normally, mets avoid the color green due to the chroma key. Also known as a green screen, it's a special effect set that allows for layering two images or video streams together. This is how you see the weather maps behind our Weather Authority team.