CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Contrary to social media rumors, Weather Channel Meteorologist, Jim Cantore, was not spotted at the Charlotte Douglas Airport on Thursday.

The running joke is if Jim Cantore is spotted in your hometown -- brace yourself for some rough weather.

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"I love me some Jim Cantore, but he's not in Charlotte," Brad Panovich wrote on his Facebook page.

Panovich said he was texting with Cantore Thursday morning. Cantore told Panovich he was headed to Asheville on Friday.

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