What was Joe Folks catch phrase at th...

What was Joe Folks catch phrase at the end of his broadcast??

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Ivor, VA

#1 Aug 18, 2010
He was from WVEC in the Tidewater area of Virginia and I grew up watching him and remebered he saluted and then put his pen in his pocket!

Hampton, VA

#2 Aug 19, 2010
I remember him. Greatest weather man in the are, all time!
Joe Folkes

Church View, VA

#3 Sep 7, 2010
Party hard and keep it between the ditches!

Ivor, VA

#4 Sep 7, 2010
I will say one thing...when he said it was going to rain, it rained.I would turn off my
13 in. B & W television and get out my rubber boots, rain coat. Nowday they got all that crap and cant find hurricane Earl, OH, BTW, where is the
Earl??I guess he is under Don Slater's bed.
AND another thing, when Joe Folks pasted on the map a picture of the sun, I already planned my picnic.
Rose Supan

Bethesda, MD

#5 Nov 26, 2012
This is Joe Folkes for Tysinger Dodge saying good night and smooth sailing.
Wayne Brown

Birmingham, AL

#6 Dec 3, 2012
I remember one day when he did his salute and returned his pen to his pocket with his usual flourish, the cap flew off the pen and he drew a black line right down the front of his white jacket!
Tony Vu

Leeds, AL

#7 Jan 17, 2013
Had that big 'ole magic marker!
charles mclane

United States

#8 Jul 29, 2014
I think it was "Have a good day, Goodnight
NN kid

Middletown, NY

#9 Aug 19, 2014
I was working the night of the '80 circus blizzard at a hospital in Norfolk and we had the dayroom TV on. Checked all 3 stations' forcast and only Joe Foulkes predicted a big snow. He said, "we're going to get plastered!". He was a meteorologist, not just an announcer, and he definitely knew his stuff when it came to the weather.
One of the other local stations ran an ad for their new weather report upgrade, I forget what it was called now, but they were advertising that they weren't using a marker on a map the way Joe did. I thought it was funny, since all the shiny new trappings weren't much value if the forecast wasn't accurate.

Virginia Beach, VA

#10 Dec 14, 2015
watching him back in the days I don't remember any catch prase but I do seem to remember him doing a military salute at the end of each weather report.
B Hatfield

United States

#11 Mar 8, 2016
Remember in 67 or 8. no chance of snow next morning 8 or 10 inches ! And he had enough guts to apologize.! Not like. the guy's we got. now !

Huntington, NY

#12 Sep 19, 2016
Have a good night and a pleasant tomorrow

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