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GMA's Ginger Zee's fans fear for her health after worrying video

The GMA meteorologist looked very cold…

Ginger Zee's fans were pleading with her to "stay safe" after she posted a video on Instagram that saw her battling the freezing elements.

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The GMA meteorologist was filming a segment for Friday's show while standing outside in the cold and heavy snow. Despite wrapping up in a padded jacket and cozy hat, Ginger could be heard sniffling as she joked about her eye makeup running down her face thanks to the baltic conditions.

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WATCH: Ginger Zee's fans fear for her health and safety after worrying new video

Addressing her fans in the short clip, she said: "Well, it's snowing and my eye makeup is going to be showing it this morning on GMA.

"Hope you all are safe, lots of cancellations at airports, got three/four here, nine plus in Connecticut already. Have a good one."

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Captioning the video, she wrote: "Snow then wind and cold … ask my melting eye makeup more than 5” in Manhattan, 10+” in Connecticut."

Fans rushed to share their fears for her health and safety, with one responding: "Stay safe and warm."

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Ginger joked about her watery eye makeup due to the weather

A second said: "Appreciate you very much. Please be safe!" A third added: "Just be really careful out there. Take care of yourself and be safe."

Ginger has been absent from the GMA studios since last month due to the latest surge of coronavirus cases, particularly in New York.

The rising cases have also meant that she has had to postpone three dates and completely cancel another from her nationwide tour for her new book, A Little Closer to Home: How I Found the Calm After the Storm.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Ginger's book tour has become a virtual event

The remaining two dates have now become a virtual event, with Ginger sharing on Thursday: "Although COVID restrictions are forcing my events to be postponed or turned virtual — I’m glad everyone will be safe.

"AND here’s a sliver of sunshine — more of you can sign up from ANYWHERE for the virtual talks at @quailridgebooks and @andersonsbookshop! Go to their sites and sign up to attend. I would love to see you all there — I’ll be answering questions and giving a presentation. Plus we can get you signed books!"

She added: "Gratitude for the ability to still release my book in a time I think many people may really need it… See you all soon."

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