Yeah our's goes nuts too, but we don't get extremes that often. When we do though, they make up for it. In fact they also like to make the "worse than normal but still mundane" sound like the apocalypse too.
We just got 5" of snow the other week (that they horribly screwed up the predictions) and you would have thought we were being covered by volcanic ash they way they went on. Most of it melted by the next day, but they still went on like you were lucky if you could open your front door