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01/27/2015 10:21 am ET Updated Jan 27, 2015

CNN's Brian Stelter Gives Upside Down Report During Blizzard

Conflicting reports concerning the severity of Tuesday's blizzard have left many New Yorkers feeling confused. But CNN's Brian Stelter may have come through with the most disorienting report yet.

While covering the temporary closure of New York City's subway system, Stelter's camera accidentally flipped upside down as he descended the station's stairs. He continued his report unfazed for a good half-minute -- casually explaining to viewers how the MTA planned to keep snow off some of the tracks -- before finally turning the camera right-side up again.

The correspondent later owned up to the mistake on Twitter, posting the video for all to see:

Stelter also explained the reason for the flipped shot:

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