Friday, October 7, 2016

Hurricane reporting

I am not making this up. This morning, glancing at a weather report to maybe see where the storm was, I saw instead a man who said Florida’s position relative to the present hurricane, lessens damage and loss of life. The bad part of the storm was several miles off shore, he said. He then drew a line on his weather map, stating “This is Florida. Now, if Florida were in this position …” He drew a diagonal line many miles east and across the storm path. “… then the damage would be greater.” Yep. And if there were no Florida, GA an SC would be facing a really big storm. And if common sense existed in weather reporting …

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