November 30, 2012

BRENDAN LOY, CALL YOUR OFFICE: Why weren’t hurricane warnings issued for Sandy? “What would normally be of interest only to weather geeks — the fact that Superstorm Sandy probably made landfall last month as a ‘post-tropical cyclone’ rather than as a hurricane — is feeding a controversy over why government agencies issued no hurricane warnings. The hullabaloo involves the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space and Technology and the highest levels of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).”