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NOAA backs Trump on Alabama hurricane forecast, rebukes Weather Service for accurately contradicting

NOAA backs Trump on Alabama hurricane forecast, rebukes Weather Service for accurately contradicting him

September 6, 2019 at 8:52 PM EDT
The federal agency that oversees the National Weather Service has sided with President Trump over its own scientists in the ongoing controversy over whether Alabama was at risk of a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian.

In a statement released Friday afternoon, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) stated Alabama was in fact threatened by the storm at the time Trump tweeted Alabama would “most likely be hit (much) harder than anticipated.”

Referencing archived hurricane advisories, the NOAA statement said that information provided to the president and the public between Aug. 28 and Sept. 2 “demonstrated that tropical-storm-force winds from Hurricane Dorian could impact Alabama."


https://beta.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/09/06/noaa-backs-president-trump-alabama-hurricane-forecast-rebukes-weather-service-office-that-accurately-contradicted-him/?outputType=amp



Posted by liberal N proud | Sat Sep 7, 2019, 07:48 AM (7 replies)
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