Weather Experts: Lack of Planning Caused Cold Catastrophe
Government and private meteorologists saw it coming, some nearly three weeks in advance.
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
This week’s killer freeze in the U.S. was no surprise. Government and private meteorologists saw it coming, some nearly three weeks in advance. They started sounding warnings two weeks ahead of time. They talked to officials. They issued blunt warnings through social media. And yet catastrophe happened. At least 20 people have died and 4 million homes at some point lost power, heat or water. Experts said meteorologists had both types of sciences down right:…