Snow Storm Hoax?

Blizzard warnings were forecast from DC to Boston, with up to two feet of snow expected “in what forecasters confidently predicted would be a historic storm that would disrupt lives in one of the nation’s densest population corridors.”
But was the Nor’easter blizzard all a hoax?

National Weather Service meteorologists in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington held a conference call Monday afternoon about computer models that dramatically cut predicted snow amounts. They decided to keep the super snowy warnings.

They knew MONDAY that their totals of one to two feet for the NY metropolitan area were highly exaggerated, but chose not to revise the forecast?

Out of extreme caution we decided to stick with higher amounts,” Greg Carbin, chief of forecast operations at the Weather Prediction Center in suburban Maryland, told The Associated Press.

The lame excuse was that they “didn’t want to confuse people”? Didn’t want Continue reading "Snow Storm Hoax?"