It always bothers me when people bash prognosticators and school officials, no matter the decisions made for safety’s sake as it applies to weather conditions. This is an excellent read.
I need to preface this post with this. Anything that flows from my fingers onto this virtual parchment is my own opinion and is wholly separate from any opinion held by government agencies or school districts.
So, it appears as though we have folks moaning and groaning about another apparent “bust”. I’m reading stuff like, “The SPC highlighted us and NOTHING HAPPENED.” “Has the SPC lost it’s mind?” Both of these statements – and similar beliefs held by others – are rooted in ignorance. I’m willing to bet none of the offending principals realize what the SPC risk outlooks are or what they’re supposed to mean. If they won’t take it upon themselves to learn, let me educate them.
The SPC outlooks are meant to describe what COULD happen given the atmospheric conditions present, not what WILL happen. These outlooks are refined throughout the day in response to ever-changing atmospheric…
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