Sun.Oct 02, 2022

The High Price of Ignoring Planning – two articles

Recovery Diva

From the NY times on Oct.1: Facing a Dire Storm Forecast in Florida, Officials Delayed Evacuation. An excerpt: * * * But while officials along much of that coastline responded with orders to evacuate on Monday, emergency managers in Lee County held off, pondering during the day whether to tell people to flee, but then deciding to see how the forecast evolved overnight.

ESSENTIAL ARTICLE re Hurricane Ian

Recovery Diva

From the WashPost: Why Ian Was Hard to Track and Harder to Communicate. This article explains some of the problems that forecasters and emergency managers have re complex hurricane events like Ian