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It's also worth noting that while such disasters used to occur with some frequency (every few years) there has NOT been a Great Lakes maritime disaster of similar scale since the Edmund Fitzgerald (37 years and counting). Another triumph for meteorology, perhaps -- similar to the advances that now help prevent plane crashes due to downbursts/wind shear? Elaine
Elaine,Thanks for making that point. You are absolutely right but I was concerned our readers might be tired of me always proclaiming how good weather forecasting as become.Mike