|Map of the actual snow from the storm. Click to enlarge.|
Minnesota Public Radio said in response.
“Had we known…” Are you even serious? Every forecast in the region was clear. The stress and strain you put on families and the children you put in danger when you put them on the roads tonight was absolutely unacceptable. Take responsibility. This was nothing short of very poor planning. Not only did you have a pretty clear radar as early as yesterday, you had enough snow by noon to know what the afternoon would look like. Had you known…please.
I've often talked about how the weather is an "all-purpose excuse" which is used even when the forecasts are fine.
Fortunately, people are catching on to this. Even United Airlines is making changes to improve the company's credibility.
I do have one bone to pick with MPR's story and that is this.
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