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Thursday, January 06, 2005

Lack of TV Weatherpersons' Accountability

Boston got snow today in spite of what the people on TV forecast. The same thing happens every winter, it seems, and even the day-after-Xmas storm was far underestimated by the local meteorologists. What amazes me about these instances is that when you tune in later that night, there's never any apology or admission of having had the day's forecast wrong. We need some kind of TV weather forecaster accuracy tracker to know who we can trust.