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16 December 2016
Weather balloons, launched from the NWS offices around the country, are often found and they have instructions on where to mail them so they can be reconditioned and used again. Most are never seen again though, but what are the odds that the balloon from one NWS office would land on the roof of a house nearby ANOTHER one?? A thousand to one? At least!
I’m often asked questions about climate science from colleagues who work in TV (and other media), and even they have a tough time separating the political propaganda surrounding climate change from the facts. Now if college grads, who are trained to sift fact from fiction are getting confused, imagine how it is for the public at large! This is where broadcast meteorologists have really stepped up. For many people, we …