MEDIA OVERSELLS ANOTHER HURRICANE

Covering weather events like Florence has evolved from a cottage industry way back in the 1980s to the full-blown media events they are now. Having reported that Florence was going to be a 100 year Cat 5 storm, the Weather Channel, et. al, are now left with a fairly pedestrian CAT1 flooding event. Nevertheless, having pre-located their resources in the path of the storm, the Weather Channel is now giving the storm the full…