John Oliver discusses the tension between the public and private worlds of predicting the weather. Look out Mountain Weather Masters.
“How about MWM starts naming storms this winter… Scruffy, Cupcake, Oddball, Whistleblower…?”
Mike Friedman, MWM
“John Oliver’s crew really did their homework. The details in the story are very accurate. Barry Meyers & AccuWeather have argued that the NWS should get out of the Watch/Warning/Advisory business, so they can sell their warnings. So in the Barry Meyers world, weather warnings would be only for those who could pay for them.”
Joe Ramey, MWM