From Bill Read via Facebook comes this photo of the National Hurricane Center’s staff Saturday tracking Irene. Associated Press photo by Andy Newman.
I recognize the looks on their faces. It is a combination of concern and concentration and I see it on the faces of our meteorologists at AccuWeather all of the time. We are trying to outwit Mother Nature and human nature, the latter in the sense that we have to think through hazards that might not be obvious in order to give people the information they need to protect themselves, their families and their businesses.