Letter | ‘Expert’ storm predictions nothing but hot air

08/14/2013 7:13 PM

10/03/2013 6:59 AM

Re: Headline on Page 1A Wednessday, “Experts predict major hurricane for East Coast”

Haven’t you learned by now that there is no such thing as an “expert” when it comes to what most consider completely unpredictable weather and certainly guessing about the future about it.

Also, this does not deserve front page coverage and headlines when forecasters past records have been so consistently wrong. One could use a dartboard and have an equal chance of success.

All these headlines do is get insurance companies to raise their rates again and again and again on everyone’s already inflated costs.

Bob Shoemaker

Pawleys Island

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