Storm warning teams need better road map

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: June 5, 2013
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We won't join the chorus of second-guessers and offer acid criticism of local weather coverage teams. On balance, these people saved countless lives in May. The sense of panic extant Friday night likely had less to do with what they were saying than it did our own memories of May 20.

Nevertheless, we urge local weather teams to review what they did and said last week and map out a less chaotic, more thoughtful approach. Warnings save lives. Panic leads people to do foolish things.


by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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