The National Weather Service has a hidden message for Congress
ABC affiliate station meteorologist Mike Masco apparently found a hidden message to Congress, venting that frustration, buried in some standard weather alerts. (You can see the alert here. As of writing, it's still there. Scroll down a bit.)
But seriously. They need to get paid.
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In an official public forecast discussion, the Anchorage National Weather Service office - whose employees are working without knowledge of when they will be paid during the ongoing Federal shutdown - encoded this secret message: "Please pay us." The first letter in each of the first 11 lines in the forecast discussion spells out the message,...
( via popsci.com )
Chronicnerd wrote October 6, 2013 5:37:10 PM CEST
wish people were not so oblivious to the fact that *every site you see that is down and every critical organization is STILL FUNDED*
THIS INCLUDES USGS AND THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...AS WELL AS EVERY OTHER CRITICAL DEPARTMENT
Please don't give the Obama regime more power than it has already obtained through fear mongering tactics...
Toxic32 wrote October 6, 2013 1:25:17 PM CEST
Front moving in from the west.
Upper layers are playing their part and creating turbulent jet streams.
Clouds gathering from the east bring possible rain.
Knowledge of unpredictable fast moving down draft uncertain and may be a problem to agreed outcome.
Overall possible out come is negative and gathering energy by the hour.
Front weakening in the west leading to lower pressure dissipating in the short term.
Frost not expected but a distinct possibility and needs discussion.