Who’s Too Sensitive

We certainly live in a time of increased sensitivity to issues as well as one that is more provocative.  This disruptive time creates an interesting environment in particular for high profile weather forecasted events as well as strong criticism of when the forecasts fail to live up to expectations of the recipient.  Are the criticisms justified?  Or are people unfairly attacking meteorologists?  How do we get to a balance of proper expectations and effective justified criticism?

Here are some links that you might find useful if you want to dig deeper into today’s episode:

  • Why People Think Weather Forecasts Are Bad When They Are Actually Pretty Good
    • https://www.forbes.com/sites/marshallshepherd/2017/03/21/why-people-think-weather-forecasts-are-bad-when-they-are-actually-pretty-good/
  • Do You Have What It Takes to Predict the Future? The Reality Behind Becoming a Meteorologist
    • http://thevane.gawker.com/do-you-have-what-it-takes-to-predict-the-future-the-re-1723297960
  • Why You’re Wrong To Complain About ‘The Weather People’ Today
    • http://943thepoint.com/why-youre-wrong-to-complain-about-the-weather-people-today/

Now for the episode: