Floridians console ourselves that with hurricanes — as opposed to forest fires, tornadoes and earthquakes — we get plenty of warning. But here’s a new kind of warning, courtesy of Hurricane Sandy: The days of ever-better storm predictions are numbered.The problem this time is not a just stingy Congress unwilling to pay for forecasting technology. Federal bureaucrats and scientists also have wasted hundreds of millions of dollars and botched the program intended to provide crucial satellite data.
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