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In an ‘I am Spartacus’ moment, Birmingham Weather Office staff members refused to reveal who wrote the tweet contradicting Trump’s incorrect Hurricane Dorian forecast

On September 1, Trump said that Hurricane Dorian was headed to Alabama. It wasn’t. A staffer at National Weather Service’s office in Birmingham set the record straight in a tweet. Employees told the New York Times that they still stand behind the tweet, despite the controversy surrounding Alabama (see: Sharpiegate). […]
In an ‘I am Spartacus’ moment, Birmingham Weather Office staff members refused to reveal who wrote the tweet contradicting Trump’s incorrect Hurricane Dorian forecast
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Trump reportedly pushed senior staff into making the NOAA defend his false claim that Hurricane Dorian was forecast to hit Alabama

US President Donald Trump requested aides pressure the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration into issuing a clarification to justify his false claims about Hurricane Dorian hitting Alabama, according to The New York Times. Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney reportedly relayed Trump’s order to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who authorised […]
Trump reportedly pushed senior staff into making the NOAA defend his false claim that Hurricane Dorian was forecast to hit Alabama
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Bahamas emergency services lists 2,500 people missing after Hurricane Dorian

A spokesperson for the Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Wednesday that the government has compiled a list of 2,500 missing persons after Hurricane Dorian devastated parts of the island. He said the list has not been checked against government records of people who are staying at shelters […]
Bahamas emergency services lists 2,500 people missing after Hurricane Dorian
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Bahamas officials deny suppressing the death toll from Hurricane Dorian, as aid workers report seeing far more bodies than official figures suggest

Bahamian Health Minister Duane Sands dismissed accusations that the government is suppressing the true death toll from Hurricane Dorian, calling the narrative “false” and “unfortunate”. As of Monday evening, the official death toll stood at 50, but reports from aid workers in the Great Abaco area suggest that the figure […]
Bahamas officials deny suppressing the death toll from Hurricane Dorian, as aid workers report seeing far more bodies than official figures suggest
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The head of the National Weather Service led a standing ovation for staff who corrected Trump after he said Hurricane Dorian could hit Alabama

National Weather Service (NWS) Director Louis Uccellini led a standing ovation on Monday for staff who contradicted President Trump’s false claim that Hurricane Dorian was forecasted to strike Alabama. “They did what any office would do,” Uccellini told the National Weather Association annual conference Monday. “With an emphasis they deemed […]
The head of the National Weather Service led a standing ovation for staff who corrected Trump after he said Hurricane Dorian could hit Alabama
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Commerce Chief Wilbur Ross threatened to fire NOAA leaders after a weather office in Alabama contradicted Trump about Hurricane Dorian

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross threatened to fire top employees at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration after one of its weather offices in Birmingham publicly contradicted President Donald Trump‘s claim that Hurricane Dorian could strike Alabama, The New York Times reported. Three sources familiar with the discussion told the […]
Commerce Chief Wilbur Ross threatened to fire NOAA leaders after a weather office in Alabama contradicted Trump about Hurricane Dorian
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Federal weather workers are furious at the NOAA’s ‘utterly disgusting’ statement defending Trump’s claim Hurricane Dorian would hit Alabama

Federal weather workers have reacted furiously to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) defence of US President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions that Hurricane Dorian was set to hit Alabama. “Never ever before has their management thrown them under the bus like this,” Dan Sobien, president of the National Weather […]
Federal weather workers are furious at the NOAA’s ‘utterly disgusting’ statement defending Trump’s claim Hurricane Dorian would hit Alabama