"If someone claims that our core
mission is just warning the public of hazardous conditions, that's
really impossible unless we forecast the weather all the time. You
don't just plug in your clock when you want to know what time it
Source: Ed Johnson, the weather service's
director of strategic planning and policy, speaking about
legislation proposed by Sen. Rick Santorum.
Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum has introduced a bill to
prevent the National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration from providing information that is
available from a commercial vendor.
The Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame inducted four new members
Saturday evening at the Museum of Aviation's Century of Flight
hangar. Aldine "Al" Patton, Thomas "Pre" Ball, Hollis Harris and
Robert Sprayberry are the new members inducted to the Hall of Fame
in this year's banquet.