What’s up with all this snow?


Submitted by John Gallus of Bethlehem
Hour 1

The record snowfall blanketing the mid-Atlantic region for the second time in a week is the topic of today’s first hour of Radio Times. We’ll talk to National Weather Service meteorologist JOE MIKETTA about what’s causing the snow and how it stacks up against historical precipitation.  Then we’ll talk to JON SHURE of The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about what the financial burden of dealing with the blizzard means for municipal governments already buckling under the financial strain of the recession. Then we’ll talk to SCOTT BERNHARDT of the weather forecasting firm Planalytics about the economic impact to the private sector. And to close the show, we’ll turn to our listeners to hear about YOUR experience of this snowstorm.

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[audio: 021110_100630.mp3]

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