Commentary – Take Cover!

The Mid-West has had a harsh storm season this summer, with plenty ofweather alerts and downed trees as proof. Recently, thousands were leftwithout electricity after storms made their way through northern Indiana andsouthern Michigan. Technology…such as Doppler radar…helps warnresidents of impending danger, minimizing the loss of lives. But afterheeding several warnings herself, Great Lakes Radio Consortium commentator,Julia King, wonders about the fine line between forewarning and crying wolf: