The Nor’easter Has a Name and The National Weather Service Doesn’t Like It.


The Weather Channel made good on their promise to start naming major winter storms.  And this week’s nor’easter has been named Athena.  The National Weather Service hasn’t approved this and asked the Weather Channel to stop using the name.  Apparently only violently destructive hurricanes that claim lives can have cute girl names.

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8 comments
bmqq316
bmqq316

Lay down Athena...in your sea of wine.

BadNewsJeff
BadNewsJeff

I think they just name storms so you can refer to them later, rather than saying "remember the nor'easter of Nov. 7th-9th, you know the one that hit south east U.S. on the 7th, but didn't really make landfall until the night of the 7th in New Jersey and New York.  You know the one.  That sucked."

FLpro
FLpro

Cumia don't get cut one inch of slack!!

FLpro
FLpro

Just call it the "salt" that gets rubbed into the "wound" :\

Pecker Hicks
Pecker Hicks

Come on Weather Channel - show 'em who's boss.

DerekJamesSmith
DerekJamesSmith

One is a scientific organization and the other shows al ot of reality TV