preparedness http://wamc.org en Hundreds Attend Hurricane Preparedness Conference in MA http://wamc.org/post/hundreds-attend-hurricane-preparedness-conference-ma <p>With the start of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season less than a month away, hundreds of people attended a hurricane preparedness conference Wednesday in central Massachusetts.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Paul Tuthill reports&hellip;</p><p>The director of the National Hurricane Center, Bill Read urged hundreds of public safety officials not to be in denial when they see a forecast that has a hurricane tracking to New England.</p><p>Read said since 1990 hurricane tracking errors, 48 hours from landfall, have been cut in half. But forecasting a storm&rsquo;s intensity remains tricky&hellip;</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 11:46:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 38677 at http://wamc.org Hundreds Attend Hurricane Preparedness Conference in MA