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A Short Treatise on Hurricanes by an Old Master
      #69102 - Wed Aug 02 2006 06:30 PM

Grady Norton, venerated Chief Forecaster, wrote this in 1947. It's called "A Soliloquy". 31 pages pdf

National Weather Service/Weather Bureau
1955 Exceptional Service Award
Grady Norton, (posthumous), Miami, Florida -- For contributions of exceptional value to humanity and the public safety in developing the hurricane warning service.

We've come quite a ways in 60 years. Keep on truckin' you young Mets...
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"Hurricane Hazel (1954) slams into the Carolinas and causes destruction all the way to Toronto. Grady Norton dies during the ongoing effort to forecast this storm."

http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/general/lib/cedar63.pdf

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Who you gonna' believe?
Me, or your damn lying eyes?
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Edited by Multi-Decadal Signal (Wed Aug 02 2006 06:53 PM)


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