Weather Watch

June 1, 2013

A cautionary tale about weather forecasting

It was summer; a new chief of a tribe in Alaska wondered how much firewood his people should have for the upcoming winter. He had just finished graduate school, but unfortunately he was never taught the old secrets on how to tell if it was going to be a mild or cold winter.

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John Lindsey writes Weather Watch, a weekly column for The Tribune. He is PG&E's Diablo Canyon meteorologist and media relations representative. Email him at .