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Weather-Service Union Tries to Shield Alabama Members From Trump Wind

Posted 9/13/19

President Trump’s Sept. 1 tweet that inaccurately included Alabama as the state “most likely to be hit (much) harder than anticipated” by Hurricane Dorian, landed the National Weather Service Employees Organization, which represents the employees of the National Weather Service, at the center of a media squall that show no signs of abating.

Twenty minutes after Mr. Trump tweeted his errant advisory, the Birmingham station of the NWS used its own Twitter account to correct the record to avoid unnecessary panic in the region it covers. 

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