What Went Wrong With NYC’s Emergency Alerts?

Date: 2021-09-10 23:26:15 New Yorkers were overwhelmed by information as Ida’s unprecedented rainfall flooded the city. Photo-Illustration: Curbed; Photos: Tina Keon; Getty Images It was, meteorologically speaking, a perfect forecast. “Significant and life-threatening flooding,” reported the National Weather Service’s New York office on the morning of September 1, as the still-churning remnants of Hurricane Ida …

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