Atlanta Gridlock

So did you see what is going on in Atlanta? What the hell? This is all about good weather forecasting and good governing. More Later. The following are a few of the stories that I have taken from the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Governor and Mayor apologize.
The state’s top leaders on Wednesday apologized for mistakes that brought metro Atlanta to a standstill in the aftermath of an icy storm, but defended their reactions as a necessary response to unpredictable weather.

Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed are the target of considerable fury from residents stranded on roadways as minutes-long commutes turned into nasty all-evening affairs. In the face of that backlash, both politicians lamented the near-simultaneous release of school children, office workers and government employees.

Baby Born on I-285
While snow and ice brought commuters to a halt Tuesday, one baby girl decided she just couldn’t wait.

Amy and Nick Anderson were on the way to the hospital, but couldn’t make it fast enough due to treacherous road conditions, according to the Sandy Springs Police Department. (more…)