Bentley says icemageddon is no one’s fault
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) —
Gov. Robert Bentley says people shouldn't be playing the blame game for
the epic ice storm that caught Birmingham off guard, stranding motorists
on interstates and students in schools.
Bentley said Thursday
schools and emergency officials made plans off forecasts that predicted
the worst of the weather would hit about 100 miles south of Alabama's
largest city. The state moved resources south to prepare for snow in
Montgomery and ice in lower Alabama.
The governor says there was
little warning before the swift-moving storm slapped Jefferson and
Shelby counties. Bentley says things have gone as well as they can in an
The governor says people shouldn't be
blaming meteorologists either. He says it's not their fault if forecast
models were incorrect.