Claire Carlson

Claire Carlson is an environmental journalist.

Kentuckians lacked forecasting, broadband as July storms quickly swelled into deadly flood

By: and - March 27, 2023

This story is a collaboration between The Daily Yonder and Grist. For more, watch the Daily Yonder’s video “How Broadband and Weather Forecasting Failed East Kentucky.”  Terry Thies wasn’t worried about the rain that pounded on her roof last July.  She had received no flood warnings before going to sleep that night. Besides, her part […]