You can't make this stuff up.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency just e-mailed this to reporters … at 4:25pm Tuesday! makes you think they started writing these things 10 days ago and are parceling them out now.
WASHINGTON – As Hurricane Earl moves toward Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and then up toward the East Coast of the United States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging all Americans in East Coast states to take steps …"
Is this really better late than never?