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Bay Area Rainfall Forecasts—and Results

By Martin W. Lewis | March 16, 2012 |

A recent GeoNote praised the U.S. National Weather Service for its accurate rainfall prediction maps, noting as well the specific forecast that had just been made for northern California’s impending storm. As that storm has passed, it now seems reasonable to ask how well the Weather Service did. The answer: not very, but in a very interesting way. The foreseen …

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