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Thursday January 4, 2018

Assignment: Predict the 24 hr precipitation amount (inches) for Boston, MA (KBOS)

The uncertainty of the positioning of the offshore low pressure center could still result in a bust, but the current forecasts have heavy snowfall over eastern Massachusetts. Here are the "highlights" listed in the NWS forecast discussion this morning: "Accumulating snowfall event for the region / Damaging winds for east coastal MA / Coastal flooding issues for east MA Coastline / Blizzard conditions are likely / Flash freeze possible for Cape and Islands". Sounds like a fun day! Let's forecast the liquid precip amount for Boston and see what happens.

Forecasts for Boston, MA (KBOS)
Forecaster Precip24, inches (error) Comment Day Score