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Tuesday January 23, 2018

Assignment: Predict the 24 hr precipitation amount (inches) for Albany, NY (KALB)

With the Northeast experiencing above average temperatures after weeks in the deep freeze, localized flooding due to ice jams on rivers can be a problem. The forecasts for Albany, New York on Tuesday have as much as 1.75 inches of rain. The NWS says in the forecast discussion: "The rain is expected to cause rises on rivers and streams, which may move and dislodge ice and may cause flooding near ice jams." Let's predict the precipitation amount for Albany and see what happens.

Forecasts for Albany, NY (KALB)
Forecaster Precip24, inches (error) Comment Day Score