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Friday February 9, 2018

Assignment: Predict the 24 hr precipitation amount (inches) for Chicago-Midway, IL (KMDW)

For Friday, the models all show a narrow east-west band of heavy snowfall going through Chicagoland, northern Indiana and southern Michigan. But different models place the band a little further to the north or south, suggesting that many locations could expect heavy snow and get little or nothing, and vice versa. Let's forecast the precipitation amount (liquid equivalent) for Chicago-Midway, Illinois, and see how much snow it amounts to.

Forecasts for Chicago-Midway, IL (KMDW)
Forecaster Precip24, inches (error) Comment Day Score