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Saturday March 24, 2018

Assignment: Predict the 24 hr maximum temperature (deg F) for Stillwater, OK (KSWO)

In an area covering parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas, the two main U.S. models disagree on Saturday's temperature forecast. Both models have a weak cold front coming through during the day and 90 F temperatures a little further west. But the GFS allows the temperature in Stillwater, Oklahoma to reach about 80 F despite a cool north wind all day, while the NAM limits the temperature to about 70 F. So let's predict Saturday's maximum temperature for Stillwater and see what happens. Stillwater is in northern Oklahoma and is the home of Oklahoma State University.

Forecasts for Stillwater, OK (KSWO)
Forecaster Tmax, deg F (error) Comment Day Score