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Friday September 21, 2018

Assignment: Predict the 24 hr precipitation amount (inches) for Oklahoma City-Will Rogers, OK (KOKC)

After a hot, dry week, a wet and stormy Friday is expected in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A strong cold front is expected to stall or move slowly through, with heavy rain, and a flood watch has been issued. So let's forecast the 24-hr precipitation total for OKC.

Question: Why does a slow or stalled front sometimes result in heavy precipitation?

Forecasts for Oklahoma City-Will Rogers, OK (KOKC)
Forecaster Precip24, inches (error) Comment Day Score