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Thursday October 11, 2018

Assignment: Predict the 24 hr maximum temperature (deg F) for Washington-Reagan National, VA (KDCA)

With the remnants of Hurricane Michael expected to pass through or near the DC area on Thursday, the model precipitation forecasts range from 1-4 inches. But all of the maximum temperature forecasts are almost exactly the same, about 80 F. So let's forecast the Tmax at Reagan National for Thursday, even though it may be too easy.

Question of the Day: If they really get very heavy rain on Thursday, are you confident that the temperatures could still increase from 70 to 80 F during the day?

Forecasts for Washington-Reagan National, VA (KDCA)
Forecaster Tmax, deg F (error) Comment Day Score