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Friday November 16, 2018

Assignment: Predict the 24 hr maximum temperature (deg F) for Oklahoma City-Will Rogers, OK (KOKC)

Friday's high temperature forecast for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is interesting. The two U.S. models differ significantly, with the GFS more than 10 F warmer. You can see the difference in these temperature forecasts at 1800 UTC (2 pm CST) Friday: GFS and NAM. Let's forecast Tmax and see which model has a better handle on this case.

Question of the Day: Look at these surface wind forecasts for the same time and see if you can see a possible reason for the difference in high temperature forecasts: GFS and NAM.

Forecasts for Oklahoma City-Will Rogers, OK (KOKC)
Forecaster Tmax, deg F (error) Comment Day Score