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Saturday, March 12, 2011
Tracking the Mid-March Warmup
We're beginning to track the warm-up expected this week. You can play along at home and review our spreadsheet with the progressive forecasts for each forecaster here. The Strib seems a bit more bullish on the warm-up for Tuesday and Wednesday than other weather outlets.
Also, if we can sensitively play "The Japanese Forecaster" for a moment, it's interesting to note that the earthquake was not in a location that was considered as favorable for "the big one" as other places in Japan. Here's an interesting article from the Washington Post that discusses how the earthquake left scientists humbled at the unpredictability of it all. And you thought Midwestern snowstorms were challenging to predict!