Not that you needed us to tell you, but yes, it was a busted forecast this weekend. In fact, it could be argued that the inverse of what was forecast occurred for much of the weekend.
As of Friday night, the consensus of forecasters was that Saturday would likely bring rain by evening, possibly heavy, and that Sunday would be a delightful day for dads desiring good weather. This is a tweet that's representative of many others with a similar message.
In general, the complete opposite happened. Saturday morning provided an unexpected washout (approximately .5 inch of rain fell in St. Paul) and the afternoon (for the central Twin Cities) provided only fleeting light showers that were hardly worth noting. By 1 p.m. Sunday, rain had begun to fall in St. Paul, and the radar suggested that rain would threaten for the rest of the day.
Think the anger over a missed summer forecast isn’t real? Think again. Here’s what one tweeter had to say:
We applaud Jerrid Sebesta for invoking a little humor into the situation: