Ooohhhh, yeah. From the Miami NWS office:
BROWARD METROPOLITAN-DADE METROPOLITAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…FORT LAUDERDALE…MIAMI
903 PM EST SAT FEB 3 2007
SUNDAY…BREEZY…CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING
THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
SUNDAY NIGHT…WINDY, CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING…THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
Still beats the highs in the teens Chicago will have tomorrow, though.
Tom the Dancing Bug: Nate the Neoconservative
This high pressure area will cause rain tomorrow. Torrential downpour, folks.
Weather beat: Skilling exiles self for incorrect Bears game forecast – TheHeckler.com
There’s a lot of inherent risk to weather forecasting, as this article points out (WARNING: Satire).
Asked why he felt the need to sacrifice himself over a wrong prediction – a common occurrence among meteorologist – Skilling said, “Bad predictions are for the [WFLD’s rival 9 p.m. weatherman] Rick DiMaios of the world.”
This is Pete: Antique Weather Clock
Here’s an intriguing idea: mocking up an old-style clock and hooking it up to your computer to display the current weather conditions. I especially like the tornado warning icon. There is also a skull-and-crossbones icon, which might at first represent really bad weather or nuclear war, but which turns out to be “dead clock”.