Daily Archives: February 1, 2011

Double Rainbow: What Does it Mean?

After posting on the meaning of weather forecasting, I can’t resist pointing your attention to a unique video on double rainbows and the question of what they mean. The heartfelt expression of awe captured in this video gained widespread attention … Continue reading

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The Probability of Precipitation: What Does it Mean?

My father-in-law runs a fruit farm, and made an interesting observation one day about weather prediction: If the weather report says 40% chance of rain, it never rains. If it says 50%, then maybe it rains, maybe not. But if … Continue reading

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