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What Does "A 50% Chance of Rain" Actually Mean?

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Published on Jul 29, 2017

Your friendly local weather person says there's a 10% chance it will rain today, so you throw on your flip-flops and head out to enjoy a beautiful day. Next thing you know, you're running through puddles, trying to get out of a torrential downpour. Bad luck or bad weather person?

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Sources:
https://www.weather.gov/ffc/pop
https://weather.com/news/news/heres-w...
https://www.forbes.com/sites/marshall...
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/1...

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