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How come the weather man can still have a job when his forcast is wrong

Asked By: klosecall18 - 8/5/2008
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Forecasting weather is much more difficult that many people believe. Meteorology is an inexact science, meaning we will never be able to predict it with 100 percent accuracy. The atmosphere is simply too chaotic with too many variables to be able to predict perfectly. Even the forecasts that are generated now use... More
Answered By: Matt - 8/5/2008
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they only look at what the conditions are for the time...they may say it won't rain, but conditions can change and it may rain weather forcast are basically a guess
Answered By: Jessi - 8/5/2008
 
That's a very good question. I've been wondering that for years... More
Answered By: ♥♥♥ steves girl ♥♥♥ - 8/5/2008
 
Weather is the most unpredictable concept possible, and while I do admit I am sometimes frustrated with incorrect forecasts, it is not the meteorologist's fault by any means. They are just using prior knowledge to infer the weather conditions e.g. unstable atmosphere=severe weather. In that case though, if the... More
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Answered By: Bob - 8/5/2008
 
The same way a doctor keeps their job when someone dies. You can only do the best you can do. People only notice when the weather man is wrong. How many times do you call for him to get a raise when he nails the temperature exactly?
Answered By: Scott Evil - 8/5/2008
 
How can a weather man still have a job when his forecast is wrong? Because he can still forecast a hell of a lot better than you could. Period.
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Answered By: Tami - 8/6/2008
 
They have NEVER gotten one Spot On . SO there for it is never correct. So how can they be correct. they gueese 15 -30 miles Per Hour of wind. They don't forcast 23 mph. I know this because I want to be a meteroligis when i grow up.
Answered By: jor_baumgardner - 8/6/2008
 
my problem with weathermen is they dont present their forecast as an educated guess but with elaborated certainty; Example Dopler 4 the most accurate way to predict the weather They present like they are giving scientifically accurate information
Answered By: brymeg30 - 11/16/2013
 
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