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Why the Weather Forecast Isn't Always Right - Blame A Butterfly

Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, weather, protection )

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Turns out climate change isn't just changing the seasons, it's making it harder for professional weather forecasters to predict the weather.

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Alan Lambert (91)
Wednesday November 27, 2013, 5:59 am
The butterfly effect is quite well known in scientific circles.

divergent revolution (309)
Wednesday November 27, 2013, 7:12 am
when I crossed the Atlantic we had a recording barometer,so you could see if the pressure fell
also had weather fax,and it actually saved us from a tropical depression,we saw it coming ,deviated course for days and missed it.
I'm no butterfly,but a good meteoroligist should have a 75-80% accuracy rate

Past Member (0)
Wednesday November 27, 2013, 10:00 am
I studied meteorology for a time when I was younger; to this day I want to smack people who complain about the *stupid* weatherman/woman!! They obviously have no concept of the complexities of predicting the weather or the numbers of, sometimes miniscule, factors involved that cannot humanly be predicted or taken into account.

Sara P (55)
Wednesday November 27, 2013, 10:57 am
At the end it's always a fault of humas :(((( this is the sad true.

. (0)
Wednesday November 27, 2013, 12:45 pm
Interesting article Cher-thanks.

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday November 27, 2013, 5:04 pm

Thomas B (1)
Wednesday November 27, 2013, 6:19 pm
I beg to differ. My farts have a much more significant effect on the atmosphere than any butterfly!

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday November 27, 2013, 7:14 pm
So it all comes down to the butterfly effect - guess I can grasp that, hmmm very interesting interpretation.
Thank You Cher.

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Thursday November 28, 2013, 12:55 am
Noted TY Cher

Athena F (131)
Thursday November 28, 2013, 2:35 am
thank you

Jaime Alves (52)
Thursday November 28, 2013, 3:19 am

Winn A (179)
Thursday November 28, 2013, 6:14 am
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