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Old 01-29-2008, 03:32 AM
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Question about weather forecasts


My local station provides the weather forecast for the week including the high and low temperature for each day. But I've noticed that the temperature extremes rarely correspond from one day to the next.

For example, in my city, the high tomorrow is expected to be 30 degrees while the low is 25. However, for the day after, the high is forecast at 18 and the low is at 0. It would seem to me that at 12:00 pm tomorrow, that the temperature should be between 25 and 30, and at 12:01 am, it would almost certainly have to be in that range also, yet it isn't supposed to be any warmer than 18 degrees at any point during the day.

Do the high and low temperature predictions refer to the daytime only or am I just dumb?
 

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