The US National Weather Service recently began to offer a choice of language for its online forecasts. One day last week the local prediction in Spanish gave "La probabilidad de precipitación es 50%" along with the corresponding 50% "Lluvias prob" icon — but the otherwise-identical forecast in English had both the words and icon for "Chance of precipitation is 60%"! Where did that extra 10% come from?

TopicHumor - TopicScience - 2006-12-19

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