nowcasting http://kplu.org en Rain off and on, but without ‘nowcasting’ it's hard to pinpoint http://kplu.org/post/rain-and-without-%E2%80%98nowcasting%E2%80%99-its-hard-pinpoint <p>Forecasters aren&rsquo;t perfect, but we can be pretty sure of the rain falling this morning.</p><p>The cooler temps and heavier rain are a few weeks early, forecaster Cliff Mass told KPLU&rsquo;s Keith Seinfeld, but the front dropping this rain will move through by mid-day today leaving Saturday mostly dry with rain returning that evening through Sunday morning.</p><p>But this could all be off by a few hours either way, because the official forecasters only publish every six hours. And those forecasts are used by nearly all the different weather Websites and news organizations.</p><p> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 16:08:22 +0000 Jake Ellison 2848 at http://kplu.org Rain off and on, but without ‘nowcasting’ it's hard to pinpoint