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Posted at 5:00 AM ET, 01/ 1/2009

Share Your Inauguration Weather Predictions

By Jason Samenow

* Express & Detailed Forecast | Top 5 Local Weather Stories of 2008 *

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On Tuesday, you had a chance to vote in our poll (and you can still vote) on inauguration weather conditions. If you'd like to be more specific about your prediction, post a short comment below (about 60 words or so). We may even publish your forecast on the blog.

Keep reading for the specifics of what we're looking for...

In your prediction: 1) Describe the day (Jan. 20) overall 2) Include predicted swearing-in (noon EST) temperature at Reagan National Airport and sky/weather conditions 3) Briefly describe the rationale for your forecast -- it need not be scientific.

We'll feature some of your predictions alongside our own in blog posts starting tomorrow when Dan Stillman and I begin providing dueling daily inauguration forecasts!

By Jason Samenow  | January 1, 2009; 5:00 AM ET
Categories:  Inauguration, Inauguration Features  | Tags:  inauguration weather  
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Comments

500 mb climo depicts ridge-W...trof-E signature...favorable for 'clipper' systems and / or intrusions of migratory arctic air masses. Closest analog year with this flow regime...as seen on 'Daily Wx Map' archives...is '05.

Event probabilities based on inaugurations past suggest 67% chance for a cloudy sky with noon temp L-M30s.
Chance of precipitation: 10%.
Chance of snow: 5%.
Wind: NW 10.

Posted by: toweringqs | January 1, 2009 8:02 PM | Report abuse

Beautiful sunshine, calm seas and tranquil winds. President-elect Obama has been blessed by the warmth of millions of souls. The weather is going to be fine, just fine.

Posted by: jdschulz50 | January 11, 2009 11:07 PM | Report abuse

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