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Weather Watch: "Chance of Snow" On Inauguration Day

The National Weather Service, in its first detailed weather prediction for inauguration day Jan. 20, is forecasting a cloudy, overcast day with “a chance of snow."

ACCUweather had been hinting at snow, but said Tuesday that it was too far off to tell for sure. Most other forecasters had been predicting cold but mostly sunny weather. The National Weather Service today said the chance of precipitation is 30 percent. There is also a 30 percent chance of precipitation on Sunday, the day of Obama's free inaugural welcome concert at 2 p.m. at the Lincoln Memorial.

By Michael E. Ruane

By David A Nakamura  |  January 13, 2009; 3:59 PM ET  | Category:  Parade , Swearing-in Ceremony , Weather
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I prefer to focus on Weather.com's site where they are predicting mostly sunny and 10% precip. In my experience, AccuWeather isn't very...

Posted by: chorp | January 13, 2009 4:21 PM | Report abuse

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