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Words or Percentages for Weather Forecast

Known as: When you hear a weather forecast, do you prefer predictions using percentages (e.g., "there will be a 20% chance of rain today") or predictions using only words (e.g., "there is a small chance of rain today") 
A question about whether a person prefers words or percentages for describing the chance of a weather event.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Abstract. Spatial interpolation of precipitation data is of great importance for hydrological modelling. Geostatistical methods… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract A recently developed method of defining rain areas for the purpose of verifying precipitation produced by numerical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract Recent observational analysis reveals the central role of three multicloud types, congestus, stratiform, and deep… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
This study examines the radar-indicated structures and other features of extreme rain events in the United States over a 3-yr… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The species richness of tropical rain forests creates difficulties for ecological analysis. It may usefully be simplified by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
[1] Mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) have regions of both convective and stratiform precipitation, and they develop mesoscale… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Wind-driven rain or driving rain is rain that is given a horizontal velocity component by the wind. Winddriven rain research is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract Across the Tropics (20°N–20°S), the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Precipitation Radar (PR) indicates that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The rapid growth of satellite services using higher frequency bands such as the Ka-band has highlighted a need for estimating the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Major improvements were made in using a biotic index of the arthropod fauna to evaluate organic stream pollution. All tolerance… Expand