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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1963-2017
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2017
2017
The contiguous rain area (CRA) method for spatial forecast verification is a features-based approach that evaluates the… (More)
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2012
2012
This paper describes a new multi-sensor approach for convective rain cell continuous monitoring based on rainfall derived from… (More)
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2010
2010
Simulated radar signatures within the melting layer in stratiform rain, namely the radar bright band, are checked by means of… (More)
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2008
2008
  • Fabio Busetti, Juri Marcucci, Giovanni Veronese
  • 2008
The properties of several tests of equal Mean Square Prediction Error (MSPE) and tests of Forecast Encompassing (FE) are… (More)
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2005
2005
As part of the Joint Polarization Experiment (JPOLE), the National Severe Storms Laboratory conducted an operational… (More)
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2004
2004
We apply random matrix theory (RMT) to the analysis of an emerging market. In particular we analyse correlation matrices C… (More)
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2004
2004
As a first step toward coupled ocean–atmosphere data assimilation, a parallelized ensemble filter is implemented in a new… (More)
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2002
2002
Vertically integrated liquid (VIL) water content is a parameter obtained from a radar performing voluminal scanning. This… (More)
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1996
1996
The complete mitochondrial 12S rRNA sequences of 5 placental mammals belonging to the 3 orders Sirenia, Proboscidea, and… (More)
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1978
1978
  • Andy Roscoe
  • Aviation, space, and environmental medicine
  • 1978
Several studies have highlighted the increase in physiological activity which occurs in pilots during flight and especially… (More)
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