Why We Love to Hate Our Meteorologists: Forecasters explain why it’s so easy to get it wrong

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MOLINE, Illinois — Everyone’s taken jabs at their local TV meteorologist when that massive snow prediction turned into a dusting, or when that sunny day got rained out.

StormTrack 8’s Chief Meteorologist James Zahara weighed in with other experts to explain why predicting the weather isn’t as easy as it might seem.  Zahara gives his perspective to help us understand how we track approaching storms and how tough it is to nail it.

Other expert meteorologists in the podcast shed light on how social media can mix people up, why winter can be such a cluster, and how watches and warnings come to be when severe weather pops up during the springtime.

Click here to check out the StormTrack 8 weather blog. 

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