This Forecast is Wrong

As you may notice from my bio, I live in Western Oregon. It has been hot here for a few days, like thirty degrees hotter than it should be. The forecast app for iOS, which many take as their primary source of weather information reported mild conditions, ten degrees cooler than my thermometers (I have multiple) reported. Of course, my thermometers were right, it was clearly already 90.

The forecast app has evolved over time. What was once a ten day forecast with some lovely icons now includes relevant NWS warnings. These apps are the private side of what is known as “the weather…