What can we reason but from what we know? -Alexander Pope

Fearless Faith

Messy data

Time flies when you’re having fun, or at least when you’re a National Weather Service reporting station. For over two decades, the daily routine has included recording highs and lows from the previous weather day: precipitation amounts, wind velocities and directions and other noteworthy meteorological events. While ultimately compiled and collated with other volunteer observer sites across the nation, the original data is most often hand recorded prior to being sent in over the net. Depending on the morning, individual information ranges from carefully scribed entries to nearly indecipherable...


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