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Unformatted text preview: amounts of around 0.15 inches, NAM had around 0.20 inches, and the NGM had 0.40 inches. I went more with the GFS since they have been the best with precipitation amounts throughout the contest. They all had rain amounts greatest southwest of the Albany region. It turns out that the NGM came the closest out of all the models. About a third of an inch of rain actually fell in Albany. The region for favored upper-level divergence came closer to the area with the jet streak right over Ohio at 12Z. The trough digging in right behind the cold front was much stronger than I expected; this created more of a southerly flow in the area forcing temperatures to rise a few degrees than what was forecasted. We were hovering right around the warm front at 12Z. We started the day just north of the warm front, but by around 18Z Albany got into the warm sector therefore rising the temperature to 63 degrees for a daytime high....
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- Fall '08