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A gallery of blown weather forecasts

A pedestrian walks across 8th avenue following road closures on January 26, 2015 in New York City.

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Blown calls

Meteorology is not a simple science—forecasting is still a challenge even when practitioners have the best knowledge and equipment. But when weather bureaus make the wrong call, it can frustrate those who canceled travel plans, stayed home from work, or just bought two-dozen flashlight batteries. Here is a short list of some of the worst calls.

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