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8 December 2010
The St. Louis Arch and Splitting Squall Lines
A friend sent me this XKCD cartoon today. This is actually something meteorologists get asked about all the time! Dozens of people have told me that there is a rainfall hole over their house! I suspect many of you reading this have thought the same thing. As weather radar has become available in real time on the web, this belief has grown markedly. I even found a discussion in a …