Today, my 15-year-old little Bookworm pointed out that the weather forecast is invariably wrong, whether especially when the forecast looks a few days ahead. Rainstorms turn out to be drizzle and sunny days are overcast.
We agreed that even the finest meteorologist simply cannot predict all of the factors that make up weather at any given time. Just one puff of wind on a cloud, when magnified by distance, can go as far afield as a sniper’s bullet buffeted by a light breeze at the moment it leaves the gun’s muzzle. That millimeter may not be a significant factor when the bullet is 30 feet from the muzzle, but it can signal a dramatic direction change once the bullet has traveled more than a quarter, or even a half, mile.