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The anti- D.C. split

Radar image around 3:45 p.m. (RadarScope)

But I’ve always argued there’s no scientific reason for rain systems to steer clear of the city and that, over time, instances of the split should be matched by instances when the city gets smacked.

Today’s one of those days. The radar snap shot above is a great example. And we’ve seen the District get hammered several other times this summer while parts of the suburbs are shut-out.

I continue to be a D.C. split skeptic....

Jason is currently the Washington Post’s weather editor. A native Washingtonian, Jason has been a weather enthusiast since age 10.


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