Examples of precipitation in a Sentence
The weather forecast calls for some sort of frozen precipitation tomorrow—either snow or sleet.
a 50 percent chance of precipitation
Minerals are separated from the seawater by precipitation.
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Temperatures are forecast to remain below normal in much of the nation in the 6- to 10-day period, with above-normal precipitation throughout the East.
Saturday - An 80 percent chance of precipitation and the temperature is expected to fall to 65 degrees.
Wahl published a paper in Nature Communications in 2015 on the effects of compound flooding, which is when increased river discharge, precipitation and storm surges happen at the same time.
Thursday should yield the harshest weather of the week, with widespread precipitation throughout California, snow down to 3,000 feet and strong gusts.
Another system with some precipitation is making its way down out of the Yukon.
An overnight blast of Arctic air combined with precipitation shuttered most of the city on Tuesday.
This may not be the last brush with winter precipitation for Alabama this week.
That's because there's a dry spot in the storm, with little precipitation, said NWS meteorologist Kyle Wilkins.
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Definition of precipitation for English Language Learners
: water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, etc.
: the process of separating a solid substance from a liquid
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