The Most Important Weather Forecast Ever Made

June 6, 2014 8:46 PM

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The Most Important Weather Forecast Ever Made

The 70th anniversary of D-Day, considered the greatest invasion ever, is also the 70th anniversary of the most important weather forecast ever made.

Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy early June 6, 1944, but it originally was planned for a day earlier. The invasion was postponed a day due to the weather report early June 4. High winds and rain across the English Channel were forecast for June 5.

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