This is a computer forecast of precipitation that falls during the 12 hour period from 7 AM EST through 7 PM EST for one day before the date indicated at the bottom of the map. This is normally three days from today. Amounts include liquid forms plus the water equivalent (melted amount) of any solid forms. Precipitation is contoured in steps starting with .01 inch, then .10 inch, .25 inch, .50 inch, .75, 1.0 inch and in steps of one inch after that. Areas shown in black have less than .01 inch (usually none) forecast.