Weather prediction has become increasingly excellent. For example, the National Weather Service forecast, with astonishing accuracy, rainfall totals from Hurricane Florence five days in advance.
And the weather agency can forecast falling iguanas, too.
On Tuesday afternoon the National Weather Service office in Miami tweeted "...don't be surprised if you see Iguanas falling from the trees tonight as lows drop into the 30s and 40s. Brrrr!" Chilly temperatures often temporarily stun cold-blooded iguanas, meaning the ubiquitous southern Florida reptiles fall from trees.
The forecast was spot on. Denizens of South Florida found knocked-out iguanas around the region. Read more...More about Science, National Weather Service, Iguanas, Science, and Animals