Everyone can understand the effects of having inclement weather ruin their day. They also know the feeling of having a local TV station’s meteorologist steer them wrong on a weather prediction. This is because predicting weather patterns is an incredibly nuanced and tricky business. For farmers and water reclamation specialists, predicting precipitation is all the more important. That’s why the Bureau of Reclamation reached out to InnoCentive. They were looking for a better method of predicting temperatures and precipitation rates in both short and long-term forecasts.