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So, can you believe it? Election Day is right around the corner! Among other things, that means that the weather forecasts for Election Day are already being made.

I don't need to remind you how important the weather be in an election, particularly in tight battleground states. That's why I've put together a roundup of weather forecasts, according to weather.com, for some of the key battleground states.

From each, I've chosen several cities in an attempt to get some geographical diversity while making sure major population centers are represented. Ready?

Here we go!

As a little aside, I was doing my research for this on weather.com, as I mentioned. And it seems Obama's campaign team has very well-focused advertising. Here's an ad I saw when I was looking up the Denver forecast:

I thought that was amusing, but also shows the depth of the Obama advertising campaign.

Anyway, there's the forecast for the battleground states, five days out. Things look pretty good! Of course, things could always change, but we can knock on wood and hope there are no conditions out there keeping anyone from getting to the polls and making history.

Originally posted to gsadamb on Thu Oct 30, 2008 at 01:00 PM PDT.

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