You Asked 4 It: Why does my home barometer have a different reading than the Sunport?

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — KOB 4’s Eddie Garcia received a new question for the You Asked 4 It series:

David had a burning question about atmospheric pressure – he asked, "Why does my home barometer read about five inches of mercury less than what is reported at the Sunport?"

Click the video above to see Eddie’s answer

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