pop but no qpf in hour_ly api

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Hi. I ́m doing a script based on the hour_ly API.  How come there can be a pop. but at the same time no qpf ?
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Pop and QPF are derived separately.  In cases where pop is low, this is intuitive.  If the pop is low, there will probably be no precipitation.  In cases where POP is high, and QPF is 0, the precipitation is likely to be very light, to the point where only trace accumulation is anticipated.