Lightroom: "Show clipping" (Red & Blue) appear in areas that are not fully Blown out or fully black. Why?

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Is there a reason that the Red & Blue warning shadings appear on an image in areas that are properly blown out or fully black? I have been pressing the J key to get Show Clipping on a number of images, and then zooming in on a clipped area, and using the eye-dropper to see if that area is actually blown out or jet black, and they are not. (they are quite close say RGB values in the upper 90s for whites)

Is this s bug, or has Adobe applied some sort of "threshold" and if so can it be altered and what is it?

Thanks in advance
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