Where do you get your weather forecast from?

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bobow
 
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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby bobow » Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:26 pm

For the short term forecast I use My-Cast on the cell phone  http://www.digitalcyclone.com/products/mobile-my-cast
 
It provides current conditions, wind speeds & direction, sunrise/sunset etc.
 
The most used feature is the radar.  It has helped in the business when a fast approaching storm is coming along with severe weather alerts.  It gives us time to deal with an open roof and to get equipment & masonry covered.

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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby deerhunter713 » Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:10 am

I normally use accuweather.com and weather.com.

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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby JPH » Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:38 am

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I normally use accuweather.com and weather.com.

 
Ditto. But I am going to check some of the sites listed above as well.
 
They all seem to have more or less the same forecast, but I like a site that is easy to nav. I like to be able to see an hour by hour wind direction, sunrise/sunset, moonrise/moonset, barometer, etc.

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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby Squirrelhawker » Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:32 am

I usually use aol weather which most likely gets its data from weatherbug,etc.
 
What I like and use routinely is the hourly read out and doppler. Lets me know wind direction and just as important, changes in wind direction. I consult this the last thing before I leave the house.

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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby OHhunter » Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:24 pm

ORIGINAL: JPH

ORIGINAL: deerhunter713

I normally use accuweather.com and weather.com.


Ditto. But I am going to check some of the sites listed above as well.

They all seem to have more or less the same forecast, but I like a site that is easy to nav. I like to be able to see an hour by hour wind direction, sunrise/sunset, moonrise/moonset, barometer, etc.

 
I like accuweather for thier hour by hour wind direction forecast, it's usually right on, they also have a very easy to navigate radar screen that easily switches to show the high and low pressure systems.  For temp and barometric pressure I use weather underground, they have several weather station in my immediate area. 
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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby hunter480 » Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:36 pm

I use the local news from Indianapolis, aas well as the Weather Channel on the web. I also carry a Motorola 2-way radio which has a weather channel that gets the most current forecasts for the National Weather Service for my area.

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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby ranwin33 » Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:38 am

www.noaa.gov and www.intellicast.com
 
When they differ I got to www.weather.com and go with the majority.
 
Like NOAA as it provides three day rain totals listed hourly for my area and some other interesting features.
 
 
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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby dmcianfa » Thu Oct 23, 2008 4:43 am

I use accuweather.com to get my hour by hour info and then switch to the national weather services website to get the most accurate wind conditions that I've found on the net.  When i'm at the cabin I have no tv or internet, so its the local weather broadcast from my cb and radio, and stepping outside to check wind conditions.
 
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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby trophyhunter1980 » Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:15 am

None are reliable, but I use weather watcher.
 
 
www.weatherwatcher.com

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RE: Where do you get your weather forecast from?

Postby Corey Graff » Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:15 am

I often use amateur radio to get live, on-the-ground weather forecasts from local and regional "hams." To learn more, check out the feature we just posted: Radioactive Deer Hunting

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