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Old 11-05-10, 10:31 PM
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SoCal Weather Sites, whatchya usin'?

I view this one, mainly cause it's linked to the glendoramountainroadblog. But seems that my forecast is different from others when we compare forecast for the same areas.

Is one any better than the other or do they all stink?

Whatcha using?

https://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/...Select=WEATHER
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OK, well then do you got one that will lie to me? Both say 30% tomorrow:
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https://www.wunderground.com/ via iGoogle. Just like you, Mr. Beanz.

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Weather Underground uses NWS forecast models, so pretty much the same thing. They use the NWS zone forecasts too.
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For a quick check weather.com is ok and I use it on occasion. Otherwise, I usually default to wunderground (their wundermap is nice too) or nws.

But yeah...a week of working indoors every day where the weather has been beautiful and unseasonably warm only to be followed by rain predicted for Saturday and Sunday. And only Saturday and Sunday. Not fair at all.
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i also use weatherunderground. on the iphone i use the stock weather app and also one called accuweather.com, i like that one better on the phone
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Weather Underground as well. I like the comprehensiveness of it.
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I tried www.accuweather.com
They seem to miss alot!
weather underground seems better!
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Weather Underground is the best since they offer citizens local weather station reports. Accuweather is okay for 15 day forecasts. However, they tend to be somewhat political in their literature. For a quick snapshot of weather maps, I use Weather.com.
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Weather Underground is the best since they offer citizens local weather station reports. Accuweather is okay for 15 day forecasts. However, they tend to be somewhat political in their literature. For a quick snapshot of weather maps, I use Weather.com.
i must miss all the crap w/accueather when viewed on the phone

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For a quick look at the forecast I go to Qwikcast.com; for more comprehensive forecast without all the trashy animated ads I go to Wolfram Alpha and type in "weather forecast for (zip code)"
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NOAA their point and click is great to the mountains and all the reporting stations scattered over the place are helpful. Now if they could just get the forecast right. In their defence I would hate to have that job.
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The NOAA is where almost everyone else gets their data. Why not go to the source, even if they are not always correct? Be thankful it's as accurate as it is here because nobody gets things right often in Colorado.
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My weather station:
https://www.wunderground.com/weathers...?ID=KCASANMA19

I like the micro climate realtime info of the weather underground....not that it's ever kept me from riding!
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Originally Posted by Mr. Beanz
Whatcha using?]
I think they all have their good days and bad days. On my club's site, I use NOAA (forecast.weather.gov) and I haven't found anything so overwhelmingly better that it would lead me to change.

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I just use the weather app on my iPhone.
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