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So much for the weather reports...

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by Willis360, Jan 27, 2004.

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  1. Willis360

    Willis360 F1 Rookie

    Aug 4, 2001
    Redmond, WA
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    Willis H
    Man, what a gorgeous day it turned out to be! Took a late lunch drive and had a blast.

    What's the deal with our weather forecasters these days? They say rain and we get cloudy and dry (with a spot of sun).
  2. groovzilla

    groovzilla Karting

    Nov 28, 2003
    seattle, wa.
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    i took my 3 year old daughter out for a drive today in my new 79 308 fun fun... chance the owner of "dicks" burgers was at the broadway joint today signing autographs...i pulled up and a news crew swung the camera toward my car...i think it was king5 van so not too sure of station...

    hope tomorrow is just as beautiful a day...

    william ceriale seattle(capitol hill)
  3. stokpro

    stokpro F1 Rookie
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Jun 25, 2003
    what do you mean "these days"? they're usually 95% inaccurate. it should be the complete opposite, just forecast rain and they'd be wrong only 5%. i just hope they don't gamble.
  4. GaryReed

    GaryReed F1 Rookie

    Feb 9, 2002
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    The weather was so nice that I couldn't resist taking the Fcar out for a blast too!

    Drove around the southend... Des Moines, Redondo, Dash Point, Browns Point...
  5. Willis360

    Willis360 F1 Rookie

    Aug 4, 2001
    Redmond, WA
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    Willis H
    They weren't too far off about the snow we had. I'll give them that. Lately, I think they'd have better accuracy if they just look out their windows.
  6. Jdubbya

    Jdubbya The $10 Trillion Man
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    Dec 28, 2003
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    I've started calling them "post-casters". They're pretty good at telling us what the weather was yesterday!!

    Missed another beautiful day in West Sound...sun was out most of the day yesterday, but car is still with Carlo.
  7. Bob Parks

    Bob Parks F1 Veteran

    Nov 29, 2003
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    Robert Parks
    Willis, when I was flying around here 35 years ago we automatically assumed that we would be flying in rain ( and usually did ) and some times we were pleasantly surprised. BUT we never paid attention to the forecast offered by " THE WEATHERGUESSERS ."
  8. Willis360

    Willis360 F1 Rookie

    Aug 4, 2001
    Redmond, WA
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    Willis H
    Hey, Bob! Happy New Year!

    The weatherguessers, as you called it, got it wrong for my area again today. I think they just want people to be prepared for the worst. Either that or they're spending way too much time looking at their computer models. :)

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