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    Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    What weather website do you guys suggest to use? My intent is not to make this the "most accurate site" debate (although that is what one would want in looking for a good weather site). Looking for a website that's informative and tells me everything I need to know in an easy and intuitive layout.

    I've become increasingly tired of weather.com, its bull **** pop culture videos and all around crappy layout. Don't care about what was found at the bottom of a lake or what animal I'll never believe survived a 30' drop from a building. Just tell me the temp and if it's suppose to rain or not. Maybe a cool weather related fact or some records of some sort.



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    How else would you know the name of the current snow storm if not for weather.com?



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    National Weather Service.

    weather.gov


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    Quote Originally Posted by JSmoove View Post
    What weather website do you guys suggest to use? My intent is not to make this the "most accurate site" debate (although that is what one would want in looking for a good weather site). Looking for a website that's informative and tells me everything I need to know in an easy and intuitive layout.

    I've become increasingly tired of weather.com, its bull **** pop culture videos and all around crappy layout. Don't care about what was found at the bottom of a lake or what animal I'll never believe survived a 30' drop from a building. Just tell me the temp and if it's suppose to rain or not. Maybe a cool weather related fact or some records of some sort.



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    wunderground.com is a good site



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    i use wunderground.com and dtn

    I am not a professional.



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    Quote Originally Posted by stormchaser2014 View Post
    National Weather Service.

    weather.gov
    The web and mobile sites for weather.gov are about as fast as you can get. Not much for graphics, but nice for a quick forecast. And I am not a weather professional either.



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    I prefer Iowa State's Meteogram site for the non detailed thing. The link below is for Cedar Rapids.
    Meteogram Generator

    Also, I'm not a professional weather guy, but I am a French model.



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    Not a pro, but I use a combination of weatherunderground and weather.gov. They tend to be pretty reliable.



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    Quote Originally Posted by stormchaser2014 View Post
    weather.gov
    Same here... I think their hourly weather graph is the best way to communicate detailed forecast information I've seen to date.

    I, also, am not a professional.



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    Quote Originally Posted by cychosis View Post
    I prefer Iowa State's Meteogram site for the non detailed thing. The link below is for Cedar Rapids.
    Meteogram Generator

    Also, I'm not a professional weather guy, but I am a French model.
    Since I read this on the internet it must be true.



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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    For the casual weather inquiries... weather.gov. Locally produced forecasts whereas weather.com comes from someone sitting in Atlanta, if not straight up a comuter. Who do you think is going to have a better forecast?

    Or your favorite media outlet's weather website or mobile app.


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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    You non-pros need to stfu!!!

    I'm not a pro and I use nws, local news, and snowforecast.com for longer range outlooks.


    I don't do signatures. Blondes, brunettes, and red heads are a different story.

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    Re: Question for the professional weather guys on this site

    Just find somebody who's had both knees replaced and ask them. I personally go to my grandfather. He's right every time.



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