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post #1 of 22 Old 02-14-2015, 08:19 AM Thread Starter
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What weather website do you like?

I used to like weather.com (primarily 10 day and hourly view), but they recently redesigned their site, and I never warmed up (almost a pun) to the new format. It is now my second choice, still ok for hourly.

Previously second choice (but now primary) is Accuweather.com, set to show the month, on list (not calendar) setting. Have looked at some others, but never really liked weather underground or any of the others. Occasionally look at national weather service, and am amused at how shamelessly other sites are about plagiarizing their verbiage.

The part that really surprises me is how widely accuweather.com and weather.com vary in terms of their forecasts. Obviously, they rely on different weather models. Still comparing to see who seems more accurate.

What do you like? Why? Any paid sites that might be worth considering?

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I like Weather Underground: Weather Forecast & Reports - Long Range & Local | Wunderground | Weather Underground

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I second Wunderground. They have been extremely accurate. I also like that they show day and night precipitation and temps on the initial information forcast.
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I always used to rely on the local broadcast tv stations and their websites. They were always accurate until about 5 years ago. I think the stations canned their meteorologists and started copy and pasting forecasts from the places mentioned above. Now I'm pretty much back to the weather rock.
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I don't like the local channels for a couple reasons. I feel like they no longer have real meteorologist personal,like Bob E said but just copy and paste. There just reporters and anchor men. We need more people like Jim Cantore. Also they dony broadcast often enough. New updates are to far in between. Also the Weather Channel is guilty of forgetting little Rhody. Im in Harrissville RI and have Worcester Mass amount of snowfall. Yet all I keep hearing is Boston,Boston, Boston.
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My preference:

http://www.weatherbell.com

There is an extended forecast video in the lower left of the screen.

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I use three.. Wunderground, Accuweather (both the main page videos, and the "my zip code" page), and NECN. Yeah I'm kinda a weather-nut

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WEATHER Bug is not all that bad. otherwise the Weather Window works good to.

Two thumbs up ! Weatherbug is my favorite weather info app on the phone

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