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Proclivities

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Location: Paris of the Piedmont
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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 7:10am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


I understand your point and "no" is the correct answer but The Coming Storm by Michael Lewis (only on Audible) is wrapped around a fascinating and somewhat inspiring refutation of the myth that weather reporters are not accurate very often.

Apparently 5-Day forecasts are  90% accurate.  Longer projections decrease in accuracy obviously.
rgio

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 6:51am

 westslope wrote:

I reckon that weather forecasts are far more accurate than they they were half a century ago.  I view forecasts as valuable 3 days out.  Which is pretty amazing giving the forecasting environment.

As for sensational reporting designed to scare people....  that is what the market wants.   They sure as shit do not want some God damn reporter explaining to them 'convection air movements'.


Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning make weather forecasting much more accurate than ever.  Not perfect, but better.  

People are still needed to make assessments, since "history is not a guarantee of future results".    The predictive models help, but they still require "humans in the loop".

westslope

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 6:46am

 Bill_J wrote:

Weather reporters generally have a very easy job, forecasting weather. They're wrong half of the time & it doesn't affect their job. But they pay dearly when their employer sends them out to do a live report in the middle of a hurricane. Is that necessary? 


I reckon that weather forecasts are far more accurate than they they were half a century ago.  I view forecasts as valuable 3 days out.  Which is pretty amazing giving the forecasting environment.

As for sensational reporting designed to scare people....  that is what the market wants.   They sure as shit do not want some God damn reporter explaining to them 'convection air movements'.

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Sep 28, 2022 - 7:53pm

 Bill_J wrote:

Weather reporters generally have a very easy job, forecasting weather. They're wrong half of the time & it doesn't affect their job. But they pay dearly when their employer sends them out to do a live report in the middle of a hurricane. Is that necessary? 



I understand your point and "no" is the correct answer but The Coming Storm by Michael Lewis (only on Audible) is wrapped around a fascinating and somewhat inspiring refutation of the myth that weather reporters are not accurate very often.
Manbird

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Posted: Sep 28, 2022 - 6:57pm

 Bill_J wrote:

Weather reporters generally have a very easy job, forecasting weather. They're wrong half of the time & it doesn't affect their job. But they pay dearly when their employer sends them out to do a live report in the middle of a hurricane. Is that necessary? 



no
Bill_J

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Posted: Sep 28, 2022 - 5:43pm

Weather reporters generally have a very easy job, forecasting weather. They're wrong half of the time & it doesn't affect their job. But they pay dearly when their employer sends them out to do a live report in the middle of a hurricane. Is that necessary? 
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Aug 24, 2022 - 4:40pm

This pretty much describes what going on around here...

With the dew points near 80 degrees... I'd say we're more humid than Florida.

GeneP59

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Posted: Aug 22, 2022 - 8:09pm

So all Summer long and no rain. I head to the mountains of NH and it’s raining and will be again tomorrow. 


Not that I mind getting some rain cause we need it, but not on my vacation.  


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Posted: Aug 22, 2022 - 7:17am

 Bill_J wrote:

Rain. Lovely rain.



Anti    cipating some headed our way later today.  Good chances for the next two days as well. 
Bill_J

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Posted: Aug 22, 2022 - 7:08am

Rain. Lovely rain.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jul 26, 2022 - 8:32pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:
Nice and toasty.


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Posted: Jul 25, 2022 - 2:37pm

GeneP59

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Posted: Jul 24, 2022 - 2:32pm

 Steely_D wrote:


Don't forget to put the lotion on its skin.


Always take care of preciousssssssssss!
Steely_D

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Posted: Jul 24, 2022 - 9:44am

 GeneP59 wrote:

A good day to hide in the basement 


Don't forget to put the lotion on its skin.
GeneP59

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Posted: Jul 24, 2022 - 8:25am

heat index will be 104° today. 

A good day to hide in the basement 
GeneP59

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Posted: Jul 22, 2022 - 7:29am

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
I think that was are low last night.




I believe that
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jul 21, 2022 - 6:59pm

 GeneP59 wrote:

96°



REEL hot! 

KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jul 21, 2022 - 6:16pm

 GeneP59 wrote:

96°

I think that was are low last night.


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Posted: Jul 20, 2022 - 11:08am

96°
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Posted: Jul 20, 2022 - 6:43am

Supposed to be 95° with 79% Humidity today.  About average for July in this part of NC.
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