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Well. The weatherman was wrong. #4776419
06/03/18 02:41 PM
06/03/18 02:41 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
Chris142 Offline OP
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Predicted 93....
oops.


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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776431
06/03/18 02:49 PM
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Champlain/Hudson Valley
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Thermometer accurate?

Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776433
06/03/18 02:51 PM
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I think it might be time for a new thermometer, or place it in a shadier location, sometimes mine reads a little higher than the news reports, but not 10 degrees different. Weather.com says it's 97 in Apple Valley, CA


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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776494
06/03/18 04:05 PM
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Leesport, PA
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Is that an old mercury thermometer?

Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776495
06/03/18 04:05 PM
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Cedarbrae, Ontario
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Is that a mercury thermometer?


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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776501
06/03/18 04:12 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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My house is always warmer than the town for some reason. Can't get much shadier than my back porch. Ya its a mercury thermometer. Here is my other one about 15 ft from that one.


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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776503
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776517
06/03/18 04:25 PM
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Cedarbrae, Ontario
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Nice shotgun shell patio lights wink


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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776522
06/03/18 04:32 PM
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California
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Originally Posted By: Chris142



I have the same thermometer and 2 digital ones, with the sensors at the front and back of the house, all 3 in the shade.

I live in Southern Riverside County, and the weatherman was off about 10 degrees here. They forecasted 90 and it's 98 last time I checked, which jives among the 3 house thermometers and from 2 of our cars. They all had the same reading within a degree either way.

For my area this seems to be the normal - for the forecast to be way off. Sometimes they will predict rain for several days, only to have it finally drizzle a little one morning.

Also in my city you can drive 4 or 5 miles across town and have the temperature change by 4-6 degrees.

Last edited by oldmaninsc; 06/03/18 04:36 PM.

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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776539
06/03/18 04:48 PM
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Right now it's 107. The forecast was a high of 107 which will be close but we will too closer to 110.


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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776542
06/03/18 04:53 PM
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5600 feet elevation, Arizona
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And itís not officially summer yet....


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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: oldmaninsc] #4776574
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Originally Posted By: oldmaninsc
For my area this seems to be the normal - for the forecast to be way off. Sometimes they will predict rain for several days, only to have it finally drizzle a little one morning.
Same where I live. It seems that they always over-forecast the rain and under-forecast the snow.


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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776713
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Perfect 61 here in the midwest.

Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4776735
06/03/18 09:06 PM
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Gonna be in 100's here in OK end of week and we have Florida like humidity here !!!

I cant wait till August when I get out of here and move back home to Chicago, I HATE hot weather !!!!

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Re: Well. The weatherman was wrong. [Re: Chris142] #4778377
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Could be worse...



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