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Old 06-04-2015, 07:56 AM   #1
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It seems like the last few years the weathermen can't get a forecast right. Last year, every time they showed rain it was dry. This year is the same thing! It makes it hard to try and plan a simple thing like a dentist appointment for a rain day and have it turn out to be sunny and completely dry.

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Old 06-04-2015, 08:14 AM   #2
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Same here. Yesterday was meant to be no rain and rained all day. Today was meant to be rain and it's dry outside. whats crazy is it can be pissing down in an area that covers the whole city yet they say it's partly cloudy with 10% chance of rain.
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Dealing with Mother Nature AND doing work that is dependent of the weather the dau before, the day, and the days after in your area, it is just a guessing game. - That is the reason for the percentages in the forecast, especially in your area. The dentists can make appointments for any day and only have to worry about winter storms.

East winds can lead to many wet things and the west winds can bring some dramatic things (storms).

I run into that when I fish your area, but rain does not really affect fishing and my activities are not related to profit and schedules. Are you near the Chippewa River?
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Sure glad to work indoors where I don't have to rely on the incompetent weatherman.
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Around here they are 50% right half the time.
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Dealing with Mother Nature AND doing work that is dependent of the weather the dau before, the day, and the days after in your area, it is just a guessing game. - That is the reason for the percentages in the forecast, especially in your area. The dentists can make appointments for any day and only have to worry about winter storms.

East winds can lead to many wet things and the west winds can bring some dramatic things (storms).

I run into that when I fish your area, but rain does not really affect fishing and my activities are not related to profit and schedules. Are you near the Chippewa River?
No I'm down towards La Crosse on the Mississippi.

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