Liars! Who do you trust?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by G-spot4u, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. Evan Burck

    Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

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    You might be right about NOAA
     
  2. wadin' boot

    wadin' boot Donny, you're out of your element...

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    I read the national weather service "forecast discussion" , Cliff Mass, and Jeff Masters' wunderblog on wunderground. The latter seldom talks about pacific nw weather, but grooves on hurricanes, tornados and other massive storms. His coverage of Sandy for instance was phenomenal; current postings on climate change are very good.
     
  3. cabezon

    cabezon Sculpin Enterprises

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    Along those line, in one of my favorite movies, LA Story, Steve Martin plays a TV weatherman to prerecords the weekend forecast "because he just has too much to do on the weekend to come in." Of course, a storm comes in and he loses his job.
    Steve
     
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  4. Preston

    Preston Active Member

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    Well, it's somewhat better than "the good old days", before satellites, when we knew a storm was coming when it hit the lightship at the mouth of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

    If you can see Mt. Rainier it means it's going to rain; if you can't, it's already raining.
     
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  5. Charles Sullivan

    Charles Sullivan dreaming through the come down

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    Seems to me that the PNW has to be the easiest place to be a weatherman. The weather tomorrow is most likely to be the same as today. During the course of a day the weather here changes less than any place that I have lived. We have little to no sever weather of any type. Very little snow, hard rain, lighting, hail etc. Honestly this is the mildest place in the US that I have been weather wise.

    Go Sox,
    cds
     
  6. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    Not really that bad of a weekend weather wise.
    With the right clothing, it was pretty comfortable.
    1 for 4 on coho without a lot of folks around.
     
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  7. jeff bandy

    jeff bandy Make my day

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    How would it have been if you caught nothing? ;-)
     
  8. Bob Triggs

    Bob Triggs Stop Killing Wild Steelhead!

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    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    It would have still been better then sitting at home watching it rain ;)
    SF
     
  10. G-spot4u

    G-spot4u Active Member

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  11. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    G,
    I was fishing the salt in MA 10.
    SF
     
  12. G-spot4u

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  13. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

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    I have been told they release some past the diversion very year.

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  15. Bob Triggs

    Bob Triggs Stop Killing Wild Steelhead!

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    In his most recent blog entry Dr Mass has shared some information on the government shutdown and the impacts that this is already having on weather and climate forecasting, especially concerning marine forecasts. Many of the coastal ocean buoys are going offline, in part due to a lack of funding in recent years, and because of the shutdown on spending now. This has caused a problem in the verification of some forecasts, as in this recent storm we had last weekend. This has serious implications for mariners at sea, winter ocean fishermen, and any one of us who depends upon forecasting accuracy to manage their working days. Read Here: http://cliffmass.blogspot.com