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Latest seasonal outlook from the Climate Prediction Center

Discussion in 'Weather' started by Spectrumweather, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. Spectrumweather

    Spectrumweather Junior Member
    Messages: 7

  2. Spectrumweather

    Spectrumweather Junior Member
    Messages: 7

  3. M & MD Lawn

    M & MD Lawn Senior Member
    Messages: 361

    That makes me smile...now lets hope it comes true!
  4. Elite Property Services

    Elite Property Services Senior Member
    Messages: 230

  5. Midwest Pond

    Midwest Pond Senior Member
    Messages: 958

    I'm just glad that they can predict a whole winter, because they sure as hell can't get tomorrow correct
  6. wideout

    wideout Senior Member
    from iowa
    Messages: 727


    I really hope they are right
  7. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 27,866

    Look at Accu's map. WTH?!?! Of course the midwest is cold and snowy. Of course OK -> TN is more ice than snow. Of course FL is mild.

    If FL was listed as cold and snowy and the midwest was listed as mild, THEN we'd have something to write home about.
  8. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    If they get tomorrow weather right then i will start trusting it. Being in the construction business i look at the weather on monday morning and the 5 day outlook to plan our week. Half the time midway through the week ihave to readjust so whatever they want to say ;-)

    I will say that i put more trust in the almanacs then weather man looking out that far.
  9. chevyman1010

    chevyman1010 Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    The weather men and women have the only job that they can be wrong every day and still keep their jobs just saying.
  10. WingPlow

    WingPlow Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    so can politicians.....
  11. Spectrumweather

    Spectrumweather Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Very true. I was talking with another meteorologist buddy in Wisconsin and that is exactly what we were saying. If you created a map of typical winter conditions, it's look just like that one!

    It's just not very useful information. If you read the text that went with it, there is a little more substance, but nothing earth-shattering.

  12. Spectrumweather

    Spectrumweather Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Well, you can't be wrong EVERY day. Gotta get a few right here and there! :)

  13. chevyman1010

    chevyman1010 Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    That's true if you watch the 9am newsby then they know if it's going to snow rain or be sunny but the night before your guess is as good as theirs.