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Weather Men Suck!

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Chevytruck85, Feb 10, 2005.

  1. Chevytruck85

    Chevytruck85 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    What Happend To The 10-12 Inces For Tonight Woke Up No They Say Nothing But Rain. Anybody Else Get Thrown Off By This Storm?
  2. killed300ex

    killed300ex Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    yea i was all ready to go out this morning they called for 15 inchs yesterday morning then about the same through last night then when i woke up it was raining and they have moved the accumulation down to 3 inchs. How can they blow a prediction by that much? Ohh well guess there isnt much we can do about it now.
  3. GSE

    GSE Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    Career Change......

    I think I want to be a weather person.

    I would be able to cause mass hysteria for nothing, and then go 'Opps, we missed on this one....' and not have any accountability.

    I know the weather isn't controllable, and isn't always predictable, but to predict 12-24" in my area and then have nothing but rain? Come on now....
  4. vanwhyjr

    vanwhyjr Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    Yeah it was a swing and a miss for the Pocono's too. :cry:
  5. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    I knew it was going to die on the vine im taking my plow off
  6. johntwist

    johntwist Senior Member
    Messages: 415

    Yeah, they really cried "wolf" on this one.
    On Tuesday they were calling for 6 to 12 and maybe up to 18 in the northwest part of Mass.
    Yesterday it was down to 1 to 4 for the South Shore and Cape and maybe 4 to 6 North and West.
    Today it's down to rain. They really blew it.
    :gunsfiring: weatherman
  7. echovalley

    echovalley Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 456

    And to think they get payed 100k a year.Were's my application i'll work for 50k :(
  8. wirenut

    wirenut Senior Member
    from nh
    Messages: 529

    dont you guys know that they are in bed with demoulas and shaws .. :rolleyes:
  9. sir spaniourd

    sir spaniourd Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    I was begging for snow for two main reasons:
    1. I have water leaks all over my house
    2. I am in need of some payup

    To be off a couple of inches is understandable. To be off more than 15" makes me really angry. :nono:
    how can they be so wrong. And they also think it is funny they were so off the predictions.
  10. mike33087

    mike33087 Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    they stink

    i cant even explain how mad i was last night, i left work and picked up my plow truck; brought it home and spent 3 hours going over the truck making sure it was ready for the wet ****. I go in and my grandma says no snow till thursday night i was fumeing....
  11. avalancheplow

    avalancheplow Senior Member
    Messages: 265

    Great News the weather man upgraded us! We went from 10-15" to a dusting-1" now too 1-3"!!!. Got to love those guys :realmad: :realmad:
  12. OneBadDodge06

    OneBadDodge06 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 771

    what other job that you know of pays that well and you get to screw up as much as you want!! :rolleyes:
  13. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    Still expecting 1-3" tonight :rolleyes:

    About an inch or so down now and still snowing supposedly stopping in the morning. I just put my plow on just in case, i don't expect to do much more then scrape my driveway though :(
  14. killed300ex

    killed300ex Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    well its finally snowing out prolly have about 2-3 inchs now and its going to snow through the night into the morning or so they say at least saying we will get another 4-5 inchs enough to plow at least.
  15. xlr8

    xlr8 Senior Member
    Messages: 107

    I think WIRENUT is right about being in bed with the grocers . I also think the same as far as fuel companies. Anytime they(weatheridiots) say that some low pressure system is going to form and bury us alive it just never seems to happen. My 11 year old daughter was so mad at them she told me that we ought to do what they do on the fairly oddparents(a cartoon on nickelodeon) and chase them out of town with pitchforks every time they blow the forecast. I'm starting to like this idea.
  16. Stark_Enterprises

    Stark_Enterprises Senior Member
    Messages: 316

    CT Guys: Which Weatherman do you watch. My Fav.or shall i say most Realiable USAULLY!! is Brad Field on nbc30 and even he was wayyyyyyyyy off with this one!!!! DAMM I Feel like I want to Sue him for the money i spent on Sand alone!
  17. johntwist

    johntwist Senior Member
    Messages: 415

    Let's see....politicians, relatives and friends of politicians employed by the State, City or Town, the LAPD, lawyers, doctors, anyone with an MBA who makes over 200,000 a year, the media, the National Hockey League, and the people who keep hiring Ben Affleck to star in major motion pictures are just a few that come to mind. :)