Where do people get their long range weather forecasts?

canuckistani(5b)March 8, 2009

Does anyone pay attention to the farmer's almanac? Any other good sources for predicting the weather?

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runningtrails

I get mine from Environment Canada:

Here is a link that might be useful: Canada weather

    Bookmark   March 8, 2009 at 10:11PM
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seamommy(7bTX)

I use the almanac, so did my mother and so did my grandmother. The weather predictions are of a general nature, you can't predict rain on a particular day in a particular location, but it gets pretty close. I mainly like the articles and the planting times. Cheryl

    Bookmark   March 9, 2009 at 1:43PM
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canuckistani(5b)

Runningtrails,

Does Environment Canada release forecasts for anything longer than a couple of weeks? I can never find forecasts longer than a couple of weeks from them.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2009 at 5:11AM
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runningtrails

No, that's as fara as they will go. I don't know if you can get weather predictions that far ahead. Even one week is changeable.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2009 at 8:31AM
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Beeone(4 N. Wyo.)

This site gives you very extended forecasts. I think it is still more art than science in giving these forecasts, and they are really only valid in a general sense so on any given day 3 months from now could be very wrong. But, they are interesting.

http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/longrang.html

    Bookmark   March 15, 2009 at 5:40AM
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brendan_of_bonsai(4b AK)

Weather is the standard for limited predictability, eventually we may have a break through, but for now rough estimates are as good as its getting once you look out past 10 days or so.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2009 at 6:56AM
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