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A couple of weather questions

Discussion in 'Daily & Chat' started by AnotherSnowDude, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. AnotherSnowDude

    AnotherSnowDude First Runs

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    Hello all,
    Long Term Lurker, First Time Poster.
    I have been following these weather forums a bit and have a couple of questions.

    Where do you get all the weather charts from? I found the Weatherzone charts but not the other ones.

    Also is Weatherzone Pro worth the money?

    Also do you guys have weather blogs or have any good weather sites (apart from the major sites)?

    Sorry if these have been answered before but I am trying to get my head around this, so help would be appreciated.
    Thanks
     
  2. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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  3. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    If I was to fork out money, I'd probably look at AccuWeather pro. You'll get extended EC charts there, I don't think Weatherzone Pro has these.
    Since that weather links thread was done you can also add http://www.tropicaltidbits.com
    It's actually very good.
     
  4. Bloke

    Bloke One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep tidbits is awesome
     
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  5. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Stormcast is another site that's not on the links thread.
    I have been using weatherzone pro the last two years but might not renew again as there is so much out there for free.
     
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  6. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Stormcast - I'm assuming you're talking about the Brisbane Stormchaser's site? The URL has changed since that thread was written. Now http://www.bsch.com.au/index.shtml
     
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  7. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans not woke enough Ski Pass: Gold

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    One thing I long for is EC Precipitation/Thickness Charts
    Is their a website with this or is it only available via paying?
    I also go to Tropical Tidbits - lots of good charts there
     
  8. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Much like those pointed out above. I also use Pivotal Weather, less regions visible but I find their layout/plots easier to view and some relevant snow plots too:
    http://www.pivotalweather.com/
     
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  9. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    That's the one
     
  10. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Suspect they are available on AccuWeather pro - only if you pay.
     
  11. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    @Claude Cat @Sandy
    Is it worth giving the links thread a spring clean?
    Could have different folk take on one or two links, confirm the link and add a simple dispassionate review that then others could respond to/embellish?
     
  12. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Yeh, I think I'll create a new one. Lots of outdated links in the old one. When I get a bit of time.
     
  13. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I reckon share it around between SH -NH seasons..could keep some of the SDS angst levels under control.
     
  14. AnotherSnowDude

    AnotherSnowDude First Runs

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    Thanks everyone for answering my questions.
     
  15. AnotherSnowDude

    AnotherSnowDude First Runs

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    Is there like a Weather Tutorial for dumb people like me?
     
  16. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    If you look up tutorial - weather maps on here its a good start.
     
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    nfip Cold 'n Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I just google anything I am interested in and spend the time , much to +1 anoyance ;)
    Here's a couple I have found helpfull tho there's few others I have lost along the way.
    It's easier (for me) if there is a topic or something relevant here in the Forums , then you can pursue it rather than wandering aimlessly.

    http://www.theweatherprediction.com/
    http://www.bom.gov.au/lam/glossary/?ref=ftr
    http://w1.weather.gov/glossary/
     
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