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Flashermac

The weather report from the internet ...

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Back in the day, when this interweb thing was just starting, I remember that one of the first bells n whistles, that apple put out, was a weather widget.

I was curious as to how it worked. So what apple was doing, was plugging into a database of weather observations at airports, around the world.

Not all airports participated, the update times were often in the order of days. As a result the information was quite wrong, often.

Whilst the OP is obviously the result of an error, I still find that the "internet weather" is often wrong. Mainly due to airports still being the primary source of info and them being often, way out of town.

I still have a piece of seaweed on a nail by the door, if its hard it's dry, if it's limp it's humid, if it's wet its raining. Then I look at the sky and the thermo meter.

More seriously I find that actual weather sites are a boon, and things like rain radar and so on, are quite useful for the fishing decisions

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I stopped looking at accuweather a while back but, after this, I'll start following again!!

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