Is there something more reliable than

Weather dot com sucksBecause it sucks.

I always, stupidly, check it before dressing in the morning. At least 50% of the time, it’s off by more than 10 degrees during the day.

Today, it said it would reach a high in SF of 73 degrees F. We’re in SOMA, a relatively warm part of the city, so I figured, if anywhere, it’ll hit 73 here. Right now, it couldn’t possibly be above 60 degrees. And the wind is somewhere between gale-force and tornado, with a temperature that suggests an origin slightly to the west of the Bering Strait.

I wore a short-sleeved shirt with an undershirt, which provides very little protection from the subarctic weather system that’s moved into the area. And since my herniated disc requires that I walk around slowly several times a day to avoid excruciating pain, I’m left choosing between staying warm & in pain, or freezing my ass off but not slipping off into pain-induced delusions.

I know this is my fault for relying on what are clearly astrologers (or maybe, if they’ve automated everything, a random-number generator) to come up with the temperature forecast. My question: is there a more reliable online weather service for the San Francisco Bay Area?

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  1. Not sure about the bay area (can anything ever predict SF weather?) but in New York, accuweather is much much better than

    Try also.

    Comment by jon — May 6, 2008 @ 1:21 am

  2. Thanks Jon – I’ll check out both of those sites. Modern meterological technology’s gotta get a little closer than those shots in the dark on

    Comment by JM — May 6, 2008 @ 9:07 pm

  3. does suck, next sunday i’m going to a nascar race, my very first time going to talladega, has a 60% chance of thunderstorms, accuweather and both have around a 30% chance, dont trust as far as you can throw a 100 pound stone.

    Comment by Evan — April 18, 2010 @ 3:53 pm

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