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As window cleaners we are All ways watching the sky's well for the past two weeks I've been using the dark sky forecast app and it's been spot on worth checking it out for sure.Screenshot_20180423-065058_Dark%20Sky.jpg

 

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james82

Thanks iv just downloaded it. I'll give it a try
. I find AccuWeather minute cast don't always get it right. It can say dry when it's heavy drizzle
Have you gone for the paid version?

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PDixon cvs
Thanks iv just downloaded it. I'll give it a try
. I find AccuWeather minute cast don't always get it right. It can say dry when it's heavy drizzle
Have you gone for the paid version?

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I tried the free trial for two weeks via goggle play and have now bought 2.99 for the year think it's 3.99 on iTunes used to use accuweather myself but deleted it when I seen how this was working

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james82

I'm using the free trial to mate. Do you find it better than AccuWeather minute cast? We do need ones as reliable as possible. I do like how it tells you how bad the rain will be as I'll go out in light rain if I need to

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PDixon cvs
I'm using the free trial to mate. Do you find it better than AccuWeather minute cast? We do need ones as reliable as possible. I do like how it tells you how bad the rain will be as I'll go out in light rain if I need to

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It's not let me down in 3 weeks more than I can say for accuweather Screenshot_20180424-150621_Dark%20Sky.jpg

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scottish cleaning service

That could be well worth £2.99 because the bbc said it would rain all day up here and it has only now  begun. :1f602:

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PDixon cvs
That could be well worth £2.99 because the bbc said it would rain all day up here and it has only now  begun. :1f602:
I thought that's all it did up north [emoji23]

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scottish cleaning service
4 minutes ago, clear view of silverton said:

I thought that's all it did up north emoji23.png

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Obviously so do the bbc, or canny be bothered changing the cloud and raindrop sign. :1f602:

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PDixon cvs
That's always worth £3 and there's a free web version if anyone don't want to pay the £3. If it's that accurate I'll be happy to pay £3 a year

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Was at banger racing on Sunday as it said cloudy no rain above my head dark clouds I thought damm it going to let down it said nearest rain 68 miles away didn't rain all day there

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Iron Giant

I gave up paying any real attention to the weather years ago, It's never a 100% I just get out and crack on 

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PDixon cvs
I gave up paying any real attention to the weather years ago, It's never a 100% I just get out and crack on 
I do but do have a couple that will say no if it's raining I've kept them on as there really easy jobs for above avgage money

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Now use Dark Sky web site for my weather now. Thanks Clear view. :1f603:

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wee man

See dark sky as now stopped working.  I didn't really find it any better than the free apps  apparently windy is a good 1. ( think that's what you call it )

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Pjj

I use a system that’s 100% accurate every day , it’s my eyes 😂😂😂😂 hasn’t let me down yet , we work in all weathers within reason so don’t find it to much of a problem, wind is the worst enemy to work in .

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wee man
2 minutes ago, Pjj said:

I use a system that’s 100% accurate every day , it’s my eyes 😂😂😂😂 hasn’t let me down yet , we work in all weathers within reason so don’t find it to much of a problem, wind is the worst enemy to work in .

I dont work in heavy rain cause I don't have too. I like to know if it's on for a few hours then I can go for a coffee or lunch or home if I fancy it.  

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ched999uk
1 hour ago, wee man said:

See dark sky as now stopped working.  I didn't really find it any better than the free apps  apparently windy is a good 1. ( think that's what you call it )

Apple bought it to shut it down!!!  Maybe just Android that they shut down.

 

Have a look at UAV Forecast gives rain and wind by the hour. Might be a bit too much info but seems to be reasonably accurate.

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Davy G
21 hours ago, wee man said:

See dark sky as now stopped working.  I didn't really find it any better than the free apps  apparently windy is a good 1. ( think that's what you call it )

You're right, WM. Windy is the name of it and it is free. I use it all the time and I have recommended it on the forum previously a while back.

I use it for planning sea kayaking trips and for work. I find it to be the best app out of several I've used.

I know a few people who fly light aircraft. They told me that they are trained on the same app and I saw recently that one of the captains on Deadliest Catch was using the same app while hundreds of miles out to sea. That's got be a good sign for it.

No app or weather forecast that I've used is 100 percent right all the time but Windy is pretty close most of the time.

I will say that it's much more detailed than any other app that I've seen, with many more layers. The charts I use always are : pressure, rain and cloud, temperature, wind, wind gusts. For sea kayaking, all of the above plus sea swell, and other apps for moon phases and tides.

I will say that it's an app that needs a bit of time to find your way around if you want to get the best out of it.

 

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solarpanelcleaningltd
On 24/04/2018 at 18:47, Iron Giant said:

I gave up paying any real attention to the weather years ago, It's never a 100% I just get out and crack on 

This.

Sometimes when working at height, we use an anemometer. I’m usually too scared by the time it hits our RAMS limit.

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