Weather or Not: Geeked Out

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The Web was invented for weather wonks. Here’s the first step into forecast nerd-dom.

>For ski forecasts, contact local avalanche centers (avalanche.org), because they focus on mountain weather.

>Check out the “forecaster discussions” on your local National Weather Service website. It’s like eavesdropping on a weatherman’s backroom.

>Golden Gate Weather Services (ggweather.com/qpf/qpf_gfs_00z_all.htm) distills data into simple images that show precip totals up to 16 days out.