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CarolineJ

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Re: cutting for hay late this year?
« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2016, 08:01:29 am »
How many different weather forecasts does everyone check?  Netweather is usually pretty reliable for my postcode and is saying I have a 4-day window next week, but what are the best ones to double-check against?  I've found Metcheck to be pretty rubbish (it will only take the KW14 part of my postcode, which means it's telling me the weather 25 miles away and that's often very different).

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Re: cutting for hay late this year?
« Reply #16 on: July 09, 2016, 08:42:09 am »
Well watching the lashing rain blowing sideways past my window I thought I'd see what netweather had to say...... supposed to be sunny/cloudy now!  Forecast hmmmm!?!
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Re: cutting for hay late this year?
« Reply #17 on: July 09, 2016, 09:19:36 am »
I use BBC weathrr, but even that can be wrong. Someone on here did suggest a farming weather forecast website, but tha name has slipped my memory. according to weather we should have good weather next week, so you never know. :)
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CarolineJ

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Re: cutting for hay late this year?
« Reply #19 on: July 24, 2016, 07:28:01 pm »
Thanks - we hedged our bets and cut the two smaller of the three on Thursday, so if it went wrong weather-wise we had another go at it.  This is how it's looking this evening, it's just a little damp underneath and in an ideal world I'd be turning it tomorrow, but we're due torrential rain overnight tonight  ::)  so it's staying untouched and I'm crossing my fingers the two-day dry gap I can see for Wednesday and Thursday materialises!

 

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