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How a backyard weather station works

You won't need a meteorologist after you install one of these.
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The Davis Vantage Pro2

Sam Kaplan

A wet finger will tell you which way the wind blows, but most of us rely on serially inaccurate apps or spray-tanned local meteorologists for detailed readings. The Davis Vantage Pro2 weather station ($650)—a favorite of barometer-tracking fanatics—delivers

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