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 It's not about weather forecasting. It's about measuring or gauging current conditions in your location.
 Please suggest how you would word your proposed Local Rule.
1) Correct2) Anchored is not a "stroke"3) Irrelevant speculation.4) PGA Tour, et al voluntarily agree to play golf in accordance with the Rules of Golf.5) Everybody has one.
The way I see it, Rich, is the agreement must be "explicit" vs "implicit." So, for me, no breach but as Rulesman says, a word of caution is warranted.
 The magic of words ... we transform young trees into obstructions. (Old trees, however, just stand around and complain at the special treatment given the youth. "It wasn't like that in my day, no sir!" groused the stately oak.)
That Local Rule designates those stones (normally loose impediments) in bunkers as movable obstructions, thus permitting their removal. 
From http://www.ruleshistory.com/play.html   The blueprint for the modern unplayable rule came from:  1941 USGA. The player is the sole judge as to whether his ball is unplayable. It may be declared unplayable at any place on the course, except in a water hazard or in casual water.  1947 the USGA said a ball could be declared anywhere on the course. In stroke play a ball may be lifted from any place except a water hazard, penalty one stroke.   1950. Unplayable is...
You're on the right track. Without knowing the form of play, the question cannot be answered.
That Decision applies to a single stroke on a single hole. An explicit agreement to disregard a Rule, for let's say an entire round, isn't permitted. (See Wendy's posts. She has, in hand, a ruling from the USGA forbidding such.)
 I agree with rogolf and Wendy. I disagree with your disagree.  
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