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On the front line (weather forecasting the old fashioned way)

Stuck in the middle of nowhere with no phone signal? Want to impress someone with a seemingly innate ability to forecast the weather in the next few hours? 523 more words


Groundhog's Day Science

Who Will See Their Shadow This Year? by Jerry Pallotta

Groundhog Day by Gail Gibbons

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General Science

Wordless Wednesday--the Old "Foggy Morning" Weather Lore

It’s a little too early to be looking for squirrels’ nests to try to figure out what the winter might be like (besides, after last winter’s disappointing prediction, it’s just a miracle we have any squirrels left! 130 more words

Wordless Wednesdays

Predicting Weather by the Signs: The Singing of the Katydids

Here in the Southern mountains, the old-timers (and many young people as well) still predict the weather by “the signs,” that is, the signs found in nature.   229 more words


St Swithun's day is true more often than you would think

I originally posted this on Blogger in 2012 and noticed it had lost its graphic so I thought I would rework it again for WordPress! 404 more words


Weather lore: The Borrowed Days

The month of March which is noted for its winds has passed, as the saying goes “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb… 155 more words

Pholklore, Phact & Phiction - Weather Lore

Photo courtesy of Wildlifeart89 in WetCanvas Reference Library

The month of March will arrive tomorrow all around the world. Perhaps it is already March 1st in your corner of the world. 240 more words