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Weather Folklore of the Day

When the leaves show their under sides, Be very sure that rain betides.

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    Narrow, horizontal red clouds after sunset in the west indicate rain before thirty-six hours.

    The calling of cicadas foretells dry weather and that frost will come in six weeks.

    If it rains on St. Anne's Day, it will rain for a month and a week.

    If the new moon is not visible before the fourth day, the air will be unsettled for the whole month. -Francis Bacon, English philosopher (1561–1626)

    To prevent bad luck, do not step on a cloud reflected in a puddle.

    Easterly winds on May 19 to 21 indicate a dry summer.

    Rain is likely to commence on the turn of the tide.


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