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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Dear Almanac readers,
Do you have a nose for weather? Learn why some of us can smell storms a' coming. Can two snow flakes be alike? Discover the many shapes of these crystal wonders. As the zen proverb goes, "No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place."
Your Almanac Editors
It is pleasant to think, just under the snow,
That stretches so bleak and blank and cold,
Are beauty and warmth that we cannot know,
Green fields and leaves and blossoms of gold.
–Fay Hempstead (1847–1934)
Full Moon for February 2020
Got your snow shovels ready? February’s Full Snow Moon rises on the night of February 8 and peaks in the early hours of February 9. Why is it called the Full Snow Moon? Find out in our February Moon Guide!