Weather predictions, daylight saving, best days

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Spanning the winter's cold gulf with an arch,

Over it, rampant, rides in the wild March.

–Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840–94)

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
66th day of the year

Wanda Sykes (comedienne & actress) was born on this day in 1964.
Debra Hill (producer) died on this day in 2005.



Predicting the Unpredictable

A Winter for the Record Books
As I write this, winter 2016–2017 has been mild across nearly all of the country, with above-normal temperatures and below-normal snowfall being the rule in most locations.
Wacky Weather

Warmer than typical? Colder? Wetter? The Almanac’s long range weather update and predicting the unpredictable.
March Forecasts

long range weather Predictions for March 2017
Here are March 2017 long range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017 Old Farmer’s Almanac.
Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Retro design resembles a vintage advertising thermometer. Made in the USA.
Daylight Saving Begins

Daylight Saving Time 2019: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday, November 3, at 2 A.M., so prepare Saturday evening to “fall back” by setting your clocks back one hour. Here’s everything there is to know about Daylight Saving—from a brief history of why we observe this practice to the never-ending debate about changing the clocks twice a year!
The 2017 Weather Watcher’s Calendar | Save 50%

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Features dramatic photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, trivia, and more.
Best Days Calendar

Best Days for March 2017
Here are March 2017 Best Days based on the Moon—for planting, farming, cutting hair, quitting smoking, and many other activities!
Kaleidoscope Wind Spinner

Features a deep and highly reflective finish that hypnotically pulses with each breeze! Made in the USA to last.
Surprising Uses for Wood Ashes

How to Use Wood Ashes in the Home and Garden
If you burn firewood, you have wood ashes. Don’t throw them out! There are many surprising ways to use ashes around the garden and home. Here are five practical ideas.
Sparrow Rain Gauge | Save 32%

Features a simple yet elegant design crafted in brass.