New Year weather lore, forecasts, sky wonders

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 1, 2019

janus

Janus am I; oldest of potentates;
Forward I look, and backward, and below
I count, as god of avenues and gates,
The years that through my portals come and go
.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82)

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