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Trace in the sky the painter's brush Then winds around you soon will rush.

When rain falls on St. Barnabas Day, it is good for grapes.

If the points of a new moon are up, then, as a rule, no rain will fall that quarter of the moon ; a dull, pale moon, dry, with halo, indicates poor crops. In the planting season no grain must be planted when halo is around the moon. -Apache Indians

If it is raining when a child is conceived, the baby will be a girl; if fair weather, a boy.

If clouds float at different heights and rates, but generally opposite directions, expect heavy rains.

Expect rain if a horse stretches out his neck and sniffs the air.

When the smoke goes west,Gude weather is past.When the smoke goes east,Gude weather comes neist.

Frosts end in foul weather.

Swallows foretell rain if they swoop near the ground.

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)

Moonlight nights have the hardest frosts.

Feathery clouds, like palm branches or the fleur de lis, denote immediate or coming showers. -Bacon

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