BREAKING: Spring Storm?

Did we get the forecast wrong? Check out this fowl-weather system that may be on its way to your backyard!

April Fool!

Sure, spring storms are pretty common, but this “fowl-weathered” one is just all bunk. While that feathered front looks ominous, you can rest assured that our spring forecast still stands.

Happy April Fool’s Day!

Learn how April 1 became “April Fools Day” here!

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Caleb Weatherbee

Caleb Weatherbee is the official forecaster for the Farmers' Almanac. His name is actually a pseudonym that has been passed down through generations of Almanac prognosticators and has been used to conceal the true identity of the men and women behind our predictions.


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MelvinI Reeves

It going to be 20 degrees here in Springville Indiana to night


Do me a favor, please. Tell Caleb Weatherbee he or she is a butthead! lol Got me! 😉 We DID, in fact, receive 2″ of snow this morning and I was thinking, “Here we go, one last blast before spring…” lol


Yep….I thought “Uh Oh” ?

Gary Paul



Loved it as I raise chickens and more. I guess you could say with 7 roosters (trying to rehome 2), 55-60 hens, 4 guinea fowl, 14 ducks plus currently have a duckling and 3 chicks I do at times have some storms. This put a big smile on my face. Thanks!

Donna Adams

Good one! Haha!



James Obenland

It hadn’t snowed here in Normal, Illinois….not yet. I love snow and freezing temperatures. I sure missed them though. My climate is Autumn and Winter but never Spring and Summer because of my allergies, migraines, headaches, running nose etc…all that i have problems with in Spring and Summer every year never in Autumn and Winter.

James Obenland

Ooooh hahaha!!

Cynthia Paoli

It sleeted and snowed in upstate NY so bad there was poor visibility, & black ice on the roads yesterday. I think we’ll pull through just fine though. LOL! Funny joke, but not funny. STOP SNOWING! LOL!

Carrie Kowalczyk

Michigan currently is having a cold snap right now, in fact it was snowing 2 nights ago!!! So I totally believed the heading when I read it, cuz itd pretty much true lol

norma lee olson

enjoy your emails very much – even tho I still buy the Farmers Almanac either in Dec. or Jan – but have since the 1960’s a friend now gone on sent it to us from Denver as a Christmas – wish so we could plot when we would be in Colo for skiing – a fun memory of a lovely friend and a nicer memory of a gift that just kept on giving!!1

Connie Hoffman

We always get a Easter storm. Thought this was what it was pertaining to.

Unity Milner

Haha! Good one


Does this appear to be an erroneous prediction? 1st-3rd.
A severe thunderstorm threat brings downpours, tornado risk to Mississippi, Alabama, especially Georgia.


I was in Alabama for 18 years, most of that time I was on a search and rescue squad. Lots of memories of that time. Some funny, some sad but most were brutal. Be safe there! Pay attention to locations of cities/towns that kinda sorta follow a path to your neck of the woods, so to speak. It can give you extra time to prepare or just be in “readiness mode”. Where we were was Northport, Alabama and the city that the weather followed, on its way to our neck of the woods, was Merridian, Mississippi.

Stephanie A Webb

You got me. Errrrr hahaha

Katharine S Dupre

Thanks for my very first April Fool’s Day joke this year. It was a great one. Thanks.

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