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Weather Lore Quotes
- Red sky at night- sailor’s delight, Red sky in morning- sailor’s warning.
- Rain before 7- clear before 11. Rain after 7- rain all day.
- Step on a spider and it will surely bring rain.
- Dog days bring the greatest heat and the most thunderstorms of the year.
- Crickets and tree toads singing loudly in the evening indicate it will be fair and hot.
- When robins call loudly and steadily, it will rain soon.
- If it rains on the first Sunday of the month, every Sunday except one usually will be wet.
- Six weeks after you hear crickets chirp in the summer, look for frost.
- When the ants close up their hills, we will have rain in a day or two; if the ant hills are open, it will continue to be fair.
- Winter fog will freeze a dog; summer fog will roast a hog.
- Three foggy mornings and then a rain.
- A dewy morning brings a good haying day.
- A heavy dew at night promises a good day to follow.
- Still, moist and camp hot air means rain on the way.
- No dew in the morning indicates rain.
- Low banks of haze in the south indicate rain.
- When leaves turn over, it’s a sign of rain.
- Variable wind indicates a coming storm.
You know it’s going to rain when…
- Bees stay close to their hives
- Swallows fly close to the ground
- Flies and gnats bite in vain
- Birds stay perched on telephone wires
- Your corn or badly healed broken bone talks to you
- Sound travels far and wide
- If ants build lots of walls, rain will surly fall
- A cow scratches its ear
- Leaves show their backs
- Sheep collect and huddle
- Large halo ‘round the moon