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Weather Wisdom: a collection of proverbs, sayings, and rules concerning the weather. Compiled and arranged by R. I.

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Weather Wisdom

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Weather Wisdom

Proverbs, Superstitions, and Signs

Author: Stewart A. Kingsbury,Mildred E. Kingsbury,Wolfgang Mieder

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

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Category: Science

Page: 478

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A comprehensive survey of English and American weather widsom collects 4.435 proverbs, superstitions, sayings, signs, and weather rules.

A Descant upon Weather-wisdom. (A fragment.) By - [i.e. John Peace].

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Weather Wisdom

Facts and Folklore of Weather Forecasting

Author: Albert Lee

Publisher: Contemporary Books

ISBN: 9780865532120

Category: Science

Page: 180

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A practical manual on the art of observation forecasting sensitizes the reader to weather indicators in nature while examining the accuracy of folk sayings concerning the weather

Irish Weather Wisdom

Signs of Rain

Author: Gabriel Rosenstock

Publisher: Appletree Press (IE)

ISBN: 9780862817145

Category: Folklore

Page: 75

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Weather Wise

Reading Weather Signs

Author: Alan Watts

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408127083

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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Weather Wise is a highly practical, lively and very accessible guide to weather phenomena for anyone who enjoys the outdoors. Suitable for sailors, walkers, climbers, skiers, fishermen, golfers and holidaymakers, it explains how forthcoming weather will affect them, as well as how to predict what is coming and assess how severe it will be. No other weather book has the practical hands-on approach of Alan Watts, whose reputation for explaining complicated meteorological situations in an understandable way for the average reader is second to none. Packed with practical tips, hints and fact panels, it will be a godsend to anyone pursuing an outdoor activity. Covers: the seasons, clouds, heat and cold, rain, changeable weather, showery weather, wind, thunder, fog and mist, sea weather, hill and mountain weather and hurricanes and tornadoes

Good Old Days Country Wisdom

Author: Ken Tate,Janice Tate

Publisher: DRG Wholesale

ISBN: 9781882138760

Category: History

Page: 158

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These stories not only share the wisdom but also heartwarming examples show how Country Wisdom was put into practice in the Good Ole Days.

The Sierra Club book of weatherwisdom

Author: Vicki McVey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780590207256

Category: Nature

Page: 104

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Discusses climates and seasons, wind and rain, warm and cold fronts, atmospheric pressure, and weather prediction. Features activities, games, and experiments.

Punxsutawney Phil and His Weather Wisdom

Author: Julia Spencer Moutran

Publisher: Literary Publications

ISBN: 9780787111649

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 36

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Punxsutawney Phil, the Pennsylvania woodchuck who determines the weather on Groundhog Day, opens a weather station.

Predicting the Weather

Victorians and the Science of Meteorology

Author: Katharine Anderson

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226019705

Category: Science

Page: 376

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Victorian Britain, with its maritime economy and strong links between government and scientific enterprises, founded an office to collect meteorological statistics in 1854 in an effort to foster a modern science of the weather. But as the office turned to prediction rather than data collection, the fragile science became a public spectacle, with its forecasts open to daily scrutiny in the newspapers. And meteorology came to assume a pivotal role in debates about the responsibility of scientists and the authority of science. Studying meteorology as a means to examine the historical identity of prediction, Katharine Anderson offers here an engrossing account of forecasting that analyzes scientific practice and ideas about evidence, the organization of science in public life, and the articulation of scientific values in Victorian culture. In Predicting the Weather, Anderson grapples with fundamental questions about the function, intelligibility, and boundaries of scientific work while exposing the public expectations that shaped the practice of science during this period. A cogent analysis of the remarkable history of weather forecasting in Victorian Britain, Predicting the Weather will be essential reading for scholars interested in the public dimensions of science.

The Essential Book of Weather Lore

Time-tested Weather Wisdom and why the Weatherman Isn't Always Right

Author: Leslie Alan Horvitz

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN: 9780762108572

Category: Reference

Page: 176

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Introduces common and ancient weather lore, explaining where it comes from and why it is or is not accurate information, covering such seasonal forecasting topics as temperature, precipitation, drought, sunshine, and storms.

Life at the Top

Weather, Wonder and High Cuisine from the Mount Washington Observatory

Author: Eric Pinder

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780980167269

Category: Nature

Page: 180

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Literary Nonfiction. New Hampshire's Mount Washington is known as "Home of the World's Worst Weather." A handful of hardy souls live on the mountain's Observatory year-round. Do they have to be just a bit unusual to seek out such a career? Perhaps. But the Observatory crew find much to enjoy in their icy home--even when it means dealing with hundred-mile-per-hour winds, wandering moose, and odd questions from visitors. They are also treated to spectacular sunsets, spine-tingling thunderstorms, and breathtaking toboggan runs. Former observer Eric Pinder describes with wry humor the joys and terrors of living in the clouds and explains Mount Washington's geology and weather. The book ends with a one-of-a kind cookbook of favorite "Recipes from the Rockpile."

Divine Weather

Author: Jack McGinnigle

Publisher: Highland Books

ISBN: 1909690619

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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The weather features mightily and at moments of high drama in the Biblical narrative. This study should appeal to Bible readers who are drawn to reconstruct the events in their mind. Most importantly, the author points to what weather language can teach us about the Triune God.

Reading the Weather

Author: Thomas Morris Longstreth

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 146552570X

Category: Weather forecasting

Page: 195

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