Folklore Weather

Weather Signs in September

If there’s a thunderstorm in late September; expect a snow in late November. Doves fleeing south before a September storm; look for a winter to be anything but warm. When late September brings an early frost, fail to stack firewood and you’ll pay the cost. Snakes in September a-headin’ to the den, a sure sign cold’s about to set in. —Jim Casada ” A Smoky Mountain Boyhood – Memories, Musings, and More” I was reminded of the weather lore in…

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Forecasting Winter by Animals

Forecasting Winter by Animals It will be a bad winter if: squirrels begin gathering nuts early (middle or late September).…