3 edition of Weather folk-lore and local weather signs ... found in the catalog.
Weather folk-lore and local weather signs ...
Edward Bennett Garriott
At head of title: W. B., no. 294. U. S. Department of Agriculture. Weather Bureau.
|Statement||by Edward B. Garriott.|
|Series||U. S. Weather Bureau. Bulletin, no. 33|
|LC Classifications||QC851 .U5 no. 33|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||153|
|LC Control Number||agr10000158|
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Folklore of American weather by Eric Sloane, , Duell, Sloan and Pearce edition, in English - [1st ed.]. Weather proverbs—the delightful, often rhyming, couplets and colorful statements that typically link a natural event with a meteorological condition—originated centuries ago when people watched the skies, oceans, plants, and animals for clues of what to expect weatherwise.
In Britain the most common topic of conversation is the weather, so over the centuries much of the folklore has centred around the subject. Here are some popular sayings which have come about by watching the weather and how plants and animals can sometimes indicate what is to come. Get this from a library! Weather signs. [Ann Merk; Jim Merk] -- This book provides helpful weather signs, including clouds, rainbows, plants, and animals.
In the book Nebraska Folklore, author Louise Pound describes the efforts of early homesteaders to make it rain on their fields – particularly since they knew that the local Native American tribes had rituals that were credited with controlling weather. Weather Watching Folklore – Myths or Science? letting you forecast local weather even better than the professionals. you may need to look for other weather signs before you decide.
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Excerpt from Weather Folk-Lore and Local Weather Signs: Prepared Under the Direction of Willis Chief Moore, Chief Weather Bureau It is safe to assume that our first parents acquired weather wisdom by observing weather sequences and noting the foreshadowed effects of certain atmospheric conditions on objects animate and : Edward Bennett Garriott.
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Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Garriott, E.B. (Edward Bennett), Weather folk-lore and local weather signs. Evening red and morning gray, two sure signs of one fine day.
science and folk-lore, with the science as a predominating matter let us know How to tell the weather from: clouds, dew, mist, haze, fog, wind, stars, rainbows, rain, hail, birds,MoreEvening red and morning gray, two sure signs of one fine day. science and folk-lore, with the science as a predominating matter let us know How to tell.
Get this from a library. Weather folk-lore and local weather signs. [E B Garriott; United States. Department of Agriculture.; United States. Weather Bureau.] -- On forecasting weather, with weather summaries for U.S.
and selected cities, based on reports of Weather Bureau observers. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Weather folk-lore and local weather signs. by Garriott, Edward Bennett, Publication date Topics Weather -- Folklore, Weather forecasting PublisherPages: Weather folk-lore and local weather signs.
Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: A collection of traditional weather folklore sayings and signs that are useful to the seaman, farmer, and gardener, are the following: By Observing Sky Color Whether clear or cloudy, a rosy sky at sunset presages fine weather; a red sky in the morning bad weather, or much wind (perhaps rain); a gray sky in the morning, fine weather; a high dawn.
Cold weather always falls on 12, and St. Pancras Day (May 12) never passes without frost. More Weather Lore: When a cat washes her face over her ear, ’Tis a sign the weather will be fine and clear. Clouds moving in opposite directions mean rain in about 12 hours.
When apple blossoms bloom at night, For 15 days no rain in sight. Get this from a library. Weather folk-lore and local weather signs. [E B Garriott; United States. Weather Bureau.] -- On forecasting weather, with weather summaries for U.S. and selected cities, based on reports of Weather Bureau observers.
1The weather signs in this list from Lexington and Louisville are taken from "Weather Folk-Lore and Local Weather Signs," by Edward B. Gar-riott, U. Department of Agriculture, Weather Bureau, page for Lexington; page for Louisville.
Many of the weather signs given below are based on. Weather Folk-Lore and Local Weather Signs Prepared Under the Direction of Willis Chief Moore, Chief Weather Bureau by Edward Bennett Garriott. If you are interested in weather lore, you might like to know that I have written a book that has a weather lore section.
It sets out the sayings that work and the ones that don’t. It is called, The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs in the UK and The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs in the US. FOLKLORE OF AMERICAN WEATHER is a beautiful anthology of weather terms, myths and truths by Eric Sloane, a painter of the Hudson River school.
It contains pen and ink illustrations as well as text on almanacs, weather instruments and a "Dictionary of American Weather Folklore" that includes a rating system of "true," "false" or "possible."4/5.
Backyard Weather Folklore Paperback – January 1, by john belski's (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: john belski's. Backyard Weather Folklore has over 1, weather sayings.
all are graded A to F for accuracy. There has not been a book written in the U.S. with this many sayings in well over years. Weather folklore has probably been around as long as humans have been able to communicate verbally.
Is there any truth to these, or are they just part of human myths and legends. Here, we will classify some of the weather folklore as truth or myth. “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight; red sky in the morning, sailors take warning.”. More weather winter weather folklore to come.
I have been getting a lot of emails about my folklore book. It is sold out and no new books will be printed this year.I have a book in my library published by the U.S. department of agriculture in entitled "Weather Folklore and Local Weather signs" a fun old book and sayings that I'm sure have been forgotten "If the November goose bone be thick, So will the weather be; If November goose bone be thin, So will the winter weather be.
stuff like that.We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. Last 7 Days. Weather, wind, women, and fortune change like the Moon.
-French proverb. If dead branches fall in calm weather, expect rain.