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Weather lore interesting, but Knifleyans more scientific

About: Link: Byron Crawford has serious winter weather forecasting

To the Editor, ColumbiaMagazine.com:

The link to Byron Crawford's piece about weather predictions was interesting but that folk lorical stuff needs to be taken with a grain, or sometimes a whole shaker of salt.

On the other hand, Miz Emily has developed her own scientificul prognostications based on recent observations:

  1. If we have sustained temperatures above 70 for any period in January, February or March followed by 5 consecutive deep freezes in April - We cannot expect any Pan-Dowdy, Brown Bettys, Crisps or Turn-overs!
  2. If July and August stay in the upper 90''s and rainfall is less than 25% of normal - We can expect to spend less on gas for the lawn mowers.
  3. If the Old Farmer's Almanac predicts a very rare or extreme weather pattern - get your copy early 'cause the news stands will sell out quick.
  4. If the weather pattern is completely normal - Cof and his ilk will still be at Baker's and Crossroads discussing and cussing it.
COF
at Dun Roman,
High on a ridge above beautiful downtown Knifley

See related: Link: Byron Crawford has serious winter weather forecasting


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