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Weather Folklore

January 24th, 2008 · No Comments

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“Red sky at night, sailor’s delight” is just one of several interesting bits of weather folklore that have slipped into common usage in America.  Do expressions like these have any real meteorological meaning?  Today on Weather Break, Creighton University students Beth Dickey and Halley Holmes investigate some of the weather folklore and sayings that they have heard.


Get the straight dope on “red sky at night“.

Here are lots more expressions like these! Here are some more.

These sayings are nice, but it would be better just get an official forecast!

Tags: Folklore, Religion, and Mythology

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