The Farmers’ Almanac

The Farmers’ Almanac


Remember the Farmers’ Almanac? Of course, you might read it relilgiously even today, but for most people, it’s a forgotten vestige of the past. I used to read it at my grandparents’ farm in Kentucky as a child. They were farmers — mostly tobacco and corn — with a few pigs and chickens thrown in for luck (or dinner!) as it were. I didn’t much like the chickens, but I loved feeding the pigs. I have great memories of the farm, now long gone.

Well, here’s what the current Farmers’ Almanac has to say about our bizarre weather these days: Notice the repetition of the words scattered thunderstorms and “squally.” That pretty much covers it for us here in Central Texas lately!

July 2007
1st-3rd. Squally weather from Southern Rockies, with severe thunderstorms, capable of producing large hail, tornadoes, especially Texas, Oklahoma area. 4th-7th. Mostly fair, dry for Independence Day holiday. 8th-11th. Fair initially, then showery, breezy weather. 12th-15th. Fair, turning hot, with many 90s and even some 100s, then scattered thunderstorms. 16th-19th. Squally Texas, Oklahoma. 20th-23rd. Fair and hot weather, then unsettled conditions by 23rd. 24th-27th. Scattered shower activity spreads south and east to Texas, Louisiana coasts, then fair skies. 28th-31st. More scattered shower and thunderstorm activity, particularly for New Mexico and parts of western Texas.

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  1. Andrea's Garden July 31, 2007 at 10:21 am - Reply

    Hi Diana, thanks for stopping by my blog and your comment. I was kind of tickled reading your profile and hats off to you – a 4 year old and a 23 yr old. My twins are 24 – but I could not imagine a little one running around here, even though they are fun. I will enjoy my nephews I guess. 🙂 I love reading the Farmer’s Almanac online, even subscribed to their newsletter. I think I will add you to my links. That way I won’t forget to stop by. Take care, Andrea P.S: I know where Trier is. :-)Same State I am from – Rheinland Pfalz.

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