Have you ever heard the old saying, “If you don’t like the weather in Alabama, just wait 10 minutes and it will change?” It’s so true, if you ever need to have a heads-up about the weather, just look to the sky.


Tried and true weather folklore comes in handy. Changing weather patterns can typically be discovered through generational weather stories. The fascinating world of folklore continues to amaze us all.

Folklore is about the stories that are passed down through conversations. Think of it as an oral history of a particular subject. Weather folklore can clue us into conditions coming to our area. Mother Nature is funny like that. Test out these weather tales and let me know what you discover, send me a message on our free app.

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