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July-August 2017

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Forecasting Weather the Old-Fashioned Way

Getting a weather forecast in this age of high-tech electronics and satellite systems is no big deal. Just power up your smart phone or iPad, and you've got all the latest meteorological data streaming your way. Nothing to it.

But suppose there's no power. What if there's no signal? How do you know what Mother Nature has in store for you today?

Well, relax. You have a backup system. Mother Nature has provided you with lots of clues about what she has in store for you. All you have to do is look, listen, feel, and smell your surroundings.  


FRANK LARSON is a freelance writer from Parsons, Tennessee.    

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