Weather Forecasts

“April and May will be warmer than usual, with near- to above-normal rainfall. The summer will be hotter than normal, primarily due to an exceptionally hot August. Rainfall will be very close to normal, with the heaviest rains in July. September will be wet and mild, with heavy rain to close the month. October will also be wet, but with below-normal temperatures.”

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Annual Weather Summary (Region 9)
November 2003 – October 2004
The Old Farmer’s Almanac

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The Weather Forecast Beacon
@ Ambient Devices

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“In his journal for January of 1806, then-Commander Beaufort wrote, “From now on I shall evaluate the force of the wind in accordance with the following scale, since nothing gives a more indefinite representation of the wind and the weather than the previously used expressions like moderate wind or cloudy weather.”

The Weather Legacy of Admiral
Sir Francis Beaufort

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