Sometimes it’s hard to keep track of weather forecasts predicted on television or the radio. And because of this, you are unaware and probably caught in the middle of a storm.
These tips will help you predict the weather:
- Feel the air. Take a deep breath. Close your eyes and smell the air. Smells become wet right before a storm, making them stronger. Before a storm, you should also notice a compost smell as plants release their waste. If you start to smell a compost scent, it likely means that a storm is coming.
- Detect direction in the wind. You can use blades of grass to test this. Throw it in the air and observe which way it blows.
- Check for humidity. High humidity often precedes a storm, so watch for signs of high humidity, such as frizzy hair, curling leaves and swollen wood. These signs can tell you that a storm is on the way.
- Observe the clouds. You can tell a lot by the shape, movement and visibility of clouds.
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