WEATHER: Flood & Fire

St. Swithin's Day, if thou dost rain For forty days it will remain. St. Swithin's Day, if thou be fair. For forty days 'twill rain nae mair.

People of the East last week muttered about St. Swithin because it had rained in a few places along the Atlantic Coast on his Day (July 15),* and on day after day thereafter the skies opened, the clouds burst and most of the East from Maine to Georgia was drenched to sogginess. Meteorologists explained that a "cold front" had merely come to a halt at seaboard, meeting warm,...

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