The Press: Abe Weatherwise

Christmas Day, 1948 will be "unpleasant with rain or snow," and New Englanders may as well face it. Abe Weatherwise says so. For a century and a half, the meteorologist of the Old Farmer's Almanac has been predicting the year-round weather, and for all its radar and radio balloons, the U.S. Weather Bureau has never been able to woo his fans away. His forecast for the coming winter is a moderately pesky one:

Icy. Winter of 1948-49 will not be as cold on the whole as the winter just past. However .. . there will...

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