Weather sentence example

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  • I'm surprised to say the weather was better.

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  • The weather was balmy, adding to the enjoyment of the day.

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  • The weather is supposed to be nice this weekend.

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  • The weather made outdoor activities unrealistic.

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  • If you don't like the weather, hang around until this afternoon.

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  • In clear weather, in summer, they appear blue at a little distance, especially if agitated, and at a great distance all appear alike.

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  • It was the weather that made her so irritable.

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  • A breath of almost spring-like weather assailed him.

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  • The balmy weather of Thanksgiving Day had given way to a frosty day after.

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  • It was terrible weather for growing things.

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  • It could only have been in the last few weeks since the weather had turned warm.

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  • Sarah talked endlessly about her flower garden, the weather and anything else that came to her mind.

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  • The weather continues hot.

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  • I know the work is hard and the weather is forbidding at times, but do you know how lucky you are?

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  • The wild flowers are spectacular in Yankee Boy Basin and with this weather, we'll have the place to ourselves.

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  • Elisabeth, I have no idea how our relationship will weather this.

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  • The dry weather was perfect for building.

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  • With so many people at their house, it was fortunate that the weather was warm and dry so they could utilize the courtyard for the children.

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  • The weather had turned sultry but there was a cool breeze out on the patio by the barbecue.

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  • The Caribbean air was heavy, the ocean chill warmer than the weather at the castle.

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  • In cold weather we eat more, in warm less.

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  • The weather grew intermittently warmer and on one of those sunny warm days, Cade invited her to pack a lunch and join him in a ride on the ranch.

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  • The weather is scorching.

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  • At ten in the morning of the second of September this weather still held.

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  • And even that ruined and befouled house – which in dull weather was repulsively ugly – seemed quietly beautiful now, in the clear, motionless brilliance.

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  • He went on to add judiciously that elevation changed Mother Nature's rules about the weather every few hundred feet.

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  • The weather had cleared again since noon and the sun was descending brightly upon the Danube and the dark hills around it.

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  • While the horses were being harnessed Alpatych and Ferapontov over their tea talked of the price of corn, the crops, and the good weather for harvesting.

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  • This would be a good place to come to relax, though - when the weather warmed.

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  • At the first hint of below freezing weather, Howie was on the job, covering everything and reading up on all preventive measures known to man.

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  • It was simply idle conversation about everything from the weather to politics.

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  • He remembered only the dull gray weather now rainy and now snowy, internal physical distress, and pains in his feet and side.

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  • She asked, a smile in her voice, "How's the weather in Idaho?"

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  • Often, when the weather is fine, we drive from four to six, or go to see her aunt at Ivy Green or her cousins in the town.

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  • Weather this danger and you are safe, for the rest of the way is down hill.

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  • The weather is beautiful, Princess; and besides, in Moscow one feels as if one were in the country.

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  • You see it's damp weather, and you could rest, and the little countess could be driven home in a trap.

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  • The hunt is on but the weather is too hot and sticky.

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  • It reminded her of an Arkansas weather joke she once heard.

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  • The national weather forecast on television was calling for light snow in Arkansas.

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  • Perhaps I'll move further east and see if the plucking is better when the weather is cooler.

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  • Indeed, the Tophetic weather has reduced us all to a semi-liquid state.

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  • The weather was already growing wintry and morning frosts congealed an earth saturated by autumn rains.

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  • The guests, apparently taking advantage of the improving weather, had not returned.

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  • The weather is fine, and the air is full of the scent of strawberries.

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  • He cleaned the kitchen, dusted the entire downstairs and, as the weather remained mild, even washed the first floor windows, hoping when and if Cynthia saw them it would not be in the sun.

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  • But the weather and the scenery were so beautiful, and it was such fun to go scooting over the smoother part of the road, I didn't mind the mishaps in the least.

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  • The opening of large tracts by the ice-cutters commonly causes a pond to break up earlier; for the water, agitated by the wind, even in cold weather, wears away the surrounding ice.

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  • As if bent on assisting her, the weather turned steamy when it entered the second week of June.

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  • We're just out here enjoying the weather before they serve supper.

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  • In spite of the inclement weather, there was a large crowd of bathers frolicking in the earth-warmed water of the million-gallon facility when Dean dislodged his passengers.

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  • We briefly discussed tomorrow's half-day activities now that the weather had improved but our collective hearts weren't in it.

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  • Every time the weather got cold outside, other residents in the complex cranked their heaters up and then he had to adjust his own thermostat.

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  • In spite of the mud and weather, she felt much better.

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  • In cold weather it was no little amusement to bake several small loaves of this in succession, tending and turning them as carefully as an Egyptian his hatching eggs.

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  • In stormy weather they are sometimes of a dark slate-color.

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  • The change from storm and winter to serene and mild weather, from dark and sluggish hours to bright and elastic ones, is a memorable crisis which all things proclaim.

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  • The weather was calm, and the rustle and tramp of the French troops already beginning to move to take up their positions were clearly audible.

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  • Apparently he spent a lot of time on the back of a horse, riding his range in all kinds of weather - a fact that prompted more than one comment by townsfolk that he had wasted a good college education.

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  • It seems her aunt is a bit under the weather, again.

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  • As the weather improved, the goats began kidding in earnest.

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  • It gives her something to do, and keeps her quiet, which I think is desirable while this enervating weather lasts.

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  • I was never cast away nor distressed in any weather, though I encountered some severe storms.

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  • The runners might encounter any kind of weather, including freezing temperatures, fog, rain, or snow.

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  • The sun is alone, except in thick weather, when there sometimes appear to be two, but one is a mock sun.

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  • In the right stage of the weather a pond fires its evening gun with great regularity.

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  • It was early in the season for the little fellows—they usually stayed outside until the cold weather coaxed them indoors.

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  • An unusual number of people were enjoying the unseasonable weather, spending the last few hours out of doors; fathers playing catch with sons, youngsters riding trikes or skipping rope, and others content to just drink in the springtime evening.

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  • I'm sick of the cold weather.

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  • The menu features lamb, duck and locally-raised delmonico, which you can eat on the patio, weather permitting.

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  • I've been on climbs in all kinds of weather, some all day, rappelling down at dusk, nearly in the dark, with wind and snow trying to blow me off the wall.

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  • Just sitting there, enjoying the weather.

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  • The weather is supposed to be changing this weekend anyway.

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  • On the twenty-fourth the weather cleared up after a spell of rain, and after dinner Pierre left Moscow.

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  • Have you been listening to the weather?

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  • The weather in Norfolk was frightful.

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  • Saturday was one of those days with weather so perfect as to remember weeks after its passing.

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  • Weather in Houston must not get too cold, because he didn't have many blankets.

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  • Maybe he thought the weather was too cool for bare shoulders and midriff.

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  • Friday night the weather was warm and clear.

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  • Who would be out in this weather?

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  • With it, they could weather any storm.

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  • Early in November with colder weather it began to decline; and in December there was so little fear of contagion that those who had left the city " crowded back as thick as they fled."

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  • After paying the check he maneu­vered the wobbly woman up the stairs while she chatted merrily about the meal, the weather and the price of steak.

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  • He takes long weekends every time the weather starts heating up.

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  • Of course, it liked hot weather.

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  • The rest of the meal was taken up with light conversation about the weather, the clinic, the animals... anything but their feelings about marriage.

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  • The weather turned hot, then cold and finally they moved into Indian summer.

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  • There was enough room in the closets and dresser to keep it all available – which came in handy with the weather changes.

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  • Don't get in such a rush that you take a flight out in bad weather, though.

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  • Though I do like this weather better than the snow.

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  • Then again, she had neglected Ed when she took him up a dangerous trail in bad weather.

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  • Oh, I'll probably leave them up until the weather starts to get cold - unless someone objects, of course.

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  • Talk about the weather or what your plans are for your show or something?

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  • In many gardens open-air tanks have been fitted up with hot-water pipes running through them to keep the water sufficiently warm in severe weather.

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  • In dry weather the electric potential in the atmosphere is normally positive relative to the earth, and increases with the height.

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  • The potential gradient near the ground varies with the season of the year and the hour of the day, and is largely dependent on the weather conditions.

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  • Gerdien's estimate of the convection current is for fine weather conditions.

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  • The difficulty is in accounting for the continuance in extensive fine weather districts of large positive charges in the atmosphere in face of the processes of recombination always in progress.

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  • When the weather is temperate, mushrooms will appear in about a month after the bed has been made, but at other times a much longer period may elapse.

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  • There is daily steam communication (often interrupted in bad weather) with Civitavecchia from Golfo degli Aranci (the mail route), and weekly steamers run from Cagliari to Naples, Genoa (via the east coast of the island), Palermo and Tunis, and from Porto Torres to Genoa (calling at Bastia in Corsica and Leghorn) and Leghorn direct.

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  • The quality, too, owing to bad weather at the time of vintage, was not good; Italian wine, indeed, never is sufficiently good to compete with the best wines of other countries, especially France (thotigh there is more opening for Italian wines of the Bordeaux and,Burgundy type); nor will many kinds of it stand keeping, partly owing to their natural qualities and partly to the insufficient care devoted to their preparation.

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  • All yield a soft, easily-worked timber, which, though very perishable when exposed to weather, possesses sufficient durability when kept dry to give the trees a certain economic value.

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  • Over-transpiration in bright wintry weather, when the roots are not absorbing, often results in yellowing.

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  • The clouds (not always caused by the south-easter) form very suddenly, and the weather on the mountain is exceedingly changeable.

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  • The harbour is good and secure, and is much frequented by vessels delayed in the Elbe by unfavourbale weather.

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  • A Log Book is a marine or sea journal, containing, in the British navy, the speed, course, leeway, direction and force of the wind, state of the weather, and barometric and thermometric observations.

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  • Within a hundred miles of the mountains there is constantly in view, in clear weather, the beautiful line of snowy peaks along the western horizon.

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  • About noon the 2nd of February Napoleon attacked them, but the weather was terrible, and the ground so heavy that his favourite artillery, the mainstay of his whole system of warfare, was useless and in the drifts of snow which at intervals swept across the field, the columns lost their direction and many were severely handled by the Cossacks.

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  • A heavy sea from the Indian Ocean is always breaking on the shore, even in the finest weather, and at the mouth of every natural harbour a bar occurs.

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  • In the North Sea north of the Dogger Bank, for instance, the disk is visible in calm weather to a depth of from io to 16 fathoms, but in rough weather only to 62 fathoms. Knipovitch occasionally observed great transparency in the cold waters of the Murman Sea, where he could see the disk in as much as 25 fathoms, and a similar phenomenon has often been reported from Icelandic waters.

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  • Mill has shown that in the North Sea off the Firth of Forth the average depth of visibility of a disk in the winter half-year was 4; fathoms and in the summer half-year 62 fathoms, and, although the greater frequency of rough weather in winter might tend to obscure the effect, individual observations made it plain that the angle of the sun was the main factor in increasing the depth to which the disk remained visible.

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  • The least daily range in the north is during the cold weather, the greatest in the hot.

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  • On the return journey Dr. Wulff and Olsen succumbed to the privation of scanty food and bad weather, and the survivors had difficulty in reaching Etah.

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  • Near Rock Creek, west of Georgetown, is the Signal Office and headquarters of the United States Weather Bureau.

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  • You will be working in a modern weather office, using the very latest hi-tech meteorological data feeds.

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  • This restaurant is enclosed, which makes it nice in the rain or when the weather is too hot.

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  • Walk or bike along the riverside path and enjoy the view of all the sailboats and racing skiffs that use the river during warm weather.

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  • The atmosphere of the dining room is very open and airy, because it has glass walls that can be opened during warm weather.

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  • If the weather is nice, there are plenty of nearby beaches to visit and even natural swimming holes around.

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  • My favorite pizza place has an outdoor pizza oven that operates when weather permits.

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  • The restaurant's ambience is informed by its art deco bar area, and an outdoor café is open weather permitting.

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  • During the warm weather, dining is available in the outdoor courtyard.

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  • Dependent on weather, outside seating is available.

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  • In mild weather, diners can take their meals in the garden.

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  • The cafe offers a comfortable atmosphere and outdoor seating when the weather is fitting.

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  • Diners can sit outdoors when the weather is nice, and enjoy the warm atmosphere year round.

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  • Open for both lunch and dinner, the restaurant's dress code is business casual and there is live entertainment on the weekends, as well as an outside patio that opens depending on the weather.

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  • Dining, weather permitting, is both outside and indoors.

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  • The dining room is absolutely gorgeous, and the restaurant has a spacious outdoor patio for fair weather.

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  • Cotton requires for its development from six to seven months of favourable weather.

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  • Picking takes place normally during September and October, and during these months dry weather is essential.

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  • The bed forms a warm seed-bed in the cool weather of early spring, and holds the manure which is drilled in usually to better advantage.

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  • When the weather is not favourable at the fruiting stage, the otherwise hardy cotton plant displays its great weakness in this way.

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  • The eggs are now too much in one basket, and local disease, or bad weather, or some other misfortune, may diminish by serious percentages the supplies anticipated.

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  • The trees and plants are much the same as those common in England, and severe as the weather is in winter the less elevated mountains are covered to their summits with trees.

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  • Sand bars keep filling up the mouths of these channels, necessitating frequent dredging and extension of the breakwaters, work undertaken by the Federal government, which also maintains a most comprehensive and completeystem of aids to navigation, including lighthouses and lightships, fog alarms, gas and other buoys, life-saving, storm signal and weather report stations.

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  • Owing to the configuration of the soil, the climate of Moravia varies more than might be expected in so small an area, so that, while the vine and maize are cultivated successfully in the southern plains, the weather in the mountainous districts is somewhat rigorous.

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  • In the cold weather the temperature in Nagpur and the other hot districts is about the same as in Calcutta and substantially higher than that of northern India.

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  • The climate of Berar differs very little from that of the Deccan generally, except that in the Payanghat valley the hot weather may be exceptionally severe.

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  • Broadly speaking, the northern districts of the province produce principally cold weather crops, such as wheat and grain, and the eastern ones principally rice.

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  • The addition of a little of the acid to glue renders it more tenacious; skins to be used for making leather do not undergo decomposition if steeped in a dilute solution; butter containing a small quantity of it may be kept sweet for months even in the hottest weather.

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  • A few shallow salt lakes are filled by rain water, but they dry up on the setting in of the hot weather, leaving a thick crust of salt on their beds, which is used for commercial and domestic purposes.

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  • In Bosnia the weather resembles that of the south Austrian highlands, generally mild, though apt to be bitterly cold in winter.

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  • The weather during the whole of October had been unusually wet, the swollen Danube overflowed the low ground and the roads had become quagmires.

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  • But here too the weather and the state of the roads operated adversely, for Ney came up too late, while Davout, in the full tide of his victorious advance, was checked by the arrival of Lestocq, whose corps Ney had failed to intercept, Campaign Of 1807 In Poland And Prussia Scale.

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  • Actually the frost came later than usual that year, the 27th of October, and the weather was dry and bracing; not till the 8th of November did the cold at night become sharp. Even when the Beresina was reached on the 26th November, the cold was far from severe, for the slow and sluggish stream was not frozen over, as is proved by the fact that Eble's pioneers worked in the water all through that terrible day.

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  • The climate is very uncertain, the weather changing suddenly from bright sunshine (when mosquitos often swarm) to dense fog or heavy falls of snow and icy winds.

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  • It is questionable whether it is not better, in cold soils and bleak situations, to abandon outdoor peach culture, and to cover the walls with a casing of glass, so that the trees may be under shelter during the uncongenial spring weather.

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  • Minnesota has the characteristic climate of the North Central group of states, with a low mean annual temperature, a notably rarefied atmosphere that results in an almost complete absence of damp foggy weather, and an unusual dryness which during the rather long winters considerably neutralizes the excessive cold.

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  • The weather had become bad, and the Nive unfordable; but there were additional and serious causes of delay.

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  • Nevertheless owing to the dryness of the climate, the unclouded sun fully warms the earth during the long summer days in those high latitudes, and gives a short period of warm and even hot weather in the immediate neighbourhood of the pole of cold.

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  • The normal natural flow in ordinary summer weather is about 350,000,000 gallons a day, and of this, after the companies have taken 130,000,000, only 220,000,000 gallons are left to pass over Teddington Weir.

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  • After a long period of dry weather the natural flow has been known to fall considerably below 200,000,000 gallons, whilst, on the other hand, in the rainy winter season, the flow in 1894 rose for a short time to as high a figure as 20,000,000,000 gallons, and the ordinary flow in winter months may be put down as 3,000,000,000 gallons.

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  • When it rose early it was a sign of summer; when late, of winter and stormy weather; when it rose about midnight it heralded the season of vintage.

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  • This region is well wooded along the river courses of Minas Geraes, the lower Atlantic slopes of Bahia, which are perhaps outside the plateau proper, and on the weather side of some of the elevated ridges where the rainfall is heavy and regular.

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  • Owing to this he had spent the winter of 1860 in Algeria, and every subsequent winter he had to be very careful and confine himself to the house, especially in damp and foggy weather.

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  • They require the same culture as the more familiar garden varieties; but, as some of them are apt to suffer from excess of moisture, it is advisable to plant them in prepared soil in a raised pit, where they are brought nearer to the eye, and where they can be sheltered when necessary by glazed sashes, which, however, should not be closed except when the plants are at rest, or during inclement weather in order to protect the blossoms, especially in the case of winter flowering species.

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  • It was probably in Paris, the chief intellectual centre of his time, that Neckam heard how a ship, among its other stores, must have a needle placed above a magnet (the De utensilibus assumes a needle mounted on a pivot), which needle would revolve until its point looked north, and thus guide sailors in murky weather or on starless nights.

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  • A variety of cloaks were worn by men during inclement weather; in general they resembled the Greek chlamys, but often had a hood (cucullus) which could be drawn over the head.

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  • Fortunately the Prussians here derived an unexpected advantage from the shape of the ground, and indeed from the weather.

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  • But Lamartine could hardly have guided the ship of state safely even in much calmer weather.

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  • Portland stone is frequently employed in the larger buildings, as in St Paul's Cathedral, and under the various influences of weather and atmosphere acquires strongly contrasting tones of light grey and black.

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  • The ship captain ordered the red pennant to be raised on the ship to show that the weather was changing and rough seas were expected.

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  • In a mine with shafts opening at the same level, natural ventilation once established will be effective during cold weather, as the downcast will have the temperature of the outside air, while the upcast will be filled with the warm air of the mine.

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  • Stormy weather caused some delays in continuing the programme, but heavily armed vessels 'made their way a short distance up channel on several days early in March and engaged some of the enemy works that were sited about the Narrows.'

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  • Lastly, the landing place was much exposed in the event of bad weather.

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  • Close to the bay there is a lake - a marsh in dry weather - which necessarily cramped the movements of troops landed at or near the bay.

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  • Impressed by the unsatisfactory positions in which the Allied troops found themselves on the peninsula, by the impossibility of their making any progress at their existing strength, and by the risks that the army ran in remaining on such shores without any safe harbour to depend upon for base in stormy weather, Monro, after examining the situation on the spot in the closing days of Oct., declared unhesitatingly for a complete withdrawal.

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  • The tempestuous weather, moreover, created serious damage at most of the landing-places, where solidly constructed jetties were in some instances completely demolished by the seas.

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  • The final night was provisionally fixed as that of the 18th - 19th, and thanks to favourable weather and to the efficiency of the arrangements, the very critical operation was carried out with triumphant success, just as had been laid down by programme ten days before.

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  • Then the troops along the front were quietly withdrawn in successive groups, the fine weather continuing to the end and work at the beaches proceeding without a hitch.

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  • It ought also to be mentioned that there was a greater accumulation of impedimenta at Helles than there had been at either Anzac or Suvla, so that even if the weather were to remain favourable, it was certain that material of great value would have to be destroyed to prevent its falling into the enemy's hands.

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  • The weather, as it turned out, was none too favourable on several of the preliminary nights, but, owing to its direction, the wind did not greatly retard the work of removal.

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  • The vessels of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company now ply to Bassein and to all points on the Irrawaddy as far north as Bhamo, and in the dry weather to Myitkyina, and also on the Chindwin as far north as Kindat, and to Homalin during the rains.

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  • Opposite stands the new Pinakothek, built 1846-1853, the frescoes on which, designed by Kaulbach, show the effects of wind and weather.

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  • Weather reports are constantly forwarded to the news stations.

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  • Its pure white or rose-red blossoms, heralding the first approach of genial weather, are regarded with special favor and are accounted the symbol of unassuming hardihood.

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  • The jungles afford good pasturage in the hot weather, and abound in lac, silk cocoons, catechu, resin and the mahud fruit, which is both used as fruit and for the manufacture of spirits.

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  • No meeting, however, took place between him and Blake, while bad weather scattered the Dutch.

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  • In the heavy weather prevailing at the time the " Good Hope " and " Monmouth " could not fight their main-deck guns, and their broadside discharge (including " Glasgow ") was reduced to 2 9.2-in.

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  • The death-rate is high, especially among children, owing to the prevalence of cholera, smallpox and fevers during the dry weather.

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  • In very damp or cold weather the insect remains in the ground near the surface, and deposits its eggs there.

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  • This accounts for the great range of submarine sound signals, which can thus be very serviceable to navigation in foggy weather.

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  • Such a condition of things is only possible in very calm weather, the action of waves having the effect of mixing the water to a considerable depth.

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  • Dickson and others leave no doubt, for example, that the variations in the intensity of the Gulf Stream, whether these be measured by the change in the strength of the current or in the heat stored in the water, produce great variations in the character of the weather of northern Europe.

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  • Pilot Charts of the North Atlantic and North Pacific are issued monthly by the U.S. Hydrographic Office, and of the North Atlantic and of the Indian Ocean and Red Sea by the British Meteorological Office, giving a conspectus of the normal conditions of weather and sea.

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  • Though goldfinches may occasionally be observed in the coldest weather, incomparably the largest number leave Britain in autumn, returning in spring, and resorting to gardens and orchards to breed, when the lively song of the cock, and the bright yellow wings of both sexes, quickly attract notice.

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  • The view from the summit extends to the Tyrrhenian Sea on the west and the mountains of Dalmatia on the east in clear weather.

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  • In the summer and the autumn the weather is commonly fine, and often most beautiful; and especially in the Berkshires a cool, pure and elastic atmosphere prevails, relatively dry, and altogether delightful.

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  • In the early winter of 1620 they made the coast of Cape Cod; they had intended to make their landing farther south, within the jurisdiction of the Virginia Company, which had granted them a patent; but stress of weather prevented their doing so.

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  • It is allied to the European species of shad and pilchard, and, like the latter, approaches the coast in immense shoals, which are found throughout the year in some part of the littoral waters between Maine and Florida, the northern shoals retiring into deeper water or to more southern latitudes with the approach of cold weather.

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  • A little slate is quarried, being taken from the rocks below the church, and exported in the small vessels which can visit Tintagel Haven in calm weather.

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  • Though a large and broad river, and in the rains containing a great volume of water, in the hot weather months it dwindles down to an inconsiderable stream.

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  • Tempests and squalls are frequent, and the weather is rarely calm.

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  • From the data thus obtained an isobaric map and a report are prepared for each day; and weather warnings are telegraphed to any part of the coast when necessary.

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  • A system of inter-colonial weather exchanges has been agreed upon, and telegrams are daily exchanged between Sydney and Wellington.

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  • A strange visitor, the frost-fish, never seen at sea, is picked up stranded on sandy beaches in cold weather, and is prized by epicures.

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  • But in February weather these objects could not be pursued simultaneously.

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  • Cattle sometimes congregate in cold weather around a burning coal seam and enjoy the warmth.

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  • The twenty-four tsieki or demi-tse were probably invented to mark the course of weather changes throughout the year.

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  • The plain is for the most part sandy and almost barren, subject to heavy floods in the rainy season, and to severe drought in the dry weather.

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  • Puket and Chantabun, being both on a lee shore, in this season experience rough weather and a heavy rainfall; the latter, being farther from the equator, is the worse off in this respect.

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  • Salamanders, far from being able to withstand the action of fire, as was believed by the ancients, are only found in damp places, and emerge in misty weather only or after thunderstorms, when they may appear in enormous numbers in localities where at other times their presence would not be suspected.

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  • Under these circumstances, and also because of their numerical weakness and the rigour of the weather, the Germans advanced but slowly.

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  • In the meanwhile typhus and smallpox had broken out amongst the French, many of the national guards were impatient of control, and the German trenches, in spite of difficulties of ground and weather, made steady progress towards the Perches.

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  • Hood, at a loss to divine Sherman's purpose, hastened on into Tennessee amidst weather which would have stopped most troops.

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  • Along the coast the weather is very mild, the thermometer rarely falling to freezing-point even in winter.

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  • It is curiously interrupted by a fortnight of dry weather, known as the Veranillo de San Juan, in June.

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  • Adverse weather drove them to Ireland, where they were enslaved.

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  • There is a tradition that the first settlement of Martha's Vineyard was made in 1632, at or near the present site of Edgartown village, by several English families forming part of a company bound for Virginia, their ship having put in at this harbour on account of heavy weather.

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  • As on his outward voyage, Leif was again driven far out of his course by contrary weather - this time to lands (in America) "of which he had previously had no knowledge," where "self-sown" wheat grew, and vines, and "m&sur" (maple?) wood.

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  • In Glencoe is a fairy hill where the fairy music, vocal and instrumental, is heard in still weather.

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  • This knob or ridge may be appropriately regarded as an ancient physiographic fossil, inasmuch as, being a monadnock of very remote origin, it has long been preserved from the destructive attack of the weather by burial under sea-floor deposits, and recently laid bare, like ordinary organic fossils of much smaller size, by the removal of part of its cover by normal erosion.

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  • Two leading features, from which many others follow, are the intermediate value of the mean annual temperatures and the prevalence of westerly winds, with which drift the areas of high and low pressurecyclonic and anticyclonic areascontrolling the short-lived, non-periodic weather changes.

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  • Although of reduced strength in the summer, they still suffice to dominate weather changes; it is during the approach of a low pressure centre that hot southerly winds prevail; they sometimes reach so high a temperature as to wither and blight the grain crops; and it is almost exclusively in connection with the cloudy areas near and south-east of these cyclonic centres that violent thunderstorms, with their occasional destructive whirling tornadoes, are formed.

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  • One of the best indications of actual winter weather, as apart from the arrival of winter by the calendar, is the development of cyclonic disturbances of such strength that the change frcm their warm, sirocco-like southerly inflow hi front of their centre, to the cold wave of their rear produces lion-periodic temperature changes strong enough to overcome the weakened diurnal temperature changes of the cold season, a relation which practically never occurs in summer time.

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  • A curious feature of the cyclonic storms is that, whether they cross the interior of the country near the northern or southern boundary or along an intermediate path, they converge towards New England as they pass on toward the Atlantic; and hence that the north-eastern part of the United States is subjected to especially numerous and strong weather changes.

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  • The department of agriculture includes the weather bureau, the bureau of animal industry and other bureaus which conduct investigations and experiments.

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  • As a rule the weather during the harvesting period permits the grain to be gathered safely without damage from sprouting.

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  • The bracing weather of Canadian winters is followed by the warmth and humidity of genial summers, under which crops grow in almost tropical luxuriance, while the cool evenings and nights give the plants a robustness of quality which are not to be found in tropical regions, and also make life for the various domestic animals wholesome and comfortable.

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  • The river is navigable by vessels of 700 tons, though liable, when spring-tides are flowing, to a bore which rises, in rough weather, to a height of 9 ft.

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  • The principal crops are - in the cold weather, maize and bajra; in the spring, wheat, barley and gram.

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  • Dera Ismail Khan district is one of the hottest areas in the Indian continent, while over the mountain region to the north the weather is temperate in the summer and intensely cold in the winter.

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  • In England the principal crop may be sown at any time from the middle of February to the middle of March, if the weather is fine and the ground sufficiently dry.

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  • Here you find articles in the encyclopedia on topics related to the weather.

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  • The colour of the skin of the Tibetans is a light brown, sometimes so light as to show ruddy cheeks in children; where exposed to the weather it becomes a dark brown.

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  • On the other hand, water should be given generously in hot weather, also when absorbent stone is used or when the concrete is not rammed.

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  • On the south it was bordered by a portico with a single row of columns in front; on the east by a double portico, more than a stadium in length (220 yds.), and serving as a racecourse for practice in bad weather.

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  • Continuous use of a periscope is very trying for the observer's eyes, and for use in bright weather light-filter screens are provided to reduce the glare.

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  • It has also been found that in foggy and misty weather suitable colour screens are of assistance.

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  • Though considerable numbers are still bred in the British Islands, notwithstanding the diminished area suitable for them, most of those that fall to the gun are undoubtedly of foreign origin, arriving from Scandinavia towards the close of summer or later, and many will outstay the winter if the weather be not too severe, while the home-bred birds emigrate in autumn to return the following spring.

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  • Sulphuretted hydrogen having no action upon it, articles made of it are not blackened in foggy weather or in rooms where crude coal gas is burnt.

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  • Some prefer that the sash-bars should be grooved instead of rebated, and this plan exposes less putty to the action of the weather.

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  • These houses require careful management in early summer so as to induce the more delicate varieties of peaches and nectarines to complete and ripen their growth before cold, sunless weather sets in.

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  • In some places movable greenhouses have been erected for market purposes, so that the soil may be exposed to the sweetening effect of the weather, when the glass roof is moved to an adjoining patch.

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  • With very choice subjects watering may be necessary two or three times a day in drying summer weather.

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  • Indeed, in very severe weather it is found better to drop a little from the maximum temperature by fire heat, and the loss so occasioned may be made good by a little extra heat applied when the weather is more genial.

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  • The hardy annuals may be sown in the open ground during the latter part of March or beginning of April, as the season may determine, for the weather should be dry and open, and the soil in a free-working condition before sowing is attempted.

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  • Of those that are liable to suffer injury in winter, as the Brompton and Queen Stocks, a portion should be potted and wintered in cold frames ventilated as freely as the weather will permit.

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  • The house should be opened for ventilation in all mild weather in winter, and daily throughout the rest of the year.

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  • The best time for planting fruit trees in the open air is from the end of September till the end of November in open weather.

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  • Prune fruit trees in mild weather or in moderate frosts, nailing only in fine weather.

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  • Let the greenhouse and conservatory have plenty of air in mild weather.

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  • In dry open weather plant dried roots, including most of the finer florists' flowers; continue the transplanting of hardy biennial flowers and herbaceous plants.

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  • Mulch all newly-planted fruit trees, watering abundantly in dry weather.

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  • In the forcing-houses, from the variable state of the weather, considerable vigilance is required in giving air.

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  • Net up, in dry weather, gooseberry and currant bushes, to preserve the fruit till late in the autumn.

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  • Transplant evergreens in moist weather, about the end of the month; and propagate them by layers and cuttings.

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  • Gather and store all sorts of apples and pears, the longest-keeping sorts not before the end of the month, if the weather be mild.

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  • Fill the pits with pots of stocks, mignonette and hardy annuals for planting out in spring, along with many of the hardy sorts of greenhouse plants; the whole ought to be thoroughly ventilated, except in frosty weather.

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  • Plant deciduous; trees and shrubs so long as the weather continues favourable, ands before the soil has parted with the solar heat absorbed during summer..

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  • Attend to trenching and digging in dry weather.

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  • In the outside flower garden little can be done except that shrubs may be pruned, or new work, such as making walks or grading, performed, if weather permits.

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  • If weather is cold and backward, however, and in very northern regions, care must be taken not to stop firing too soon, or the plants will mildew and become stunted.

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  • If the weather is dry, water freely after planting.

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  • All fruit trees should be gone over for borers before cold weather sets in; they also should have been gone over for the same purpose in May and June.

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  • Cabbages that have headed may usually be preserved against injury by frost until the middle of next month, by simply pulling them up and packing them closely in a dry spot in the open field with the heads down and roots up. On approach of cold weather in December they should be covered up with leaves as high as the tops of the roots, or, if the soil is light, it may be thrown over them, if leaves are not convenient.

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  • Cabbage, cauliflower and lettuce plants that are in frames should be regularly ventilated by lifting the sash on warm days, and on the approach of very cold weather they should be covered with straw mats or shutters.

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  • The tiger frequently makes his presence felt, but is seldom seen; he prefers to prowl in what the Malays call tiger weather, that is, dark, starless, misty nights.

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  • It cannot be said that the climate is particularly good, owing to the changeableness of the weather, which may alter completely within a single day.

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  • The natural steps first of making it intentionally by putting such stones into his fire, and next of improving his fire by putting it and these stones into a cavity on the weather side of some bank with an opening towards the prevalent wind, would give a simple forge, differing only in size, in lacking forced blast, and in details of construction, from the Catalan forges and bloomaries of to-day.

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  • The special conditions of the blast-furnace actually exaggerate the saving due to this widening of the available temperature-margin, and beyond this drying the blast does great good by preventing the serious irregularities in working the furnace caused by changes in the humidity of the air with varying weather.

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  • The Hungarian peasants are very fond of their natural brown sheep coats, the leather side of which is not lined, but embellished by a very close fancy embroidery, worked upon the leather itself; these garments are reversible, the fur being worn inside when the weather is cold.

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  • Again in the "Queen's Megaron" in the east wing of the Great Palace it was found that the exposure of the remains to the violent extremes of Cretan weather must soon prove fatal to them.

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  • In the shita or cold weather (October to February inclusive) there is a cold wind from the north.

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  • In the monsoon the Cochin backwaters are broad navigable channels and lakes; in the hot weather they contract into shallows in many places not 2 ft.

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  • Sometimes the plants are grown in the nursery for a whole year or more and put out during the cold weather.

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  • It is necessary to be very careful in irrigating during frosty weather.

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  • If his questing had been unsuccessful, he appeased the rage of hunger with some scraps of broken meat, and lay down to rest under the piazza of Covent Garden in warm weather, and, in cold weather, as near as he could get to the furnace of a glass house.

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  • Its loftiest point, known as Pen-y-gader, rises to the height of 2914 ft., and in clear weather commands a magnificent panorama of immense extent.

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  • The army and the prestige of the imperial tradition were, in fact, the two sheet-anchors that enabled the Habsburg monarchy to weather the storm.

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  • In dry weather the valves open, and the small seeds are ejected through the pores when the capsule is shaken by the wind on its long stiff slender stalk.

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  • For a time the Uskoks only ventured forth by night, in winter and stormy weather.

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  • The Silurian greywackes and shales that underlie almost the whole of the Uplands weather generally into small angular debris, and at a tolerably uniform rate of disintegration.

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  • In cold weather Pathans and other border residents wear posteens, sleeved coats made of sheepskin with the woolly side in.

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  • In Gaya a peculiar cap made of tal leaves is worn in rainy weather, called ghunga.

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  • No such weather has been recorded from any other part of the world.

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  • Now, in order that a reservoir may enable the varying flow, represented cumulatively by the irregular line, to be discharged in a continuous and uniform flow to satisfy a demand represented cumulatively by the straight line a a, its capacity must be such that it will hold not only the II% surplus of the same year, but that, on June loth, when this surplus has been used to satisfy the demand, it will still contain the water c d-19%stored from a previous year; otherwise between June 10th and August 31st the reservoir will be empty and only the dry weather flow of the stream will be available for supply.

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  • The average volume in dry weather, of such flow, generally reduced to terms of the fraction of a cubic foot per second, per thousand acres of the contributing area, is commonly known in water engineering as the " dry weather flow " and its volume at the end of the dry season as the " extreme dry weather flow."

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  • But it is never advisable to rely upon this action, where, as in the case of a reservoir for water supply, large portions of naturally permeable bottom are liable to be uncovered and exposed to the weather.

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  • But like every pure theory the principles of conjugate pressures in earth may lead to danger if not applied with due consideration for the angle of repose of the material, the modifications brought about by the limited width of artificial embankments, the possible contraction away from the masonry, of clayey materials during dry weather for some feet in depth and the tendency of surface waters to produce scour between the wall and the embankment.

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  • So-called " natural cement " has been used, except during frosty weather, when Portland cement was substituted on account of its more rapid setting.

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  • Drains ordinarily remove only excess of capillary water, an excess of percolating water in wet weather.

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  • During the rains they are formidable torrents, but with the return of the fair weather they dwindle away, and during the hot season, with a few exceptions, they almost dry up. Clear and rapid as they descend the hills, on reaching the lowlands of the Konkan they become muddy and brackish creeks.

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  • Early this month winter dipping is done at midday in dry weather.

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  • The hot season lasts from March to June, but is tempered by cool sea-breezes; from June to September the weather is close and oppressive; and from October to February the cold season brings the north-easterly winds, with cool mornings and evenings.

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  • In order to explain to Newton the cause of the delay, Halley in his letter of the 22nd of May alleges that it arose from " the president's attendance on the king, and the absence of the vicepresidents, whom the good weather had drawn out of town"; but there is reason to believe that this was not the true cause, and that the unwillingness of the council to undertake the publication arose from the state of the finances of the Society.

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  • It often accompanies a ship for days - not merely following it, but wheeling in wide circles round it - without ever being observed to alight on the water, and continues its flight, apparently untired, in tempestuous as well as in moderate weather.

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  • The white and cream-coloured chalks are much used for building purposes, but the blue is usually too soft for exposure to the weather.

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  • Hoche himself, with the French admiral, had been driven far to the westward in an effort to avoid capture; the attempt of Grouchy, in his absence, to land a force was defeated by the weather, and by the end of the month the whole expedition was in full retreat for Brest.

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  • The Wainganga is the principal river in the district, and the only stream that does not dry up in the hot weather, - its affluents within the district being the Bawanthari, Bagh, Kanhan and Chulban.

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  • Gadflies and mosquitoes are a veritable plague around the lakes of the lowlands in the hot weather.

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  • It probably accounts for her appearance as a goddess of seafarers, the bestower of fair weather and prosperous voyages.

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  • Llanes is a second-class port for lightdraught vessels; but the entrance is narrow, and rather difficult in rough weather.

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  • But the Allies had opened the campaign late; they moved slowly; the weather broke, and sickness began to waste their ranks.

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  • When the weather is good the seeding upon a 5000-acre farm will be done in twenty or twenty-five days.

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  • About the beginning of May he is back at his njalla, but as soon as the weather grows warm he pushes up to the mountains, and there throughout the summer pastures his herds and prepares his store of cheese.

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  • Wrinkled and puckered by exposure to the weather, the faces even of the younger Lapps assume an appearance of old age.

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  • In the south and east the weather is generally changeable, stormy and moist; whilst on the north the rainfall is less.

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  • From its habit of coming to the surface in calm weather, showing its high dorsal fin above the water, it has also received the name of "sun-fish," which it shares with Orthagoriscus and the basking shark.

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  • Dr Guppy was fortunate in reaching North Keeling Island, where a landing is only possible during the calmest weather.

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  • Of those species that frequent the North Atlantic, the common StormPetrel, Procellaria pelagica, a little bird which has to the ordinary eye rather the look of a Swift or Swallow, is the "Mother Carey's chicken" of sailors, and is widely believed to be the harbinger of bad weather; but seamen hardly discriminate between this and others nearly resembling it in appearance, such as Leach's or the Fork-tailed Petrel, Cymochorea leucorrhoa, a rather larger but less common bird, and Wilson's Petrel, Oceanites oceanicus, the type of the Family Oceanitidae mentioned above, which is more common on the American side.

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  • According to Spencer (and his premises, at least, are correct), the names of human beings in an early state of society are derived from incidents of the moment, and often refer to the period of the day or the nature of the weather.

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  • They too command the weather, and, says an old French missionary, " are regarded as very Jupiters, having in their hands the lightning and the thunder " (Relations, loc. cit.).

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  • The quarrels of Hera with Zeus (which are a humorous anthropomorphic study in Homer) are represented as a way of speaking about winter and rough weather.

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  • The bay is open to the south, and is dangerous to navigators, as in foggy weather it has been frequently mistaken for the entrance to Waterford Harbour.

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  • The bee industry prospers greatly in America, where amid the vast stretches of mountain and canyon in California the bee-forage extends for U.S.A. miles without a break, and the climatic conditions are so generally favourable as to reduce to a minimum the chances of the honey crop failing through adverse weather.

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  • The weather is naturally more precarious in autumn than earlier in the year, and chances of success proportionately smaller for northern bee-men, but the disadvantage to the latter is more than compensated for by the heather season, which extends well into September.

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  • The plain towards the sea was too low to be properly drained and hence in rainy weather the streets were deep with mud and water.

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  • May is considered the best month for a mare to foal, as there is abundance of natural food and the weather is mild enough for the mare to lie out.

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  • No stable food for quick work surpasses a superior sample of fine-hulled whole oats like " Garton's Abundance " (120 lb per week), and Timothy hay harvested in dry weather.

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  • Atmospheric pressure is probably the principal cause of their action; they are therefore termed " weather wells " in some localities.

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  • The villages are usually built on gentle slopes, in which the houses are partially excavated as a protection against the severity of the weather.

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  • The islands are exposed to both monsoons, and smooth weather is only experienced from February to April, and in October.

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  • From November to March there is very bracing cold weather.

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  • In the 5th century B.C. the Athenian astronomer Euctemon, according to Geminus of Rhodes, compiled a weather calendar in which Aquarius, Aquila, Canis major, Corona, Cygnus, Delphinus, Lyra, Orion, Pegasus, Sagitta and the asterisms Hyades and Pleiades are mentioned, always, however, in re Corvus.

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  • As the delights of clear, cold weather in winter and of tobogganing (here called "luging") and skiing became appreciated, the higher hotels (such as Les Avants, Caux, Glion) were frequented at that season, as well as at other times.

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  • The chief flow of gum takes place during the night, and hot and dry weather is the most favourable for its production.

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  • The jambs were of dressed stone, usually plain, and the longer lintels were of zapote wood; some of them, where protected from the weather, are still to be seen, sometimes covered with inscriptions.

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  • With so many people in their house, it was fortunate that the weather was warm and dry so they could utilize the courtyard for the children.

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  • The national weather forecast on TV was calling for light snow in Northwest Arkansas.

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  • Throughout the meal, Giddon was amiable, keeping his questions and comments to benign things like the weather and geography.

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  • His expression was bland – his voice unemotional, as if he were discussing the weather.

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  • I really don't give a shit about the weather.

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  • Dusty studied the scenes on the screens of his command center, agitated by the weather hindering their ability to deal with Talon's vamps.

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  • The bed and breakfast had a full complement of guests for the first time in this, their second season, the domestic help opening seemed about to be filled, the weather was beautiful, the flowers were blooming and David Dean's campaign for sheriff looked promising.

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  • The weather, as if to accommodate the mood at Bird Song, was gray, slipping to a steady drizzle by midday, with a rerun of March in the temperature department.

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  • In spite of the dreary weather, Pumpkin's enthusiastic description sold the venture to all but Joseph Dawkins and two senior ladies.

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  • It was early in the season for the little fellows—they usually stayed outside until the cold weather coaxed them indoors.

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  • The climbers grumbled about the negative affect of the snow on their anticipated activities, all except Penny, who considered the weather a new and exciting challenge.

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  • Mick asked about the weather forecast and Fred responded that in Ouray, any prognostication was speculative and definitely regional—for real accuracy, one looked out the window or guessed.

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  • Rhyn's gaze went to Toby's backpack.  The cold rain felt good against his hot skin, and he stripped down to his T-shirt in the frigid weather to buffer the heat and magic growing within his body.  "This is supposed to incapacitate a demon," Kiki said and loaded a handgun with a small dart.

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  • Hated the hot and stickies of Norfolk weather and was always after me to transfer him back to Scranton—fat chance of that—or to some bread-bas­ket state out west.

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  • The weather's shitty so you'd better stop by your place and pick up some clothes in case you get stuck and can't fly back tonight.

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  • According to National Weather, this is a doozy of a storm.

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  • Whenever the weather changes a vapor is exhaled, which I consider very detrimental to health.

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