Sure, it’s commonplace now. But when you really stop to think about with the mindset of the age, being able to predict the weather in advance seemed like trickery or witchcraft. And at times, it was just about as accurate as witchcraft and fortune-telling.
Of course, now we have a massive industry devoted to weather forecasting–and forecasting has saved countless lives.
But what of the first one?
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