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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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2013: A Year of Weather Extremes

2013: A Year of Weather Extremes

Deadly tornadoes, wildfires, flash flooding, and even a devastating typhoon … Here’s a look back at the year in weather.

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More Dangerous Storms?

More Dangerous Storms?

Hurricanes, tornadoes, heat waves … Are we moving into an era of increased threat of dangerous weather systems?

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Weather Horror Stories!

Weather Horror Stories!

We recently asked readers to share the scariest weather they’d ever lived through. Here’s a look at some of their answers.

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2013 Hurricane Season Update

2013 Hurricane Season Update

Hurricane season peaks this month. Get a recap of the season so far, and check out our predictions for the rest of the year!

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Disaster Safety Quiz: Do You Know What to Do?

Disaster Safety Quiz: Do You Know What to Do?

Do you know how to respond in a hurricane, tornado, flood, or other natural disaster? Test your knowledge!

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2013 Hurricane Season Forecast

2013 Hurricane Season Forecast

Hurricane season begins this week. Find out what we’re predicting!

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18 Named Storms?!

18 Named Storms?!

The Hurricane Forecast Team at Colorado State University released their predictions for the coming season this week. The group expects 18 named storms, including four major hurricanes.

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So Long, Sandy!

So Long, Sandy!

If you’re looking for work as a hurricane, you may be in luck.

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We won’t lose power, or will we?

We won’t lose power, or will we?

Sandi on Sandy: Managing Editor Sandi Duncan shares her real life experience of hurricane Sandy from her New Jersey home.

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.