Dogs and Weather—Sun Dogs

Read about sun dogs and animal folklore. See the Almanac weather blog.
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See our Summer Weather Forecast 2015 for Canada!

Get the 2015 Summer Weather Forecast from The Old Farmer's Almanac for the US.

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