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Weather Watching: The birth of forecasts

Humans have been predicting weather for a long time - way before modern technology. So how did they do it?

We’ll meet the man who invented the word “forecast” and brought weather reports to the newspaper. Plus, we'll tell you how to watch for signs of rain and we'll learn about the field of phenology. Oh, and we’ve got a Mystery Sound, Moment of Um and a weather lore game show.

So grab an umbrella and tune in because this episode has a 100% chance of being super interesting.