All of this info comes from the book Maryland Folklore and Folklife by George G. Carey. I’m sure some you have heard of before, some may be brand new!
Hope you enjoy!
It will be a long winter if the bands on caterpillars are narrow, leaves are slow to fall, squirrels grow unusually bushy tails, skin of the belly of a catfish is unusually thick, the breastbone of a chicken is long and black
The weather the last Friday of the month determines the weather for the following month
rain before seven, clear by eleven
Evening red, and morning gray Sends the traveler on his way Evening gray and morning red Sends down rain upon his head
A rooster that crows when he goes to bed Will get up next morning with a wet head
A sunshiny shower Won’t last an hour
Red sky at night, sailors delight Red sky in morning, sailors take warning
When crows flock together it’s a sign of bad weather
If a cat passes a paw over its ear, it’s a sign of bad weather
A high hornet’s nest is a sign of deep snow coming