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Weather Lore (contd.)
3. Winds - South, and especially S.W.
(Ballintoghe[r?]) - rain.
West. to N.W. Flying? squally showers.
N.W. to N. Dry but cold.
4. General If the top of Knocknarea is clouded - rain for sure - but if the cloud rises you may look for a good day.
If Inishmurray island appears so near that you can easily discern all its houses - you may look for rain.
Smoke rising straight up from chimneys owing to dead calmness - rain.
Soot fallin down chimney - rain.
Ring round moon - storm and the farthe(r) out the ring is the nearer is the storm.
Blue light in the fire also indicates storm.
A haze all round in Summer and Autumn extending to the horizon indicate(s) fine weather or a continuance thereof.
Streamers from the sun - if up - storm if down - rain -
A fiery red sun in the evening portends a hot day to follow.
Winged ants or myriads of ants on roadway - rain - midges - or? -Black beetles - or? -Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.