Yes Or Snow?
It still works, considering it's something out of the 1920s or so.
Which makes Seymour -- at, in his mind, a youthful 4.5 billion years or so old -- snort.
"What does a 90 year old barometer know?"
Well, Seymour, it predicts a change in the weather with steady accuracy, 24-36 hours ahead of the change.
"Phfffffft. I can do that!"
And when, Seymour, did you last predict snow fall accurately...like say, Monday night's surprise storm back in early December?
"Oh shut up..".
After the drought over much of the country during the spring, summer and autumn of '12, there's a bit more than passing interest in the long range weather forecast for the winter of 2012-2013. The online Farmer's Almanac hints at normal temperatures and snowfall for Colorado's Front Range, and above average snowfall for the mountains.
If you buy the almanac, that is.
I dropped in on a couple of other online weather prediction sites, to see if they agreed with the un-free versions being touted by the almanac.
I got this from a National Weather Service surrogate thingee:
I also found this map on another site, but I suspect that this map is either of weather phenoms gone by, or another cousin of El Nino's needing even more psychological help:
I'm sure that skiers and the ski industry in Colorado want to see stuff like this: