Hornets’ nest built in the top of trees indicate a mild winter is ahead; nests built close to the ground indicate that a harsh winter is coming.The higher the clouds the better the weather.If the cat washes her face over her ear, the weather is sure to be fine and clear.Clear moon, frost soon.When leaves fall early, autumn and winter will be mild; when leaves fall later, winter will be severe.If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb.When ants travel in a straight line expect rain; when they are scattered, expect fair weather.If the first snow falls on unfrozen ground expect a mild winter.If bees stay at home rain will soon come; if they fly away, fine will be the day.A year of snow, a year of plenty.Dust rising in dry weather is a sign of approaching change.Rainbow at noon, more rain soon.Flowers blooming in late autumn are a sign of a bad winter.If cows lie down and refuse to go to pasture, you can expect a storm to blow up soon.The darker the woolly caterpillar’s coat, the more severe the winter will be. If there is a dark stripe at the head and one at the end, the winter will be severe at the beginning, become mild, and then get worse just before spring.When grass is dry at morning light look for rain before the night.