Bad Jokes, Good Forecasts, and Cleveland Abbe (1836.12.03)

CLEVELAND ABBE ON KRNN, 12/3:  Considered by many as the “father of the National Weather Service” serving as its leader for 45 years, Cleveland Abbe was born on this date in 1838.  Whether rain or shine, make sure not to wither, no matter whiter you go, you are invited to the weather show for Abbe’s birthday on Crosscurrents, 12/3 at 8 am.


There is no reason to believe that Cleveland Abbe was a comedian. After all, weather forecasting is no joke… and what follows are examples of same…

How do hurricanes know where they’re going?

They look with their eye!


Why did the cloud stay home?

It was feeling under the weather!


Why don’t more people tell weather puns?

Because the weather is snow joke!


What do you call dangerous precipitation?

A rain of terror!


Knock, knock!
Who’s There?
Accordian who?
Accordian to the Weather Channel, its going to snow tomorrow!


Knock, knock!
Who’s there?
Butter who?
Butter bring an umbrella, it looks like it might rain!


Knock, knock!
Who’s there?
Lettuce who?
Lettuce in, it’s freezing outside.


Knock, knock!
Who’s there?
Snow who?
Snow one at home at my house.


Knock, knock!
Who’s there?
Wendy who?
Wendy today; cloudy tomorrow.


Q: What do you call a wet bear?

A: A drizzly bear


Q: What did one raindrop say to the other?

A: Two’s company, three’s a cloud.


Q: When does it rain money?

A: When there is “change” in the weather.


Q: What happens when fog lifts in California?



Q: Where do snowmen keep their money?
A: In a snow bank.

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