NEWER POST

Gilman Open House for Middle & Upper School Oct. 6th

OLDER POST

Silver Spring Woman "Narrowly Escaped the Gunfire" at Kenyan Mall Terrorist...

Featured, Lifeline

UPDATED: Bill, Baltimore’s Weather-Predicting Crab, Will Tell Us if Winter Is Coming After All…

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 9:32am

1B3B0163A63B4E34986CC49620E35561

Everyone knows you can’t trust a meteorologist for an accurate weather prediction. Do you know what you can trust? Baltimore Bill, the official weather-predicting crab.

For the past couple of years, Baltimore Bill has predicted the coming season by scuttling off his specially built crab platform and jumping into the Chesapeake Bay. Last year, Bill predicted an early winter, and sure enough, Baltimore saw its first snow in mid-November. The year before, he got it right as well. A 100% accuracy rate is better than any other weatherman, weatherwoman, or weathercrab we’ve ever heard of; it also handily beats out Punxsatawney Phil, who gets it right only about 39% of the time.

Bill is set to make his prediction at the Inner Harbor at 10:30 am. Once we hear what he has to say, we’ll update this post to let you know whether it’s time to start breaking out the winter sweaters or not…

UPDATE: According to Bill, we can expect a lovely, temperate fall. Hooray!

Leave a Reply



NEWER POST

Gilman Open House for Middle & Upper School Oct. 6th

OLDER POST

Silver Spring Woman "Narrowly Escaped the Gunfire" at Kenyan Mall Terrorist...

Most Comments This Week

5

Mirror, Mirror

Written by Lindsay Fleming

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 11:53am

1

Ravens Tackle Adopts "Not-So-Adoptable" Dog

Written by Rachel Monroe

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 11:29am

Recent Comments

Planetmom
Historic U.S. Chemical Reform Aims for Less Toxic Beauty Products

"I would love to try these products. I love that the originate here

Planetmom
Market-Rate Apartments Proposed for East Baltimore

"Ok but I drive past the empty retail spots in the bottom of the apartment building at...

ollerheadp
Historic U.S. Chemical Reform Aims for Less Toxic Beauty Products

"Thanks for keeping us up to date on the progress of this important legislation!

Chris Frederick
Featured Listing: Timeless Stone Manor House With New Vibe in Ruxton

"LOL - There's a couple of places to click the link to see the property details. Click on...

Tracy Wallace
Mirror, Mirror

"I think I'll be a dermatologist in my next life. Or a dealer of witch balls just so I...