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red sky at night, shepherd's delight

A red sky at sunset is a sign that good weather will follow. The full phrase is "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning." I think we're going to have a nice sunny day tomorrow. Look at that sunset—red sky at night, shepherd's delight.
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Red sky at night: An old saying explained !-- -- Randall Munroe (The Philippine Star) - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines According to popular lore, you can predict the weather based on sky color.
WE'VE all heard the saying "red sky at night, shepherd's delight" - but how true is it, and does it explain why the skies across Wales were so amazingly red on Tuesday evening?
Many Twitter and Facebook users quoted that familiar adage: "Red sky at night, shepherds' delight."
WE all love to see a red sky at night - but Saturday's celestial display was something else!
'Red sky at night, shepherds delight' can often be proven true, since red sky at night means fair weather is generally headed towards you.
The red sky at night is believed to signal good weather, and while forecasters predict a mixed week of cloud and rain ahead,Christmas Day isexpected to be mild but mostly dull and wet.
Red sky at night at Brandon, but the National League attendances haven't delighted Mick Horton.
We're all familiar with, "Red sky at night, sailor's delight.
Jan 21-Feb 19 AQUARIUS DEPENDING on where you live, the old saying 'Red Sky at Night ...' probably means something nearby is on fire.
In a similar way that the old saying of "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight.
And is there any truth in the old adage 'red sky at night, shepherd's delight'?
70--"Mackerel skies at night are the sailor's delight"--Old adage, from Matthew 16:2-3: "Red sky at night, sailor's delight."