red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning

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red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning

proverb A red sky at sunrise is a sign that bad 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 get a bad storm today. Look at that sunrise—red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning.
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A red sky in the morning, on the other hand, means that there's clear air to the east .
Red sky in the morning, shepherd's (sailor's) warning".
In contrast, a red sky in the morning can imply that the sun, in the east, is shining its red glow on to clouds in the western sky.
Meanwhile, a red sky in the morning usually means a highpressure weather system has already moved east, so the good weather has passed, making way for a wet and windy low-pressure system.
Even then, they should hold back on rash statements until they have waited to see if there is a red sky at night or red sky in the morning.
Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning" is used at sunrise and sunset to indicate the changing weather, a red sky on the brown dwarf suggests an atmosphere loaded with dust and moisture particles.
RED sky in the morning, shepherd's warning...or so the saying goes, heralding possible rain to come.
Does the saying "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight, red sky in the morning shepherd's warning," hold any weight?
It was like rows of sunshine and it was called Rubby Stone.'' JP, West Moor, has asked: "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight, red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning!