David M. Ludlum

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David M. Ludlum is a meteorologist and the author of many books and articles on weather. His most recent, The Nantucket Weather Book , has just been published by the Nantucket Historical Association.

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June/July 1986

We talk about it constantly and we arrange our lives around it. So did our parents; and so did the very first colonists. But it took Americans a long time to understand their weather—and we still have trouble getting it right.