See the Strawberry Moon In the Capital Region Tonight
If the weather cooperates, tonight's full moon will be spectacular.
Sometimes the spectacle of nature is all you need to forget about what has certainly been a crazy week. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, tonight's full moon will be a "strawberry moon" as it will have a "golden hue." The best time to view it will be just after sunset as the moon rises and it will be a sight to behold as it will look enormous resting on the horizon.
So why is this called a 'strawberry moon?' According to the Almanac, it is because "...Algonquin tribes in eastern North America...knew it as a signal to gather the ripening fruit of wild strawberries."
Now we know the moon will be there, but will clouds be in the way? The Weather Channel says there will be some clouds up there around 8:30 when the sun sets and the moon rises, so hopefully there aren't enough to block complete viewing of the strawberry moon.
So I guess this means strawberry picking season is here! To find some great places to do this, click here.