Friday, April 21, 2017

An Epic List of Weather Descriptions, Part 2


Behind every cloud is another cloud. - Judy Garland




Pick your emotional forecast and layer it in your manuscript with descriptions of the weather. Hi, I'm back with the second part of an epic list of weather descriptions. Refer to Part One, for descriptions of Rain & Storms, Wind, Lightning, Floods and Overcast skies. Here, I've included descriptions of Fog & Mist, Snow & Ice, Heat & Humidity, and Pleasant weather. I hope you find it helpful in weaving those finer details.



Fog & Mist:
Soupy
Hazy
Veil
Smog
Gray
Moist
Thick
Obscure
Gloomy
Milky
Pale
Phantom
Chalky
Murky
Shroud
Cloaked
Ashen
Drab
Dense
Mucky
Muddy
Dismal
Abysmal
Blurred
Nebulous
Somber
Dewy
Enveloped
Socked in
Obscure
Sullen
Filmy
Vaporous
Phantasmagoric
Ghostly

Snow & Ice:
Bleak
Frosty
Sludgy
Wintry
Artic
Freeze
Subzero
Glacial
Iceberg
Bitter
Powder
Flurry
Crystal
Flake
Blizzard
Drift
Chill
Slush
Blanket
Brisk
Crisp
Biting
Nippy
Shiver
Frigid
Frozen
Snow capped
Silver
Ivory
Pearl

Heat:
Arid
Parched
Thermal
Flash Point
Torrid
Swelter
Suffocating
Boil
Fire
Pyre
Crematory
Burst
Dog days
Heatwave
Sizzler
Broiler
Firestorm
Inferno
Hell
Hot as Haiti, Hell
Equator
Smolder
Solar
Electric
Feverish
Sahara
Sandblasted
Torch
Dehydrated
Salt licked
Raging
Roasting
Blistering
Scalding
Baked
Scorched
Molten
Searing
Stifling
Piping
Blazing

Humidity:
Heavy air
Moist
Sweat
Sticky
Muggy
Tropical
Geyser
Steam bath
Steamy
Marshy
Sauna
Soaked
Soggy
Dank

Pleasant Weather:
Sunshine
Light clouds
Blue Skies
Temperate
Sunny
Mild
Genial
Summery
Pleasant
Sparkle
Warm
Fair
Fresh
Cotton (clouds)
Wispy (clouds)
Fluffy (clouds)
Flecking the sky
Peaceful
Timid
Wistful
Bright
Shining
Calm
Blissful
Effervescent
Gentle
Breezy
Mellow
Tepid
Moderate
Fine
Clear
Light
Luminous
Beaming
Cheery
Carefree
Radiant
Lulling
Soothing
Still
Pacified
Quiet
Tranquil

Do you ever juxtapose your character's emotions with the weather or is the weather a reflection of your character's emotions? Let me know how you use weather in your stories.

♥ Shadow

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