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" A red flag with a black center indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected. The pennants displayed with the flags indicate the direction of the wind: white, westerly (from southwest to north); red, easterly (from northeast to south). "
Old Ocean's Ferry: The Log of the Modern Mariner, the Trans-Atlantic ... - Page 57
edited by - 1900 - 266 pages
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The Tribune Almanac and Political Register

1910
...warnings. Hurricane warniie (Flags with light lines red, squares in the centre black. Storm warning — A red flag with a black centre Indicates that a storm of mark« violence is expected. The pennants displayed with the flags indicate the direction о the wind...
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The Boston Almanac and Business Directory for the Year ..., Volume 59

Samuel Nelson Dickinson - 1894
...BUILDING, BOSTON. A red flag with a black centre indicates that the etorm IB expected to be severe. The pennants displayed with the flags indicate the...wind; red, easterly (from northeast to south); white, weiterly (from southwest to north). The pennant above the flag indicates that the wind is expected...
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The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 32

1918
...strong winds are expected. (295, 296, 298, 299) Storm warnings. — A red flag, with a black center, indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected....indicate the direction of the wind: Red, easterly.; white, westerly. The pennant above the flag indicates that the wind is expected to blow from the northerly...
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Tide Tables for the Year ...

1902
...SIGNAL. Easterly winds. Westerly winds. KXl'LANATION. STORM SIGNAL. — A red flag with a black center indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected. The pennants displayed with the Hags indicate the direction of the wind : Kcd, easterly (from northeast to south); white, westerly...
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Historical Readings Illustrative of American Patriotism

Edward Sylvester Ellis - 1903 - 232 pages
...warnings are indicated also by five flags. A storm warning is shown by a red flag wi^ha black center, and indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected....with the flags indicate the direction of the wind. The red pennant above the storm warning indicates northeast winds ; below, southwest winds. The white...
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United States Coast Pilot: Atlantic Coast. Parts I-II. From St ..., Parts 1-3

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - 1903
...SEACOAST. A red flag with a black center indicates that the storm is expected to bo of marked violence. The pennants displayed -with the flags indicate the direction of the wind; red, easterly (from north through east to south); white, westerly (from south througli west to north). The pennant above...
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Weather Opinions: A Book of Quotations with Interleaves on Weather Subjects

Jennie Day Haines - 1907 - 98 pages
...Besides these weather flags, the following storm signals are displayed: A red flag with a black center indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected....indicate the direction of the wind: red, easterly; white, westerly. Two red flags with black centers, displayed one above the other, indicate the expeQed...
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The Tribune Almanac and Political Register

1908
...square Hurricane warning. (Flags with light lines red, squares in the centre black.) Storm warning—A red flag with a black centre indicates that a storm...displayed with the flags indicate the direction of the wind—red, easterly (from northeast to south) ; white, westerly (from southwest to north). The pennant...
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The Tribune Almanac and Political Register

1908
...wainlngs. Hurricane warning. (Flags with light lints red, squares in me centre black. Storm warning — A red flag with a black centre Indicates that a storm...displayed with the flags Indicate the direction of tbe wind — red, easterly (from northeast to south); white, westerly (from southwest to north). The...
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Tide Tables for the Year ...

1908
...eoast.) Easterly winds. Westerly winds. EXPLANATION. STORM SIGNAL. — A red flag with a black center indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected....pennants displayed with the flags indicate the direction oŁ the wind: Red, easterly (from northeast to south); white, westerly (from southwest to north). The...
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