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    Anyone else a walking storm detector?

    Even though I live in a location with barely any barometrical changes between highs and lows, I always feel pressure in my head and/or sinuses and generally feel extra yuk starting about 6 - 8 hours before a rain storm. I was thrilled that it was sunny out yesterday and today and then after...