Friday the 13th Harvest Moon - Live Doppler 13 Weather Blog

Angela Buchman

There will be something special in the sky Friday evening and Friday night. It is the harvest moon. A harvest moon isn't that special. It is the full moon that happens on a date that is near the start of fall. The harvest moon that happens this year happens on Friday the 13th. The last time that happened was about 20 years ago. It won't happen again until 2049.

Sometimes the harvest moon is also a supermoon. That happens when it is closer to the earth. This year won't be a super moon but a micromoon. This happens when it is full at the most distant part in orbit. We are forecasting some storms for Friday afternoon, but the skies should clear in time for viewing Friday evening and Friday night. Enjoy.