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    #1

    The weather/It is rainy/snowy.

    1. It is rainy/snowy. (correct)
    2. It is raining/snowing. (correct)
    3. The weather is rainy/snowy. (correct)
    4. The weather is raining/snowing. (incorrect)

    Do native speakers agree with my judgment of correctness?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: The weather/It is rainy/snowy.

    I do.

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    #3

    Re: The weather/It is rainy/snowy.

    A: What's the weather like?
    B: It's raining.

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    Re: The weather/It is rainy/snowy.

    I think "rainy" and "snowy" are not common.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: The weather/It is rainy/snowy.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    I think "rainy" and "snowy" are not common.
    Actually, they are quite common. I've used "It's a rainy day" myself. As for the other one, it's not all that snowy here in Charlotte.

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    #6

    Re: The weather/It is rainy/snowy.

    Eddie Rabbit recorded a song titled "I Love a Rainy Night".

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    #7

    Re: The weather/It is rainy/snowy.

    And they are also used to describe places that get a lot of rain/snow.

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    #8

    Re: The weather/It is rainy/snowy.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    I think "rainy" and "snowy" are not common.
    Do you mean they are not common in your nation?
    I am not a teacher.

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