Yep, the old timers will tell you it definitely tell you it works. But whether it does or whether it does not, the weather will let you know. But if the Weather Stick sticks up then its not so good, so you will have to hope that it sticks down most of the time. Go on give it go and let us know if it works. This would also make for a wonderful novelty gift for him or her and would be the talking point of any day, good or bad.