Friday, September 21, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Nova Scotia, #Canada -

Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:

(Temps are in °C)

High: +17.5

Low: +10.6

Currently (7:20AM) : +13.7 ,rain ,light NW wind

Today's forecast: Showers ending this afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent
chance of showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches. High 19.

Today's weather trivia: 21 September

1944: Travelling at a terrific speed, a twister cut a 0.5-km-wide swath
across the countryside on both sides of the Ottawa River, mowing down
several buildings and 1,000s of trees. The freak windstorm was accompanied
by heavy hail and torrential rain. It originated near Haley's Station in
Ontario's Renfrew County, swept northward, jumped the Ottawa River, and
lifted just north of Shawville, QC.

Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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