Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
(Temps are in °C)
Rainfall warning for
Queens County issued
50 to 70 millimetres of rain expected by Wednesday morning.
Today's forecast: Periods of rain with risk of thundershowers. Amount 10 to
20 mm. Wind east 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming southeast 40 gusting to 70
this morning. High 16.
Rain at times heavy with risk of thundershowers. Amount 30 to 40 mm. Fog
patches. Wind southeast 40 km/h gusting to 60. Temperature steady near 15.
Today's weather trivia: 30 October
1898: An unexpected blast occurred at an Alberni, BC, church. A small
contract had been let to blow up stumps in the churchyard, and to keep the
exploding powder secure, the contractor stored it in the church stove. When
the weather turned cool, the stove was lit to warm the building for church
service. Suddenly there was an explosion, and the church was in need of a
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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