Wednesday, November 28, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:45AM): -0.9C,overcast,light N wind,-3.0C windchill

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

(Temps are in °C)

High: +0.9

Low: -7.1

Today's Forecast: Today..Cloudy. Periods of wet snow beginning early this

except showers along parts of the coast. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm

except rainfall amount 2 mm along parts of the coast. Wind becoming

northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 except gusting to 60 along parts of

the coast. High plus 1.

Tonight..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries this evening. Wind

northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low

minus 3.

Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 30 early this

morning then diminishing to north 15 near midnight. Wind increasing

to northwest 30 to 40 Thursday morning then becoming northwest 30

Thursday evening. Periods of rain changing to periods of snow or

rain this morning and ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile

or less in precipitation.

Today's weather trivia: 28 November

1917: Some of the coldest prewinter weather ever occurred in Yukon at the
end of November. Temperatures dipped to -40°C in a fierce, biting north
wind. Work horses were too sick for the gruelling tasks expected of them.
Three experienced northerners succumbed to the "Frost King"-their bodies
were found lying stark and stiff beside the trail.

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

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