Friday, November 30, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:40AM): -7.3C,mostly clear,brisk NW wind,windchill -11.9C

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

(Temps are in °C)

High: +6.3

Low: -7.3

Today's Forecast: Today..Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries early
this morning.

Clearing this morning. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50.

Temperature steady near minus 3.

Tonight..A few clouds. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming

light after midnight. Low minus 7 except minus 12 inland.

Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 30 this morning

then diminishing to northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to

north 15 overnight then diminishing to light Saturday afternoon. A

few flurries ending this afternoon. Risk of freezing spray this

morning. Temperatures near minus 2.

Today's weather trivia: 30 November

1919: Heavy gales swept Lake Superior forcing freighters to shelter behind
islands. A fleet of steamers remained off Whitefish Point awaiting better
weather. Most of the bay was already frozen over and steamers in port found
it difficult moving from dock to dock. On land, temperatures dipped below
-20°C. The suddenness of the change found many unprepared.

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

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