(Temps are in °C)
Current conditions (7:30AM):
Conditions: mostly clear
Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
Yesterday was a nice day with mild temps and a few light flurries.Temps were
near 0 during the overnight hours.Quite uneventful for the last day of
Autumn.There's some stormy weather on the way for later today with some
significant rainfall possible and temps will remain mild to normal for the
BTW,in case you didn't notice,the world did not end J.
Today's Forecast: Rainfall warning in effect.
Today..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Wind
becoming southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon. High
Tonight..Rain at times heavy. Amount 30 mm. Fog patches developing
before morning. Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 increasing to
50 gusting to 80 late this evening. Temperature rising to 9 by
Saturday..Rain ending in the morning then a mix of sun and cloud.
40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Fog
patches. High 9.
Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this morning and to
southeast 20 near noon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 late this
afternoon and to southeast 40 to 45 early this evening. Wind
diminishing to south 15 overnight then veering to southwest 20
Saturday evening. Rain late this afternoon and tonight. A few
showers Saturday afternoon.
Today's weather trivia: 21 December
1961: More than 500 youngsters spent the night with friends when winds
gusting to 110 km/h blasted through southern Saskatchewan. A master plan to
billet school children near their schools in the event of an unexpected
blizzard went into effect and worked to near perfection in Swift Current,
SK. Countless cars and trucks pulled into roadside service stations to sit
out the storm.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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