(Temps are in °C)
Current conditions (7:30AM):
Air Temp: -0.6
Relative Humidity: 79%
Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
Yesterday was like a Spring day with warm temps,light southerly winds and a
fair amount of sunshine.There were a few showers in the late afternoon and
temps remained above freezing throughout the evening dropping to just
slightly below 0 during the overnight hours.Temps will be a little cooler
over the next few days and there is a possibility that we may see a little
light snow.No significant accumulation is expected.
Today's Forecast: Today..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind
30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to minus 2 this
Tonight..Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this evening and
after midnight. Snow beginning overnight except rain along the
coast. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming
light near midnight. Temperature rising to plus 1 by morning.
Monday..Snow ending in the morning then a mix of sun and cloud.
Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature
steady near minus 2.
Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 20 to 25 early this
morning then increasing to west 30 to 35 near noon. Wind diminishing
to west 20 to 25 near midnight then increasing to northwest 30 to 35
Monday morning. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 25 Monday afternoon.
Chance of showers changing to chance of flurries today. Periods of
rain or snow Monday morning.
Today's weather trivia: 23 December
2008: Residents outside in the midday sun in Prince George, SK, were treated
to the unusual sight of sundogs in the southern and southwestern sky.
Sundogs are optical phenomena caused by ice crystals suspended in the
atmosphere. The hexagonal-shaped ice crystals refract the sunlight, casting
a 22-degree-angle halo from passing through the crystals.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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