Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
(Temps are in °C)
Last evening was a little cool but temps rose to well above freezing
overnight and today tomorrow will be above seasonal normals.Back to more
normal conditions by Monday with some precip.
Today's Forecast: Today..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers this
early this afternoon. Rain beginning this afternoon. Amount 2 to
4 mm. Fog patches. Wind becoming south 20 km/h early this morning.
Tonight..Rain ending after midnight then cloudy. Amount 2 to 4 mm.
Fog patches dissipating overnight. Wind south 20 km/h becoming
southwest 20 late this evening. Temperature steady near 9.
Marine Forecast: Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25
afternoon then veering to northwest 20 to 25 near noon Sunday. Wind
veering to north 15 to 20 Sunday evening. Periods of rain ending
overnight. Risk of thunderstorms this evening. Fog patches forming
this evening and dissipating overnight.
Today's weather trivia: 8 December
2003: Two paramedics parachuted to a beacon thinking it was a downed plane
740 km northwest of Edmonton, AB. The blaze turned out to be a natural gas
flare burning for at least 2 decades. The men could not slow down and landed
in a tree about 30 m up. The two were not injured, but it was cold (-27°C).
Using the flare for warmth, they camped out before being picked up the next
day by a helicopter.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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