(Temps are in °C)
Current conditions (6:35AM):
Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
Yesterday was pretty nice for the first day of the year with lots of
sunshine and temps near 0.The evening was clear and temps dropped to near
Flurries and cool temps are expected for most of this week.
Today's Forecast: Today..A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of
Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 7.
Tonight..Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind
northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 10.
Thursday..A mix of sun and cloud. Wind northwest 20 km/h. High
Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 40 this
morning then diminishing to northwest 30 late this evening. Wind
diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday morning. Flurries. Visibility 1
mile or less in flurries. Freezing spray ending near noon Thursday.
Temperatures near minus 4.
Today's weather trivia: 2 January
1922: Stripped of her sails, iced-up, and unmanageable, the schooner
Alexandra, carrying a cargo of fish, was driven ashore near Ingonish, NS.
Because the blinding snow prevented hope of rescue, in desperation, the
master tied a line to his waist, jumped into the icy water, and fought his
way to shore. Luckily, the howling blizzard ceased for a spell, and the
master was able to drag his crew to safety.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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