(Temps are in °C)
Current conditions (7:00AM):
Air Temp: -0.9
Wind: NW @ 1.2 km/h
Relative Humidity: 50%
Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
Yesterday was another Spring-like day with very mild temps in the afternoon
along with light winds and plenty of sunshine.Evening and overnight temps
were near the freezing point.Highs over the next couple of days are expected
to be well above normal and could possibly set records.It will begin to cool
down on Tuesday but temps for this week are still expected to be only
slightly +/- the freezing point.Some showers will move into the area
tomorrow and a few flurries are possible later in the week.
Today..A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this morning. High 6.
Tonight..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of drizzle overnight. Fog patches
developing this evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h overnight.
Temperature steady near plus 5.
Monday..Periods of drizzle ending in the evening then clearing. A few
showers in the afternoon. Fog patches dissipating in the evening.
Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 30 gusting to 50
in the evening. High 9 except temperature steady near plus 5 along
parts of the coast.
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then
increasing to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to
southwest 15 to 20 overnight and to southwest 25 near noon Monday.
Wind veering to northwest 20 Monday evening. A few showers beginning
near noon Monday. Fog patches forming this evening.
Today's weather trivia: 13 January
1900: A steamer with a crew and passenger list of 70 wrecked in St. Mary¿s
Bay, NL, during a fierce storm with intense cold. The ship ran ashore,
striking the foot of the cliff. It caught fire, fed by kerosene in the
cargo. The crew launched lifeboats, but during the panic, some were crushed
against her sides¿all occupants perished. The lone survivor tied himself to
the rigging but died of exposure.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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