(Temps are in °C)
Current conditions (7:30AM):
Air Temp: -4.2
Relative Humidity: 73%
Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
Yesterday was mild and sunny.Clouds moved into the area in the late
afternoon and temps dropped to a few degrees below freezing in the evening
where they remained overnight.Some winter weather is on the way for today
with snow and ice pellets expected this afternoon and overnight.10cm of
precip is expected.
Today..Cloudy. Snow beginning near noon. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind
becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High zero.
Tonight..Snow. Snow at times mixed with ice pellets this evening and
with rain overnight. Snow and ice pellet amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind
east 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light before morning.
Temperature rising to plus 1 by morning.
Thursday..Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries or rain
showers in the morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h in the morning.
High plus 4.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this morning and to east
25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight
then increasing to west 20 Thursday morning. Periods of snow and
rain beginning this morning changing to chance of showers overnight
Today's weather trivia: 16 January
1950: A thermometer at Lac la Hache, BC, recorded a temperature of -46.7°C.
Weather officials said the reading was unofficial but quite possible.
Residents said the cold was so intense their teeth ached when they opened
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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