(Temps are in °C)
Current conditions (6:50AM):
Air Temp: -10.4
Wind: light W
Relative Humidity: 67%
Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
Yesterday was a little warmer than Wednesday but only slightly.The evening
was clear and cold with calm winds.A few flurries are expected over the next
few days and temps are warming up.Above freezing temps are expected by
Today's Forecast: Today..A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy near noon
flurries. Wet flurries along the coast this afternoon. Wind west
20 km/h becoming light early this morning. Wind becoming southwest
30 gusting to 50 early this afternoon. High plus 1.
Tonight..Flurries ending this evening then cloudy with 40 percent
chance of flurries. Becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Wet
flurries along the coast early this evening. Wind west 20 km/h
gusting to 40. Low minus 2.
Saturday..A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of flurries in
the morning and early in the afternoon. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to
40 becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 in the morning. High zero
with temperature falling to minus 5 in the afternoon.
Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 this morning
then increasing to southwest 25 to 30 this afternoon. Wind veering
to northwest 25 overnight then increasing to northwest 25 to 35
Saturday morning. A few flurries changing to a few showers late this
afternoon then to a few flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or
less in flurries. Risk of freezing spray Saturday late in the day.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 4 this evening then falling to
minus 2 Saturday afternoon.
Today's weather trivia: 4 January
2003: A British Columbia judge ruled that a man suing the city of Kamloops
for his fall on an icy sidewalk had no leg to stand on. He wrote: "Ice is a
natural hazard of Canadian winters. It can form quickly and unexpectedly ...
Slippery walks can never be completely prevented ... [as it] would be
prohibitively expensive." All parties being sued acted reasonably to protect
the public, he said.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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