Friday, January 4, 2013

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - morning report

(Temps are in °C)

Current conditions (6:50AM):

Air Temp: -10.4

Conditions: clear

Wind: light W

Relative Humidity: 67%

Windchill: -14.5

Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:

High: -4.2

Low: -11.3

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
next week.

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. ©
Environment Canada

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