(Temps are in °C)
Current conditions (8:00AM):
Air Temp: -2.2
Conditions: Partly overcast
Relative Humidity: 83%
Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
Yesterday was warmer than the previous few days and we had a few flurries
that left a little snow on the ground.There was little change in the evening
and overnight temps were only a couple of degrees below freezing.We're
expecting a few flurries today and reasonable temperatures.
Today's Forecast: Today..A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of
morning and early this afternoon. Wind west 20 km/h becoming
northwest 30 gusting to 50 near noon. High zero with temperature
falling to minus 5 this afternoon.
Tonight..Clear. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light
this evening. Low minus 12.
Sunday..Increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning in the morning
except showers along parts of the coast late in the afternoon and in
the evening. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h in the
afternoon. High plus 1.
Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 this morning
then diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 this evening. Wind
diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight and to light after
midnight. Wind increasing to southerly 15 to 20 near noon Sunday
then veering to westerly 20 Sunday evening. A few showers ending
this afternoon. A few flurries beginning Sunday morning and changing
to a few showers near noon Sunday. Risk of freezing spray this
evening. High today plus 3. Low tonight minus 5. High Sunday plus 6.
Today's weather trivia: 5 January
1913: The Norwegian steamer Ganda, out of Vancouver, BC, floundered in a
major Pacific storm. The ship's cook was washed from its deck. As the ship
continued to flounder, another wave lifted him from the sea and tossed him
back on deck.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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