Saturday, January 5, 2013

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - morning report

(Temps are in °C)

Current conditions (8:00AM):

Air Temp: -2.2

Conditions: Partly overcast

Wind: calm

Relative Humidity: 83%

Windchill: none

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

High: 0

Low: -10.4

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
flurries this

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. ©
Environment Canada

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