(Temps are in °C)
Current conditions (7:30AM):
Relative Humidity: 70%
Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
Yesterday we saw temps flip flop from a few degrees above freezing to a few
degrees below throughout most of the day.There were a few passing flurries
in the morning and afternoon.The evening was generally clear and cold.We can
expect a few flurries or showers over the next day or so with temps rising
to a few degrees above freezing to start the week.There are no bitterly cold
temps or storms expected this week.
Today's Forecast: Today..Increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning late this
except showers along the coast late this afternoon. Amount 2 to
4 cm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High
plus 3 except zero inland.
Tonight..Flurries ending this evening then cloudy with 40 percent
chance of flurries. Showers along the coast early this evening. Wind
southwest 20 km/h becoming north 30 after midnight. Low minus 5.
Monday..Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries in the morning.
Clearing in the afternoon. Wind north 30 km/h becoming light in the
evening. Temperature steady near minus 5.
Marine Forecast: Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early
then increasing to south 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to
west 20 this evening then to northwest 15 overnight. Wind veering to
north 20 Monday morning. A few flurries beginning late this morning
changing to a few showers this afternoon and ending overnight.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 6 this afternoon then falling to
minus 1 Monday morning.
Today's weather trivia: 6 January
1904: The weather turned bitterly cold, and old-timers around Crooked Creek,
YT, said the wind would "blow the hair off a dog." One musher tied a
handkerchief over his face, covering everything but his eyes. A mass of ice,
the congealed moisture from sweat and breath, stuck to his face, making
breathing difficult. The ends of his fingers stung.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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