(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7 AM:
Air Temp: -12.7
Wind: W 1.2 km/h
Relative Humidity: 63%
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
06:00 AM AST Saturday 19 January 2013
Pressure / Tendency: 102.9 kPa falling
Humidity: 85 %
Wind Chill: -13
Wind: W 7 km/h
Yesterday was a very cold day here with temps getting up only to about
-10C.The wind was gusty for most of the day causing windchill values to be
in the lower minus teens.Along with the cold weather there was also about 10
cms of snow in the morning.It is still quite cold here this morning but
temps are on the rise and are expected to be above freezing to day.Some snow
and rain is also expected over today and tomorrow.
Today..Increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning this morning then
changing to rain showers this afternoon. Snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind
west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming southwest 40 gusting to 60 this
morning. High plus 4.
Tonight..Rain showers becoming mixed with flurries near midnight and
ending overnight then cloudy. Rainfall amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind
southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low plus 2.
Sunday..A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers in the
evening. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 8.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 20 to 25 early this
morning then increasing to southwest 35 late this morning. Wind
diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 this evening then increasing to
southwest 25 to 35 Sunday morning. Flurries changing to a few
showers early this afternoon and ending late this evening. Chance of
showers beginning near noon Sunday. Temperatures minus 6 rising to
plus 5 this evening.
Today's weather trivia: 19 January 1950: Neighbours and police searched the
nearby river in Guelph, ON, fearing a 2-year-old girl was lost. While search
plans were being made, her father took a last walk around the farm and found
his daughter huddled in the snow, cold and very angry that her glove had
gotten caught in a fence on her farm home. Had she been there much longer,
she would have frozen to death.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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