(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:00AM:
Air Temp: +3.7
Wind: S 4.8 km/h
Relative Humidity: 91%
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Wind:26 km/h South
Dew Point:4 °C
Pressure:1012 hPa (Falling)
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on January 20, 2013
Temps warmed up substantially yesterday and there was some snow in the
morning that turned to rain.The temps remained above freezing throughout the
day and overnight.There is a possibility of some precip this morning but the
afternoon is expected to be partly sunny and mild.Temps will drop to below
freezing tonight and tomorrow will be a seasonable day.Some snow is on the
way for Tuesday,amounts are unclear at this time.
Today..A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of rain showers or
flurries early this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting
to 40 early this morning then increasing to 40 gusting to 60 near
noon. High 8.
Tonight..A few clouds. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 7.
Monday..Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness late in the evening. Wind
west 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 3.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25 early this
morning and to southwest 25 to 35 late this morning. Wind veering to
west 30 to 40 this evening then diminishing to west 25 overnight.
Wind diminishing to west 15 Monday afternoon. Chance of showers
today and this evening. Chance of flurries beginning Monday morning.
Risk of freezing spray Monday morning and afternoon. Temperatures
plus 5 falling to minus 3 Monday morning.
Today's weather trivia:
20 January 1952: A brutal cold spell gripped most of northwestern Canada. It
was -54°C in parts of Yukon. Dense ice fog forced airlines to cancel
flights. Taxis did a huge business; grocery delivery boys were the busiest
people in town. At such cold, there is a hissing sound caused by one's
breath freezing. Small patches of ice fog were seen hanging over sleeping
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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