Sunday, January 27, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 8:00 AM:
Air Temp: -12.4
Conditions: flurries
Windchill: -17.4
Humidity: 54%
Wind: 9.7 km/h NW
Pressure: 100.3 kPa
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: -3.8
Low: -13.0


Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on January 27, 2013
-12 °C
Snow
Windchill: -18 °C
Humidity: 78%
Wind: 15 km/h WNW
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: -15 °C
Pressure: 1015 hPa (Rising)

Record values:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 10.0°C 1974
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -16.7°C 1972
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Yesterday was warmer than what it had been for almost a week.Temps were
still below 0 but within the normal values for this time of the year.There
are a few flurries in the area this morning and today will be mainly
cloudy.This week we will see the end of the cold snap and temps will be well
above 0 by mid weekfor a couple of days.

Today's Forecast:
Today..Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning.
Clearing late this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 30 km/h early
this morning. High minus 10.
Tonight..A few clouds. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light late
this evening. Low minus 13 except minus 17 in low lying inland
areas.
Monday..Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light early in the
evening. High minus 5.

Marine Forecast:
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday
afternoon. Flurries ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less
in flurries. Freezing spray ending Monday afternoon. Temperatures
minus 10 to minus 5 rising to minus 2 Monday evening.

 Today's weather trivia: 27 January 1913: A lone man outside a cabin near
Slocan City, BC, saw a snowslide coming straight for him. He hastily made
for a big tree, intending to climb it. However, the avalanche overtook him
and buried him in a solid mass of hard snow, leaving his head and one arm
exposed. His cabin mates heard his shouting and dug him out. Being only
lightly clad and buried in snow for an hour, the man suffered considerably.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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