(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:00 AM:
Air Temp: -11.4
Wind: 8.5 km/h NW
Pressure: 101.2 kPa
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on January 28, 2013
Windchill: -18 °C
Wind: 22 km/h WNW
Wind Gust: 33 km/h
Dew Point: -13 °C
Pressure: 102.4 kPa (Steady)
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 11.1°C 1974
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -19.1°C 2005
Yesterday was clear and sunny but it was another cold day with gusty winds
and bone chilling windchills.The evening was clear and cold.Temps are
expected to warm up somewhat today with much warmer air expected by mid
week.The extremely cold weather should finally be behind us.
Today..Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. Wind
northwest 20 km/h becoming light late this afternoon. High minus 5.
Tonight..Partly cloudy. Clearing before morning. Low minus 12.
Tuesday..Sunny. High zero.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 near midnight then
diminishing to light Tuesday morning. Flurries ending early this
morning. A few flurries tonight. Visibility 1 mile or less in
flurries. Freezing spray ending this afternoon. Temperatures minus 5
rising to plus 1 Tuesday evening.
Today's weather trivia: 28 January 1933: A huge snowstorm in southern New
Brunswick created 3-metre drifts that buried a train engine near Grangeville
and stalled a southbound snowplow from Newcastle in a deep drift. The
largest CNR engine was sent to help clear the tracks without knowing the
exact location of the snow-bound trains. At 8:15 PM the Northern crashed
through the drift, wrecking one train and tragically killing 3 railway men.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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