Tuesday, January 29, 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: -12.6
Conditions: clear
Windchill: none
Humidity: 66%
Wind: 2.4 km/h NW
Pressure: 100.7 kPa
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: -1.7
Low: -13.0

Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Updated: 8:00 AM AST on January 29, 2013
-10 °C
Windchill: -16 °C
Humidity: 88%
Wind: 9 km/h NW
Wind Gust: -
Dew Point: -12 °C
Pressure: 101.9 kPa (Rising)

Record values:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 7.2°C 1974
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -17.2°C 1962
Yesterday was pretty decent with temps running just a bit below the freezing
point. The evening was clear and calm.Temps will be near 0 today as much
warmer air moves into the area over the next couple of days.

Today's Forecast:
Today..Mainly cloudy. Clearing this morning. High zero.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. Wind becoming south 20 km/h
overnight. Low minus 7 with temperature rising to zero by morning.
Wednesday..Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning early in the morning and
ending late in the afternoon. Rain mixed with ice pellets early in
the morning. Rainfall amount 2 to 4 mm. Fog developing in the
evening. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 9.

Marine Forecast:
Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots overnight and to south
20 Wednesday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 Wednesday
afternoon. A few flurries ending early this morning. A few showers
overnight and Wednesday. Fog patches forming Wednesday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 8 Wednesday evening.

 Today's weather trivia: 29 January 2008: The bodies of two sisters, one 3
and the other 1, were discovered yesterday in the Yellow Quill First Nation
community (SK). Police searched for them after their father, found
hypothermic and frostbitten, asked about them 8 hours later. It was -35°C
with a -50 windchill when he set out with the girls, who were dressed in
diapers and T-shirts. The father faces charges of criminal negligence
causing death.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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