Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:30 AM:
Air Temp: +3.5
Conditions: cloudy
Windchill: none
Humidity: 91%
Wind: 1.2 km/h SW
Pressure: 98.4 kPa
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: +6.8
Low: -11.6

Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on February 12, 2013
3 °C
Windchill: 0 °C
Humidity: 100%
Wind: 9 km/h SW
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: 3 °C
Pressure: 996 hPa (Falling)

Record values:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 7.2°C 1966
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -21.7°C 1967
Yesterday was quite mild and mostly sunny.The evening saw a few flurries
which quickly changed to showers.More showers are expected for today.

Today's Forecast:
Today..A few showers ending this afternoon then cloudy. Amount 2 mm.
Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting
to 40 becoming west 30 gusting to 50 this afternoon. High 6 with
temperature falling to plus 1 this afternoon.
Tonight..Partly cloudy. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 2.
Wednesday..A mix of sun and cloud. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to
40 becoming light in the evening. High plus 3.

Marine Forecast:
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 early this
morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 early this afternoon. Wind
diminishing to west 20 to 25 overnight and to west 15 to 20
Wednesday morning. Showers and fog patches ending this afternoon.

 Today's weather trivia: 12 February 1999: Organizers of the Canada Winter
Games in Corner Brook, NL, worried about the lack of snow with the opening
ceremony a week away. In a place known for its abundant snow, unseasonably
mild temperatures and heavy rains had washed it away. How desperate were the
organizers? At the Blow-Me-Down resort, where the biathlon and the
cross-country ski events were scheduled, they resorted to ¿snow dances.¿
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

Follow us on Twitter @liverpoolwx

No comments:

Winter's Last Gasp

  Quite interesting how quickly the seasons can change here. On April 20th we had snow...enough to turn the ground white (mind you,it didn&...