Friday, February 15, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:00 AM:
Air Temp: -8.1
Conditions: mostly clear
Windchill: none
Humidity: 74%
Wind: calm
Pressure: 100.7 kPa
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: +3.3
Low: -8.1


Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on February 15, 2013
-6 °C
Partly Cloudy
Windchill: -9 °C
Humidity: 91%
Wind: 7 km/h West
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: -7 °C
Pressure: 1018 hPa (Rising)

Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 10.6°C 1972
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -20.1°C 2003
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Yesterday was another relatively mild day making a little more of the snow
disappear.The evening was calm and clear with temps a little below
freezing.Today is expected to be sunny and mild,rain on the way for the
weekend.

Today's Forecast:
Today..A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this
afternoon. High plus 4.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness near midnight. Wind south 20 km/h.
Low zero.
Saturday..Cloudy. Showers beginning near noon. Amount 5 mm. Wind
southeast 20 km/h becoming east 30 in the evening. High plus 4.

Marine Forecast:
Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to
south 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to south 10 to 15 near
midnight then backing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind
backing to east 20 to 25 Saturday afternoon. Periods of rain
beginning Saturday morning. Fog patches forming Saturday afternoon.


 Today's weather trivia: 15 February 1928: Some 100 km off the Labrador
coast, 2 Canadian airmen and an Inuit civilian's plane made a forced landing
on an ice floe. After walking for a day in heavy weather, they came to open
sea. They paddled for 7 days in an inflated raft, with only emergency
rations, a rifle, and some walrus meat, before reaching land. They trekked 4
days over rough terrain to reach Port Burwell, weary but safe.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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