Friday, February 22, 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: -1.5
Conditions: clear
Windchill: -5.4
Humidity: 61%
Wind: 11 km/h NW
Pressure: 100.6 kpa
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: +4.2
Low: -2.8

Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Updated: 6:00 AM AST on February 22, 2013
0 °C
Windchill: -6 °C
Humidity: 78%
Wind: 26 km/h North
Wind Gust: 39 km/h
Dew Point: -3 °C
Pressure: 1016 hPa (Rising)

Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 8.2°C 2002
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -21.1°C 1966
Yesterday was mostly cloudy with temps a few degrees above 0.There were a
few flurries throughout the evening.Winds picked up overnight and are
expected to remain gusty today.A few flurries are expected.

Today's Forecast:
Today..A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries.
Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to minus 3
this afternoon.
Tonight..Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this
evening. Clearing late this evening. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to
40. Low minus 11.
Saturday..Sunny. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light in
the morning. High zero.

Marine Forecast:
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 20 to 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 early this
morning then becoming north 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to
north 15 to 20 near midnight then veering to northeast 10 to 15
Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon. A
few flurries ending overnight. Risk of freezing spray late this
evening and overnight. Temperatures near minus 3.

 Today's weather trivia: 22 February 1898: Suddenly and without a moment's
warning, a snowslide triggered by a landslide killed 4 people at Point
Levis, QC. One house was crushed by the weight of snow, while the upper
stories of another were torn clean off above the first storey, and
overturned in front of it upon the street. The entire family escaped serious
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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