Saturday, February 23, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:05 AM:
Air Temp: -5.8
Conditions: overcast
Windchill: -5.8
Humidity: 54%
Wind: 2.4 km/h NW
Pressure: 101.5 kpa
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: +1.3
Low: -5.8

Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on February 23, 2013
-5 °C
Windchill: -8 °C
Humidity: 75%
Wind: 7 km/h North
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: -8 °C
Pressure: 1027 hPa (Falling)

Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 7.8°C 1975
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -21.1°C 1972
Yesterday was a quiet weather day with some sun,some clouds and temps a
little above the freezing point.

Today's Forecast:
Today..Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. High
minus 2. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Clear. Becoming partly cloudy near midnight. Low minus 6.
Sunday..Increasing cloudiness then flurries beginning near noon and
ending in the evening. Becoming partly cloudy in the evening. Amount
2 cm. Wind east 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northeast 20 gusting
to 40 except gusting to 60 along parts of the coast in the afternoon
and evening. High plus 1.

Marine Forecast:
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then
increasing to southeast 20 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to
northeast 30 to 35 Sunday evening. A few flurries beginning
overnight changing to snow Sunday afternoon then to a few flurries
Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures near zero.

 Today's weather trivia: 23 February 1982: The western half of PE was buried
once more this winter, after 11 days of snow. It turned cold (-19°C) and
winds created drifts that would support vehicles but were horrific for
snowplows. With roads blocked for over a week, dairy farmers stored milk in
large plastic bags, including washed-out fertilizer bags. Buses lost mirrors
negotiating narrow, twisting openings. School kids had a 2-week break.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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