(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:05 AM:
Air Temp: -5.8
Wind: 2.4 km/h NW
Pressure: 101.5 kpa
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on February 23, 2013
Windchill: -8 °C
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..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.
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. ©
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