(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:10 AM:
Air Temp: -2.4
Conditions: overcast w/ light snow
Wind: 2.4 km/h SE
Pressure: 1005 hPa
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 03, 2013
Windchill: -6 °C
Wind: 20 km/h SSE
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: -2 °C
Pressure: 1017 hPa (Falling)
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 8.4°C 2006
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -21.7°C 1971
Yesterday was mostly sunny but a bit chilly with temps slightly below
freezing for the day.The evening was calm and clear with clouds and light
snow moving in overnight.We have a few cms of snow on the ground now with a
little more on the way for today and tonight.The snowfall warning for this
area has been lifted and we may see a change over to rain as temps rise
Today..Snow. Rain along parts of the coast. Amount 5 cm. Wind
southeast 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High plus 1.
Tonight..Snow. Rain along parts of the coast. Amount 5 cm. Wind
becoming northwest 20 km/h before morning. Temperature steady near
Monday..Snow ending in the morning then mainly cloudy with 60 percent
chance of flurries. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 70. Temperature
falling to minus 2 in the morning then steady.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon
then increasing to northeast 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to
northwest 25 before Monday morning and to west 35 Monday morning.
Periods of snow changing to periods of rain or snow near noon then
to flurries before Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in
precipitation. Temperatures near zero.
Today's weather trivia: 3 February 1955: A pilot flying from Vancouver, BC,
to Portland, OR, in fog realized his gas was running low. Customs and
immigration officials, hearing the plane make passes over their buildings,
turned all of their lights on and directed motorists to turn their
headlights on a 200-m stretch of highway. The aircraft glided down to the
lighted strip and coasted within a few metres of the immigration building.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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