(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:30 AM:
Air Temp: -10.4
Wind: 13,7 km/h W
Pressure: 1000 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 05, 2013
Windchill: -16 °C
Wind: 17 km/h West
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: -14 °C
Pressure: 1012 hPa (Rising)
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 8.5°C 2005
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -19.0°C 1996
Yesterday was cool and sunny with a few flurries.The wind was quite brisk
and there were places where snow had blown across the roads.The evening was
calm with a few flurries.Today is expected to be sunny and cold,flurries on
the way for tomorrow.Temps are expected to warm up by the weekend and some
rain and /or snow is expected.
Today..Mainly sunny. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 4.
Tonight..A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness after midnight then
40 percent chance of flurries overnight. Wind west 30 km/h gusting
to 50 becoming light this evening. Low minus 10.
Wednesday..A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of flurries
early in the morning and late in the evening. Wind northeast 20 km/h
becoming light near noon. High minus 3.
Gale warning in effect.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind west 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this morning and to
west 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening
then becoming northeast 15 overnight. Wind diminishing to light
Wednesday afternoon. Chance of flurries today. A few flurries
beginning this evening changing to chance of flurries Wednesday late
in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries. Freezing spray
ending this afternoon. Temperatures near minus 5.
Today's weather trivia: 5 February 2007: Winnipeggers (MB) awoke to the
coldest day in 11 years: -41.7°C. It felt like -49° and exposed flesh would
freeze in under 2 minutes. School buses were cancelled, tires went flat, and
car batteries died. A tire loses 1 pound per square inch of air pressure for
each 5° temperature drop; below -18°C, a battery loses 50% of its starting
power. Festival du Voyageur celebrations went ahead.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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