Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:15 AM:
Air Temp: -11.7
Conditions: cloudy
Windchill: -11.7
Humidity: 55%
Wind: 2.4 km /h N
Pressure: 1004 mb
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: -3.4
Low: -13.6

Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on February 06, 2013
-8 °C
Windchill: -15 °C
Humidity: 84%
Wind: 14 km/h North
Wind Gust: -
Dew Point: -11 °C
Pressure: 1016 hPa (Steady)

Record values:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 7.8°C 1962
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -18.5°C 2007
Yesterday was mostly clear but cold with a brisk North wind.There was very
little change in the evening and overnight hours.Temps will be slightly
warmer today and there is a chance of flurries for the next couple of
days.Looks like there is snow on the way for the weekend.Amounts are unclear
at this time.

Today's Forecast:
Today..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning.
Periods of snow beginning late this afternoon. Wind northeast
20 km/h becoming light this morning. High minus 1.
Tonight..Periods of snow ending near midnight then cloudy with
30 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Local blowing snow
after midnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming northwest 40 gusting
to 60 near midnight. Temperature rising to zero this evening then
Thursday..A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries in
the morning. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature
steady near minus 12.

Marine Forecast:
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 knots veering to southeast 15 late this afternoon
then increasing to west 25 early this evening. Wind veering to
northwest 30 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 20
Thursday evening. Periods of snow ending this morning. Periods of
snow and rain late this afternoon and this evening. Flurries
beginning Thursday morning. Freezing spray beginning overnight.
Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 1 this evening then falling to
minus 9 Thursday afternoon.

 Today's weather trivia: 6 February 1920: A snow- and rainstorm swept
Halifax, NS, and other parts of the Maritimes. Rain roared down hills and
enlarged miniature lakes. Rising waters flooded cellars, extinguished
furnaces, and interrupted tram service. Many a tired worker trod home on the
deplorable streets through slush that rose above the ankle, to spend the
night drying footwear. The heavy rain solved a water shortage.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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