Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 8:00 AM:
Air Temp: 5.8
Conditions: overcast
Windchill:3.4
Humidity:87%
Wind:11 km/h SE
Pressure:1003 mb
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: 6.5
Low: 1.4


Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
5 °C
Rain
Windchill: -1 °C
Humidity: 97%
Wind: 39 km/h SSE
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: 4 °C
Pressure: 1015 hPa (Falling)
Updated: 7:00 AM ADT on March 13, 2013

Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 14.7°C 2006
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -12.2°C 1974
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 81.5mm 1968
Greatest Rainfall (1960-1975) 75.2mm 1968
Greatest Snowfall (1960-1975) 23.4cm 1962
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2007) 18.0cm 1964
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Yesterday was a mild day and temps stayed above freezing overnight.That's
the first time for that in a while.There is lots of rain on the way
today,clearing tomorrow and cooler air will move in to end the week.There is
a possibility that we may get some snow before the weekend.

Today's Forecast:
Rainfall warning in effect.
Today..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers early this morning.
Periods of rain beginning this morning. Amount 15 mm. Fog patches.
Wind south 30 km/h becoming southeast 40 gusting to 70 late this
morning. High 7.
Tonight..Periods of rain ending late this evening then cloudy with
60 percent chance of showers. Amount 15 mm. Fog patches. Wind
southeast 40 km/h gusting to 70 becoming west 20 late this evening.
Low plus 3.
Thursday..Clearing early in the morning. Increasing cloudiness in the
evening. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind west 20 km/h
becoming light late in the afternoon. High 7.

Marine Forecast:
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 early this
morning and to southeast 30 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west
15 near midnight. Periods of rain beginning late this morning and
ending near midnight. Fog patches dissipating near midnight.

 Today's weather trivia: 13 March 1936: Spring floods across Quebec drown 11
people in 2 days. Near La Martine, 5 children from 6 months to 8 years in
age were swept away by a torrent of water. Their parents and 5 siblings
survived. Earlier, 4 members of another family disappeared at
St-Tite-des-Caps when floodwaters carried another house away. Water reached
over highways and rail lines, and crippled communications.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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