Friday, March 15, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:50 AM:
Air Temp: -0.8
Conditions: cloudy
Windchill: -0.8
Humidity: 84%
Wind: calm
Pressure: 987 mb
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: 10.0
Low: -0.9

Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
1 °C
Windchill: -2 °C
Humidity: 94%
Wind: 7 km/h NNE
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: 0 °C
Pressure: 999 hPa (Steady)
Updated: 7:00 AM ADT on March 15, 2013

Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 10.7°C 2009
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -14.5°C 2003
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 13.2mm 1975
Greatest Rainfall (1960-2008) 8.4mm 1973
Greatest Snowfall (1960-2008) 8.4cm 1975
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2007) 30.0cm 1960
Yesterday was pretty decent with sunshine and warm temps.The evening was
mostly clear,except for the area where PanStarrs is of course,and temps
dropped to the freezing point.We had a light dusting of snow overnight with
a little more expected today.
At this point the weekend looks like it will be mostly clear but cool.Some
messy weather is expected early next week.

Today's Forecast:
Today..Periods of snow. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming northwest
20 km/h this morning. High plus 1 with temperature falling to
minus 2 this afternoon.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy. A few flurries this evening. Clearing
overnight. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low
minus 6.
Saturday..Sunny. Becoming partly cloudy in the evening. Wind becoming
northwest 20 km/h in the morning. High plus 1.

Marine Forecast:
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 early this morning
and to northwest 25 to 30 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to
northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Showers or flurries changing to
a few flurries early this morning and ending overnight. Temperatures
plus 6 falling to minus 1 overnight.

 Today's weather trivia: 15 March 2003: This winter saw a record number of
frozen water-pipe breaks in Saskatoon, SK-184 since January 1, more than
double the previous 7-year average of 82. Crews worked 12- to 16-hour
shifts, 7 days a week, to repair the breaks. Frost normally penetrates to
1.5 m, but this year, it penetrated as deep as 2.1 m and deeper in some
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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