(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 6:55 AM:
Air Temp: -1.9
Pressure: 984 mb
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Windchill: -5 °C
Wind: 11 km/h WNW
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: -2 °C
Pressure: 996 hPa (Falling)
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on March 02, 2013
Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 9.1°C 1997
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -15.5°C 2001
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 40.8mm 2009
Greatest Rainfall (1960-2012) 3.0mm 1965
Greatest Snowfall (1960-2012) 14.7cm 1975
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2012) 33.0cm 1962
Yesterday was a messy day here with lots of snow,some ice pellets and
drizzle.Overall snowfall total was about 25cms. The evening was calm with
some drizzle and light flurries,temp was near 0.More flurries and showers
are expected for about the next week.
Today..Flurries changing to a few rain showers near noon. Wind
becoming north 20 km/h near noon. High plus 4.
Tonight..A few rain showers ending this evening then cloudy with
40 percent chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light
this evening. Low zero.
Sunday..Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries in the morning and
40 percent chance of rain showers or flurries in the afternoon and
evening. High plus 4.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late
this evening then backing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday morning. A
few flurries and a few showers.
Today's weather trivia: 2 March 2009: The Saint John, NB, area endured
another snowy day a week after a record snowfall buried the region. Crews
had just enough time between snowstorms to clean the sidewalks, widen
streets, and trim snowbanks. Streets were clogged with so much snow that
ploughs had to lead fire trucks and ambulances on their emergency calls.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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