(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:10 AM:
Air Temp: -3.2
Wind: 3.6 KM/H SW
Pressure: 998 mb
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Windchill: -6 °C
Wind: 18 km/h SW
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: -2 °C
Pressure: 1010 hPa (Rising)
Updated: 7:00 AM ADT on March 21, 2013
Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 28.1°C 2012
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -11.7°C 1961
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 35.6mm 2002
Greatest Rainfall (1960-1975) 20.1mm 1974
Greatest Snowfall (1960-1975) 11.4cm 1970
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2007) 15.0cm 1964
Yesterday started out pretty messy with about 10cms on we snow.The snow
ended early in the morning and some of it melted until temps dropped to 0 in
the mid-afternoon.The evening was partly clear with temps a few degrees
below the freezing point.
We may see a few flurries today but the storm that was forecast for tonight
and into tomorrow has been cancelled.
Today..Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning
then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40
becoming southeast 20 near noon. High plus 3. UV index 4 or
Tonight..Cloudy. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming northeast 20 this
evening. Low minus 2.
Friday..Sunny. Increasing cloudiness early in the evening. Wind
northwest 20 km/h becoming west 20 early in the evening. High 6.
Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early
this morning then backing to southerly 10 to 15 late this morning.
Wind backing to east 15 early this evening then increasing to
northeast 20 to 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest
15 near noon Friday then backing to west 15 to 20 Friday evening.
Showers beginning this afternoon and ending overnight. Visibility 1
mile or less in showers.
Today's weather trivia: 21 March 2011: As of this day, 6,800 truckloads or
220,000 t of fuel and equipment had been hauled along the 568-km-long winter
road to the diamond mines north of Yellowknife, NT. The haulage nearly
doubled the previous year¿s totals. With colder weather early in the winter,
the road was opened 10 days earlier, allowing crews to get trucks on the
road a lot quicker than expected.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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