(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:30 AM:
Air Temp: -1.6
Conditions: partly clear
Wind: 7.3 km/h N
Pressure: 983 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: 17 km/h North
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: -2 °C
Pressure: 994 hPa (Rising)
Updated: 7:00 AM ADT on March 26, 2013
Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 9.5°C 1999
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -10.6°C 1960
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 31.0mm 1964
Greatest Rainfall (1960-1975) 31.0mm 1964
Greatest Snowfall (1960-1975) 2.8cm 1967
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2007) 10.0cm 1962
Yesterday was fairly mild with a mix of sun and cloud.The evening was mostly
cloudy with temps a few degrees below 0.
Some flurries are expected later today with more on the way for tomorrow.
Today..A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of flurries early
this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming
northwest 30 gusting to 50 this afternoon. High plus 5. UV index 5
Tonight..Cloudy. Rain showers beginning this evening then changing to
flurries or rain showers overnight. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting
to 50. Low zero.
Wednesday..Rain showers or flurries. Rainfall amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind
northwest 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. High plus 4.
Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 20 this afternoon then
to west 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to
15 Wednesday afternoon then becoming northerly 10 to 15 Wednesday
evening. Chance of flurries or showers today. A few showers
Wednesday afternoon and evening. Temperatures near plus 2.
Today's weather trivia: 26 March 1830: Halifax was hit by one of the most
violent snow storms and destructive gales on record. Tidal water entirely
covered all the wharves, wetting everything, including the lower floors of
almost every house near the water. Rising waters swept away homes, wharves,
and a distillery, and killed 2 fine horses. Damage was also done to the
naval yard, particularly the wall in front of the Naval Hospital.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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