(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:00 AM:
Air Temp: -0.6
Pressure: 987 mb
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
Windchill: -2 °C
Wind: 6 km/h NW
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: 0 °C
Pressure: 999 hPa (Steady)
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on March 03, 2013
Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 8.3°C 1972
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -14.5°C 2003
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 30.4mm 2000
Greatest Rainfall (1960-1975) 19.1mm 1969
Greatest Snowfall (1960-1975) 9.1cm 1969
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2012) 33.0cm 1962
Yesterday was a mild day with a mix of sun and cloud.The evening was
overcast with temps near 0.We have some fog here this morning and conditions
will not change very much over the next 2 to 3 days.Looking for warmer temps
and sunshine in the latter part of the week.
Today..Periods of drizzle ending this morning then cloudy with
40 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Risk of freezing
drizzle early this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning.
High plus 2.
Tonight..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries
changing to 60 percent chance of flurries this evening. Low zero.
Monday..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries in the morning then
60 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon and evening. High
Wind light becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots early this afternoon
then becoming light Monday morning. A few flurries and a few showers
changing to a few showers early this evening.
Today's weather trivia: 3 March 1941: A young farm boy walked 15 km through
snowdrifts in -25°C weather to enlist in the army at Innisfree, AB, but was
rejected by medical officers. He remarked, "It's a funny thing that I can
walk 9 miles here and 9 miles return and still not be fit enough to join
up." Recruiting officers were impressed by his spirit and that of countless
others, but he was too young and too short.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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