(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 6:30 AM:
Air Temp: 0.5
Wind: 1.2 km/h SW
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: -2 °C
Wind: 11 km/h SW
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: 1 °C
Pressure: 996 hPa (Steady)
Updated: 6:00 AM AST on March 04, 2013
Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 11.1°C 1974
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -15.6°C 2003
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 56.4mm 1971
Greatest Rainfall (1960-1975) 49.0mm 1971
Greatest Snowfall (1960-1975) 8.6cm 1972
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2007) 38.0cm 1962
Yesterday was another mild day with lots of snow melt.The evening was cloudy
and calm with temps near 0.High temps are expected to be on the plus side
all week with lots of sunshine from Wednesday until the weekend.
Today..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries.
High plus 3.
Tonight..Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1.
Tuesday..Cloudy. Flurries beginning in the morning then changing to
rain mixed with snow near noon and then changing to flurries late in
the afternoon and ending in the evening. Snowfall amount 2 cm.
Rainfall amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind becoming northeast 30 km/h gusting
to 50 late in the afternoon. High plus 2.
Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 early this
evening then becoming northeast 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing
to northeast 25 Tuesday evening. Showers and flurries.
Today's weather trivia: 4 March 2009: Officials evacuated 24 people from a
trailer park near Truro, NS, after ice-jammed flooding on the Salmon River.
In Pictou County, people watched the ice-clogged and "noisy" East River rise
4 m high. Pieces of equipment, building materials, unoccupied kennels, and
other debris bobbed in the waters. Ice cakes, 1 m thick, floated about,
rumbling and crushing everything in riverside yards.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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