(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:00 AM:
Air Temp: -0.4
Conditions: light snow
Wind: 6.1 km/h NE
Pressure: 995 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 NE
Wind Gust: 32 km/h
Dew Point: 0 °C
Pressure: 1006 hPa (Rising)
Updated: 6:00 AM AST on March 05, 2013
Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 11.7°C 1974
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -11.7°C 1969
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 23.1mm 1966
Greatest Rainfall (1960-1975) 23.1mm 1966
Greatest Snowfall (1960-1975) 5.1cm 1967
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2007) 30.0cm 1962
Yesterday was mild with a mix of sun and cloud.There were some showers in
the evening that turned to snow overnight and there's enough snow down now
to cover the streets.
The snow and/or rain showers are expected to persist for most of the
day.Temps will be near 0.
Today..Flurries or rain showers ending this morning then cloudy with
rain showers beginning this afternoon. Wind becoming northeast
20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning. High plus 4.
Tonight..A few flurries and rain showers ending this evening then
cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h
gusting to 40. Low zero.
Wednesday..Mainly cloudy. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40
becoming east 30 gusting to 50 in the morning. High plus 2.
Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots early this morning
and to northeast 15 to 20 late this morning. Wind increasing to
northeast 25 to 30 this evening. Showers and flurries ending
Today's weather trivia: 5 March 1944: A group of loggers at a camp 40 km
east of Pine Falls, MB, waited hours in a blinding blizzard in order to
donate blood to the Canadian Red Cross. Snow-blocked roads prevented the
medical staff from arriving. By the time they did arrive, they were faced by
a gang of food-starved donors. Despite the weather, the staff reported an
exceptionally high blood count.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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