(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:15 AM:
Air Temp: -0.1
Wind: 15.9 km/h NE
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: 22 km/h NE
Wind Gust: 35 km/h
Dew Point: -1 °C
Pressure: 1021 hPa (Rising)
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on March 06, 2013
Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 10.0°C 1974
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -12.2°C 1969
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 20.8mm 1966
Greatest Rainfall (1960-1975) 20.8mm 1966
Greatest Snowfall (1960-1975) 7.6cm 1967
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2007) 23.0cm 1962
Yesterday was mostly cloudy with a few flurries.The flurries turned to snow
in the evening with enough accumulation to cover the streets.More flurries
are expected today.
Today..Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind
northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming east 30 gusting to 50 this
morning. High plus 2.
Tonight..Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind
northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 1.
Thursday..A mix of sun and cloud. Wind northeast 40 km/h gusting to
60 except gusting to 80 along parts of the coast. High plus 4.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to east 30 to 35 overnight and to
east 40 to 45 Thursday evening.
Today's weather trivia: 6 March 2007: Victorians (BC) counted 3.4 billion
blooms in their gardens, parks, and golf courses in this year's Victoria
Flower Count or, as one writer put it, "The 32nd Annual Festival Of Bite Me,
Toronto." This was significantly fewer than the 5.4 billion in 2006 and the
record 8.5 billion in 2002; waning enthusiasm for the flower count, not
weather, was likely the reason for the low tally.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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