(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:15 AM:
Air Temp: -0.2
Wind: 25.7 km/h NE
Pressure: 1003 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: 37 km/h NE
Wind Gust: 56 km/h
Dew Point: -1 °C
Pressure: 1014 hPa (Steady)
Updated: 7:00 AM AST on March 08, 2013
Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 13.8°C 2012
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -16.3°C 2007
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 31.7mm 2008
Greatest Rainfall (1960-1975) 27.9mm 1972
Greatest Snowfall (1960-1975) 9.9cm 1960
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2007) 13.0cm 1962
The wind continued to blow yesterday and was at gale force for the day and
overnight.The wind will stay brisk until Sunday when the low pressure system
is expected to break up.Unlike the New England states,we had no snow and
there is none expected with this storm other than a few flurries.Temps will
be a few degrees above what is considered normal with even warmer temps
expected next week.
Today..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Wind
northeast 40 km/h gusting to 60 except gusting to 80 along parts of
the coast. High plus 5.
Tonight..Partly cloudy. Wind northeast 40 km/h gusting to 60. Low
Saturday..A mix of sun and cloud. Wind northeast 40 km/h gusting to
60 becoming east 20 gusting to 40 in the afternoon. High plus 5.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots becoming northeast 35 to 45 this
evening then diminishing to northeast 30 to 35 Saturday morning.
Wind diminishing to northeast 25 to 30 Saturday evening. Periods of
rain ending this evening.
Today's weather trivia: 8 March 2005: A 2 1/2 year old black cat called Mr.
Mudpie rallied from a severe bout of hypothermia. A few weeks earlier, the
Guelph, ON, Humane Society found the cat frozen in a mud puddle. Near death,
he was too weak to move, there were signs of frostbite on the tips of his
ears and a scab on his nose, and fur was missing from the bottoms of his
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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