Saturday, July 20, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 6:30 AM:
Air Temp: 21.6
Conditions: overcast
Humidex: 27.4
Humidity: 93%
Wind: 2.4 km/h
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: 24.1 /humidex: 28.4
Low: 17.1

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Warm,moist air mass moved into the area overnight.Temps and humidex reading
are quite high already.Environment Canada has issued the following advisory:
Humidex and health advisory for:
Mainland Nova Scotia
Cape Breton.

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A hot and humid air mass will give humidex values higher than 40 over
parts of Mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton today.

Further details follow in the next regular public forecast.

The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness advises the
following:

Stay in shaded or air conditioned areas as much as possible, drink
plenty of water, wear light clothing and take breaks often if you are
exercising or working outdoors. Consideration should be given to
postpone strenuous exercise or work until a cooler time of the day.
Organizers of sport and recreational activities should build in
regular water breaks and consider rescheduling activities.
The elderly, babies and young children, or people with heart or lung
problems are most at risk of serious heat-related illness.
People taking medications, especially for mental health conditions,
should check with their doctor or pharmacist to see if they are more
at risk from high temperatures.


Today's Forecast:
Humidex advisory in effect.
Today..Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent
chance of showers late this afternoon. Risk of thundershowers late
this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind southwest
30 km/h gusting to 50. High 32 except 24 along parts of the coast.
UV index 8 or very high.
Tonight..Showers or thundershowers. Local amount 5 mm except 25 mm in
thundershowers. Fog patches developing near midnight. Wind southwest
20 km/h becoming light late this evening. Low 18.

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