Yesterday's weather was mostly uneventful,temps were slightly +/- the freezing point for the daytime and there was no precip.The rain began moving into the area around 9PM and it was raining quite steadily by 10.Temps had risen to +1° by then.
Overnight the intensity of the rain increased,the wind began to pick up considerably and the temp rose to +5.
This morning it is still raining heavily,the rainfall warning is still in effect along with a wind warning.Clearing is expected to begin this afternoon with the temps dropping to below freezing overnight.
- ©Al C 2008
Conditions on Hoptoad Hill at publication time:
Wind: strong SE
Precip: heavy rain
Conditions from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head at publication time (my station pics):
Pressure / Tendency: 100.6 kPa falling
Humidity: 99 %
Wind: SSE 53 km/h gust 64 km/h
The Environment Canada forecast for our area:
- Today: Rain at times heavy ending this morning then clearing. Risk of thundershowers. Amount 20 mm. Wind southeast 40 km/h gusting to 70 becoming southwest 30 gusting to 50 early this morning then increasing to 50 gusting to 80 early this afternoon. High 9 with temperature falling to plus 4 by noon.
- Tonight: Clear. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light near midnight. Low minus 6.
- Tomorrow: Becoming cloudy in the morning. High zero.
Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:
Temps: high: 2.1° low: -7.5° Precip: 4.6 mm rain
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