Saturday, April 12, 2008

April Showers

Above...this morning's visual from the Hill.

Yesterday was a pretty nice day here on the South Shore of NS.We had a fair bit of sunshine and a the wind was not too brisk.Afternoon temps reached into the mid-teens.The temp stayed mild into the evening and overnight dropping only to 5°.
A small disturbance moved into the area overnight,as forecast.Currently there is a light rain falling and no change is expected for the next few days.Clearing is to begin on Monday and next week is looking to be sunny and dry with seasonable temperatures.
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 5°C
Wind: calm
Sky: overcast
Precip: light rain

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:
Temperature: 5.3°C
Pressure / Tendency: 101.1 kPa falling
Humidity: 73 %
Dewpoint: 0.8°C
Wind: NW 13 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:
Today..Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning this morning changing to
periods of drizzle late this afternoon. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog
patches developing near noon. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this
afternoon. High 6.
Tonight..Periods of drizzle. Fog patches. Wind southeast 20 km/h
becoming light this evening. Low plus 3.
Sunday..Cloudy with 70 percent chance of drizzle or showers. Fog
patches. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h late in the day. High 8

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:
Temps: high:  13.5°  low: -1.4°   Precip: 0.6 mm

Friday, April 11, 2008

Staying Mild

Above...this morning's visual from the Hill.

The weather forecast for yesterday was right on the mark.A few showers moved into the area around noon and lasted until the late afternoon.The sky began to clear in the evening and this morning it is completely clear.The temp was fairly mild overnight and is above freezing here this morning.
Today is expected to be dry with a few showers tonight and more steady rain tommorow.
The rain / showers are expected to last into Monday.
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 1°C
Wind: calm
Sky: clear
Precip: none

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:
Temperature: -0.4°C
Pressure / Tendency: 101.4 kPa falling
Humidity: 95 %
Wind Chill: -4
Dewpoint: -1.2°C
Wind: W 11 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:

Today..Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h
this morning. High 9. UV index 5 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of showers
overnight. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low
plus 3.
Saturday..Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning in the morning. Amount 5
to 10 mm. Fog patches developing late in the morning. High plus 5.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:
Temps: high:  6.2°  low: -0.1°   Precip: 1.4mm

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Still Mild

Above...this morning's visual from the Hill.

Yesterday was nice here,maybe not as warm as Tuesday,but still a fair day.It stayed mild into the evening with the temp dropping to 0 overnight.
This morning it is mostly clear and calm.Some showers are expected late this morning and into this afternoon,clearing this evening.
I see the forecast that was calling for wet snow on the weekend has been changed,as I suspected.There is only a chance of showers over the weekend and temps are expected to be between 6 and 10 degrees on the plus side.
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:

Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 0°C
Wind: v.light SW
Sky: mostly clear
Precip: none

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:
Temperature: 2.0°C
Pressure / Tendency: 102.2 kPa falling
Humidity: 60 %
Dewpoint: -5.0°C
Wind: WSW 9 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:

Today..Cloudy. A few showers beginning this morning and ending this
afternoon. Clearing late this afternoon. Amount 2 mm. Fog patches
near noon. Wind becoming south 30 km/h this morning then becoming
west 30 this afternoon. High 8.
Tonight..Clear. Wind west 30 km/h becoming northwest 20 late this
evening. Low plus 2.
Friday..Sunny. Becoming cloudy late in the day. Wind northwest 20
km/h. High 6.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:

Temps: high:  7.1°  low: -0.8°   Precip: 0mm

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Beautiful!

Above...this morning's visual from the Hill.

Yesterday was an exceptionally nice day here with temps reaching into the middle teens.There was also lots of sun and very light winds.
The evening stayed clear and was mild at around 5° with temps dropping overnight to 0.
Today is expected to be similar to yesteday.....we'll take it!A little cooler tomorrow with maybe some April showers.
The forecast for the weekend has been revised to be inclement on Sunday.Going by the Boston forecast,I doubt that we will see that.
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 0°C
Wind: v.light NW
Sky: clear
Precip: none

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:
Temperature: -0.8°C
Pressure / Tendency: 102.7 kPa falling
Humidity: 89 %
Wind Chill: -5
Dewpoint: -2.51°C
Wind: NNW 10 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:

Today..Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this
afternoon. High 6 except 12 inland. UV index 5 or moderate.
Tonight..A few clouds. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light this
evening. Low zero.
Thursday..Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of showers in the
afternoon and evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming northwest 20
in the evening. High plus 5.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:

Temps: high:  7.9°  low: -1.2°   Precip: 0mm

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Not Too Bad....Could Be Better

Above...this morning's visual from the Hill.

It was very nice and mild here yesterday.The wind had a bit of a nip in it but,once it died out in the evening,it was quite comfortable outside.Overnight temps dropped to a little below freezing.
Today and tomorrow should be even a little better and then some rain is on the way for Thursday.The rest of the week isn't looking too bad but they have mentioned the dreaded 'S' word in the forecast for Saturday.....hmm that will be April 12.There's no Global Warming here,folks.
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: -1°C
Wind: v.light NW
Sky: clear
Precip: none

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:
Temperature: -0.51°C
Pressure / Tendency: 103.0 kPa falling
Humidity: 66 %
Wind Chill: -5
Dewpoint: -6.2°C
Wind: NNW 10 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:
Today..Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 11
except plus 5 along the coast. UV index 5 or moderate.
Tonight..Clear. Low minus 1.
Wednesday..Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h in the afternoon.
High 10 except plus 5 along the coast.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:
Temps: high:  6.1°  low: -0.9°   Precip: 0mm

Monday, April 7, 2008

Nice

Above...this morning's visual from the Hill.

The forecast for yesterday held up and we had a fairly mild day.The temp dropped off in the evening to slightly above freezing where it held overnight.
It's looking good for today.....completely clear here this morning and calm.The forecast for the week is still favorable with the only bump being possibly some rain on Thursday.
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 1°C
Wind: v.light NE
Sky: clear
Precip: none

Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:

Temperature: 1.0°C
Pressure / Tendency: 103.2 kPa rising
Humidity: 86 %
Dewpoint: -1.1°C
Wind: NE 19 km/h gust 28 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:

Today..Sunny. Wind east 30 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High 9
except plus 4 along the coast. UV index 5 or moderate.
Tonight..Clear. Low minus 2.
Tuesday..Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h in the afternoon.
High 10 except plus 4 along the coast.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:
Temps: high:  4.7°  low: 0.9°   Precip: 0mm

Sunday, April 6, 2008

SPRING HAS SPRUNG!!!

Above...this morning's visual from the Hill.

Yesterday wasn't too bad here.The snow from Friday melted and we are back to bare ground again.Temps stayed mild overnight and it's currently a couple of degrees above freezing.
We should have a fairly mild day with the possibility of some sun this afternoon.
The forecast for the coming week looks good...sunny and mild right through.
Maybe Spring has finally sprung!!
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 2°C
Wind: v.light NE
Sky: overcast
Precip: none

Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:
Temperature: 2.2°C
Pressure / Tendency: 102.3 kPa rising
Humidity: 96 %
Dewpoint: 1.6°C
Wind: NNE 8 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:
Today..Cloudy with sunny periods. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h
this morning except gusting to 50 along the coast late this morning
and this afternoon. High plus 5 except 9 inland. UV index 4 or
moderate.
Tonight..A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness overnight. Wind east 20
km/h. Low minus 2.
Monday..Clearing in the morning. Wind east 20 km/h. High 6 except 10
inland.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:
Temps: high: 2.8° low: 1.5° Precip: 1.3mm