Saturday, May 10, 2008

Rainy

This morning's visual

It was nice and warm here yesterday,a 'T-shirt weather' day,and it lasted into the evening.Some dampness began to move into the area after sunset and this morning it is raining and cool.
There is a fair amount of rain on the way for today and tonight with very cool temps....down to the mid single digits.
No improvement is expected until Monday...of course.
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 7°C
Wind: light NE
Sky: overcast
Precip: rain

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:
Temperature: 6.6°C
Pressure / Tendency: 100.8 kPa falling
Humidity: 93 %
Dewpoint: 5.5°C
Wind: NE 11 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:

Today..Cloudy. Rain beginning early this morning. Amount 20 mm. Fog
patches developing this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h increasing to
40 gusting to 70 except gusting to 80 along the coast late this
morning and this afternoon. Temperature falling to plus 5 this
afternoon.
Tonight..Rain. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Fog patches. Wind northeast 40
km/h gusting to 70 except gusting to 80 along the coast. Low plus 3.
Sunday..Rain ending in the morning then cloudy with 60 percent chance
of showers. Amount 2 to 4 mm. Fog patches dissipating in the morning.
Wind north 40 km/h gusting to 70. High 8.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:

Temps: high: 15.5° low: 6.3°   Precip: 0 mm

Friday, May 9, 2008

Clear...For Now

This morning's visual

Yesterday consisted of rain and fog....all day and into the evening.Temps were around 10° for the duration.
All is clear here this morning and a little cooler.We are expecting a sunny and warm day and then,look out for tomorrow,torrential rains are on the way.
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 9°C
Wind: calm
Sky: clear
Precip: none

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:

Temperature: 7.8°C
Pressure / Tendency: 100.4 kPa rising
Humidity: 91 %
Dewpoint: 6.3°C
Wind: NW 12 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:

Today..Sunny with cloudy periods. Fog patches dissipating this
morning. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High 12
except 16 inland. UV index 7 or high.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. Rain beginning overnight. Wind
becoming northeast 20 km/h overnight. Low 6.
Saturday..Periods of rain. Amount 20 to 30 mm. Fog patches developing
late in the morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h increasing to 40 gusting
to 60 except gusting to 80 along the coast late in the day. High 10.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:

Temps: high: 10.7° low: 7.0°   Precip: 2.1 mm

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Greening Up

This morning's visual

It was nice and warm here yesterday with a few afternoon showers.It cleared later and the day was capped off with a perfect evening for a couple of kms bike ride.
The overnight temps stayed above 10° and it was clear.
Last evening's crescent moon

Clouds moved into the area through the overnight and it is completely overcast here this morning and threatening to rain.Some showers are expected and then back to sun for tomorrow.
Unfortunately,the weekend weather is not looking too good at this point.
- ©Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 12°C
Wind: calm
Sky: overcast
Precip: none
Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:
Temperature: 8.1°C
Pressure / Tendency: 100.8 kPa falling
Humidity: 79 %
Dewpoint: 4.7°C
Wind: SW 9 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:
Today..Becoming cloudy. Showers beginning this afternoon. Amount 2
mm. Fog patches developing late this afternoon. Wind becoming south
20 km/h near noon. High 14 except 8 along the coast. UV index 4 or
moderate.
Tonight..Showers ending this evening then cloudy with 40 percent
chance of showers. Clearing overnight. Fog patches dissipating
overnight. Low 7.
Friday..Sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the
morning. High 15.
Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:
Temps: high: 11.2° low: 7.3° Precip: 0.6 mm

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Foggy Now...Clearing Later

This morning's visual


We had a nice day here yesterday until the early evening when the fog came ashore.The temp dropped from the low 20s to about 10° my 7PM.The fog remained with us for the night and is now beginning to lift.Today is expected to me another day of 20° weather with sun,maybe a shower this afternoon.Showers are also possible for tomorrow. Last evening on the shore.

- Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 10°C
Wind: calm
Sky: overcast / fog
Precip: none

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:
Temperature: 8.5°C
Pressure / Tendency: 101.0 kPa falling
Humidity: 100 %
Dewpoint: 8.4°C
Wind: NNE 5 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:
Today..Sunny with cloudy periods. 40 percent chance of showers this
afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 14 except 20
inland. UV index 6 or high.
Tonight..Clear. Low 6.
Thursday..Becoming cloudy. A few showers beginning late in the
morning. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h late in the morning. High
12.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:
Temps: high: 11.6° low: 6.9° Precip: 0 mm

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Getting Better

This morning's visual

Yesterday was a write off.It was cold and damp and drizzly....not nice at all.
Overnight it began to warm up and today is expected to be somewhat better with temps back up to the 20° range.
- Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 10°C
Wind: calm
Sky: overcast
Precip: none

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:

Temperature: 4.8°C
Pressure / Tendency: 101.8 kPa falling
Humidity: 98 %
Dewpoint: 4.4°C
Wind: NE 9 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:

Today..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of drizzle early this morning.
Clearing this afternoon. Fog patches retreating to the coast. High 13
except 20 inland. UV index 5 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. 70 percent chance of drizzle late
this evening and overnight. Fog patches spreading inland. Low plus 5.
Wednesday..Cloudy with sunny periods. 40 percent chance of showers in
the afternoon. Fog patches in the morning. High 13 except 20 inland.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:

Temps: high: 7.7° low: 4.2°   Precip: 2.4 mm

Monday, May 5, 2008

Cloudy

This morning's visual

Yesterday was a nice day until about 5 PM when it started to cloud up and the temps began to drop.The clouds remained through the night,no precip yet,but showers are expected later today and into this evenng.
The rest of the week is looking pretty fair.
- Al C 2008
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Local conditions at publication time:
Observed at Hoptoad Hill (near Liverpool,NS):
Temperature: 6°C
Wind: calm
Sky: overcast
Precip: none

Reported from Environment Canada's local weather station in Western Head:

Temperature: 4.8°C
Pressure / Tendency: 101.8 kPa falling
Humidity: 98 %
Dewpoint: 4.4°C
Wind: NE 9 km/h

The Environment Canada forecast for our area:
Today..Cloudy. Showers beginning early this morning. Amount 5 mm. Fog
patches along the coast. High 8. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Periods of drizzle. Fog patches. Low plus 4.
Tuesday..Periods of drizzle ending in the morning then cloudy with
sunny periods. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 11 except
18 inland.

Yesterday's official data from Environment Canada:
Temps: high: 13.4° low: 0°   Precip: 0 mm

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Short and Sweet

Not doing a big report today......
yesterday turned into a great day here with temps in the 20s and there's another one brewing for today.Think I'll get the 21 speed out and take a ride a little later.
Regular posting to resume tomorrow.