Saturday, November 29, 2008

Saturday Nov 29 - A Lot Better Than It Was A Week Ago

Things here are a lot better today than they were last Saturday.That was when we awoke to about 20cms of snow.The mild weather over the past week has melted it all away and we are back to bare ground.Our temps are expected to remain on the mild side for a few more days and Monday is forecast to be way above normal.

Yesterday's high on my thermometer was +10°C.
Currently(@ 8AM):
+5°C
Clear
Calm

The forecast:
Today
Day:
A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers this morning. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 6.

Night: Cloudy periods. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light near midnight. Low plus 1.
Sunday
Sunny with cloudy periods. Increasing cloudiness late in the day with showers beginning in the evening. Amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming southeast 20 late in the day. High plus 3.
Monday
Rain. Low minus 1. High 13.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Friday Nov 28 - Very Warm

Yesterday was a really nice day here with a fair amount of sun and warm temps.The early evening remained clear and made for good viewing of Jupiter and Venus.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +14°C.
Currently(8:30 AM):
+6°C
Overcast
Light rain/drizzle
Calm

The forecast:
Today
Day: Cloudy. A few showers beginning this morning and ending late this afternoon. High 6.
Night: Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning this evening and ending overnight. Clearing. Amount 5 mm. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming southwest 20 overnight. Low plus 2.
Saturday
Sunny in the morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers late in the morning and early in the afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h. High 6.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Thursday Nov 27 - All Clear

It was very windy and wet here yesterday.Total rainfall reported from the Western Head weather station was 8.7mm.On the plus side,the snow we received last weekend is all but gone.There are still a few patches left lying about and today's mild weather should take care of them.Temps are expected to remain on the plus side into next week.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +10°C
Currently (@ 8AM):
0°C
Calm
ClearThe forecast:
Today
Day: Periods of drizzle ending early this morning then sunny with cloudy periods. Fog patches dissipating late this morning. High 7.
Night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 1.
Friday
Cloudy with sunny periods. 30 percent chance of rain showers or flurries in the morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h late in the morning. High 7.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Wednesday Nov 26 - 17° Warmer Than Yesterday

It's 17°C warmer here this morning than it was yesterday at this time.There is also lots of rain and wind in store for us today.
Most of the snow deposited here last weekend is gone now and all of it should be gone by tonight.

Yesterday's high on my thermometer was +5°C
Currently(8AM):
Temp: +7°C
Sky: Overcast
Precip: none
Wind: Strong E

The Forecast:
Today
Day: Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning this morning. Amount 15 mm. Fog patches developing this afternoon. Wind east 40 km/h gusting to 70 becoming southeast 20 gusting to 40 late this afternoon. High 10.
Night: Periods of rain ending late this evening then clearing. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches dissipating overnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Wind becoming west 20 overnight. Low zero.

Thursday
A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h. High 8.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Tuesday Nov 25 - The Warm Up Begins

After another cold (-10°C) night the warm up begins today.
Yesterday's high on my thermometer was +2°C.
Currently(8AM):
-4°C
Calm
Mostly overcast

Forecast:
Today
Day: Sunny with cloudy periods. Increasing cloudiness near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming east 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon. High 7.
Night: Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers or drizzle overnight. Wind east 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming southeast 40 gusting to 70 overnight. Temperature steady near 8.
Wednesday
Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers or drizzle in the morning. Periods of rain beginning later in the morning. Amount 10 mm. Fog patches developing early in the afternoon. Wind southeast 40 km/h gusting to 60 diminishing to 20 gusting to 40 in the afternoon then becoming light in the evening. High 10.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Monday Nov 24

Sunny and cold here this morning....the first day of the 2008/09 SW Nova lobster fishing season.
Warmer weather,with rain,is on the way.Hopefully it will make the snow disappear.

Yesterday the high on my thermometer was +1°C.
Currently(8AM):
-8°C
Sky: Clear
Precip: None
Wind: Light W

Forecast:
Today
Day: Sunny with cloudy periods. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High plus 1.
Night: A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness overnight. Low minus 8.
Tuesday
Cloudy with sunny periods. A few showers beginning in the evening. Fog patches in the evening. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning then east 40 gusting to 60 late in the day. High 7.

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Sunday Nov 23 - More Snow Than I Thought

I spent most of yesterday morning shovelling snow.There were drifts in my driveway that were about 20cms deep and the task took about 2 ½ hours.The scene around town looked more like mid-Jan than late Nov.It did warm up in the afternoon and some slight melting was evident.

Yesterday the high on my thermometer was +5°C.
Currently(8AM):
-8°C
Sky: Clear
Precip: None
Wind: Light SW

Forecast:
Today
Day: A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming west 30 gusting to 50 this morning. High minus 1.
Night: Cloudy periods with 60 percent chance of flurries this evening. Clearing overnight. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 5.

Monday
Sunny with cloudy periods. High minus 1.