Thursday, December 10, 2009

The Storm That Wasn't

Posted at :12/10/2009 8:04:00 AM
Current weather conditions in Liverpool,NS:
+7°C
Mostly clear
Wind is v. light SW.
We didn’t get very much of a storm here yesterday.We had a couple of cms of snow in the late afternoon and it quickly changed to rain.Temps rose and the snow mostly all melted overnight.The winds that were forecast to be quite strong were not a factor here.A few strong gusts were all we had.
Today is expected to be quite mild with cooler weather expected to return tomorrow.

The 3 day forecast issued by Environment Canada :
• Today
Cloudy with sunny periods. Showers beginning late this morning. Amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind southwest 50 km/h gusting to 80. High 9 with temperature falling to plus 4 this afternoon.

• Tonight
Cloudy periods with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 60. Low minus 2.

• Friday
A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries changing to 60 percent chance of flurries in the morning. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 60. High plus 1.

• Saturday
A mix of sun and cloud. Windy. Low minus 6. High minus 2.

Normals: Max: 3°C Min: -6°C
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Possible ISS sightings:
Tomorrow:
6:19AM rising in the SW,setting at 6:23AM in the NE
Photos (ISS plus)
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-Al C
Visit :http://liverpoolweather.echoz.com
Email: alconrad@lavabit.com

Monday, October 26, 2009

NOTICE

I am in the process of streamlining the blog.Please visit  http://twitwall.com/view/?who=liverpoolwx from now on to read my entries.

 

Thanks,

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

+4°C,clear,wind is light NW

 10/26/2009 7:20 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was like a summer day here once the rain stopped.Temps held at +17C here for the day and reached +20 in some areas.The evening was generally clear and calm with temps in the +10C range.Overnight temps dropped into the single digits and today is expected to be clear and cool.All is looking good for this week with no precip expected until the weekend.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 8. UV index 3 or moderate.

  • Tonight

Clear. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light overnight. Low plus 2.

  • Tuesday

Sunny. Increasing cloudiness in the afternoon. High 8.

 

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Sunday, October 25, 2009

+17°C,overcast,rain,wind is strong S

 10/25/2009 9:01 AM Liverpool,NS

Tropical storm-like conditions here today.

Yesterday was cool and wet here.The morning temps were in the single digits,began to rise in the afternoon and we had lots of rain.The rain continued overnight and the temp continued to rise.It is currently very warm and windy….almost like a tropical storm.The power was off earlier but all has been restored here.

This storm is expected to last through the day,clearing and cooler tomorrow with a decent week on the way.

The 7 day forecast:

  • Today

Periods of rain ending this afternoon then clearing. Amount 10 to 15 mm.

Fog patches dissipating late this morning. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming west 20 late this morning.

Temperature steady near 16.

  • Tonight

Clear. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low plus 5.

  • Monday

Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 9.

  • Tuesday

A mix of sun and cloud. Low plus 1. High 8.

  • Wednesday

A mix of sun and cloud. Low zero. High 8.

  • Thursday

Sunny. Low plus 1. High 9.

  • Friday

Cloudy. Low plus 4. High 12.

  • Saturday

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 8. High 11.

 

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Friday, October 23, 2009

+5°C,overcast,wind is brisk NW

 10/23/2009 7:48 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was mostly overcast and cool here.The afternoon high was only about +8C.Temps actually rose in the evening ahead of an approaching front and we were at +12C by 11PM.The wind also increased and we had some rain overnight.Temps dropped early this morning,the rain stopped but it has remained windy.

Today is expected to be cool and blustery but generally clear.More rain on the way for the weekend.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Wind north 40 km/h gusting to 60 diminishing to 20 late this morning.

High 6. UV index 3 or moderate.

  • Tonight

Cloudy periods. Becoming cloudy overnight. Low plus 2.

  • Saturday

Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning near noon. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Wind becoming east 20 km/h in the morning then

southeast 30 gusting to 50 in the afternoon. High 10.

 

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Thursday, October 22, 2009

+2°C,overcast,calm

 10/22/2009 7:35 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was a nice day here with fairly warm temps and sunshine although it was not as warm as Tuesday.Even though the afternoon high reached the lower double digits,there was a breeze from the North for most of the day.The evening was clear and calm with temps dropping near to the freezing point.

Today we are expecting some showers and then more steady rain tonight.Temps will be varying quite a lot of the next few days until this current system finally leaves the area early next week.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Increasing cloudiness. A few showers beginning near noon. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this afternoon. High 7

  • Tonight

Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning near midnight and ending before morning.

Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches dissipating near midnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming northwest 30 overnight.

Temperature rising to 11 this evening then falling.

  • Friday

Cloudy. Becoming sunny with cloudy periods near noon. Wind north 30 km/h becoming light near noon. High 7.

 

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

+5°C,mostly clear,wind is light NW

10/21/2009 8:13 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was very nice here with lots of sunshine and warm temps.The afternoon high was ~14C.The evening was cool and overcast and we were unable to catch any of the Orionid meteor shower.

Today is expected to be similar to yesterday and then some rain is expected tomorrow.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this morning.

High 11. UV index 3 or moderate.

  • Tonight

Clear. Increasing cloudiness overnight. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low plus 3.

  • Thursday

Cloudy. Showers beginning in the afternoon. Fog patches developing late in the day.

Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h late in the day. High 7.

 

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

+6°C,overcast,wind is light NW

 10/20/2009 7:32 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was cool and gray.Afternoon temps were in the +10C range and it was breezy.There was little change throughout the evening and overnight.

Some showers are possible today,sunny tomorrow and then rain for the rest of the week and through the weekend.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Cloudy. 30 percent chance of drizzle or showers early this morning. Clearing this morning.

Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High 9. UV index 3 or moderate.

  • Tonight
  • Cloudy periods. Low plus 5.
  • Wednesday
  • Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind becoming northwest 30 km/h late in the morning. High 8.

 

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Monday, October 19, 2009

+8°C.,overcast,wind is light N

 10/19/2009 7:45 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was a nice Fall day until the rain began in the late afternoon.Along with the precip there were some gusty winds.The rain ended overnight but there is more expected today.We’re expected to be back to sunny conditions by Tuesday,lasting for a few days.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers or drizzle. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 11.

  • Tonight

Clearing late this evening. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low plus 4.

  • Tuesday

Sunny. Increasing cloudiness in the afternoon. High 12.

 

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Saturday, October 17, 2009

+6°C.overcast,wind is brisk N

10/17/2009 7:52 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was another wet and cold day here.The temps were in the single digits for the day,it was windy and there was quite a lot of rain.Rain is not so bad when others are getting snow,ie Massachusetts and western Canada.Overnight the temps held steady but the rain ended.It is still quite breezy here and we are expecting more rain over the next few days.On the bright side,temps are expected to be not too bad for this time of the year and a warmup is expected next week.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light near noon. High 10.

  • Tonight

Cloudy periods. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Low plus 3.

  • Sunday

Becoming cloudy in the morning. Rain beginning in the afternoon. Amount 5 mm.

Wind becoming northeast 30 km/h in the morning. High 9.

 

Friday, October 16, 2009

+5°C.overcast,light rain,wind is brisk NE

 10/16/2009 8:02 AM Liverpool,NS         

Yesterday was cool,mostly overcast and breezy here yesterday.The afternoon high struggled to make it to +10C.It was very cool in the evening with temps near the freezing mark.

This morning it is very windy with some light showers.We are expecting a fair amount of rain today here on the coast and inland areas may see some wet snow before the change over to rain.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Cloudy. A few wet flurries and rain beginning early this morning changing to periods of rain this morning.

Rainfall amount 10 mm. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 9.

  • Tonight

Periods of rain ending this evening then cloudy. Amount 2 mm. Wind northeast 40 km/h gusting to 60

becoming north 30 gusting to 50 near midnight. Low plus 5.

  • Saturday

Cloudy. Wind north 20 km/h becoming northeast 20 in the afternoon. High 10.

 

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Thursday, October 15, 2009

+3°C,overcast,calm

 10/15/2009 7:54 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday turned out to be fairly nice considering the cool start.We had lots of sunshine and temps reached the lower teens but it was also breezy.It is very cool here this morning and is expected to be similar to yesterday.Warmer tomorrow with rain.

The 2 day forecast:

·       Frost warning in effect.

  • Today

A mix of sun and cloud. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this morning.

High 8. UV index 3 or moderate.

  • Tonight

Cloudy periods. Becoming cloudy overnight. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h overnight.

Low plus 2 except minus 2 in low lying inland areas.

  • Friday

Periods of rain ending in the evening then cloudy. Amount 10 to 15 mm.

Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 50 increasing to 40 gusting to 60 late in the day. High 12.

 

 

  -- Al C

     Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

+2°C,clear,wind is moderate NW

 10/14/2009 8:08 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was a cold and wet day here.The afternoon high was +10C,the low in the evening was +6C.Overnight temps dropped to near the freezing point here and below freezing in inland areas.There’s no real improvement in the temps expected until week’s end.

The 2 day forecast:

·       Frost warning in effect.

  • Today

Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries early this morning then sunny with cloudy periods.

Wind north 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 this afternoon. High 8. UV index 3 or moderate.

  • Tonight
  • A few clouds. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50.
  • Low minus 1 with frost.
  • Thursday
  • Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. High 8.

 

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Al C

 

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

+3°C,mostly overcast,calm

10/13/2009 8:08 AM Liverpool,NS 

 Thanksgiving Day,which was yesterday here in Canada,was a very nice day with temps in the mid teens Celcius ,sunny skies and light Westerly winds.The evening was clear but the temp took a nosedive and overnight temps were near the 0 mark.It is still quite cool here this morning and the word S N O W has been mentioned in some forecasts.We are not expecting anything like what has been happening out West but there is a possibility of a flurry or two in the expected precip.

The 2 day forecast:

·       Frost warning in effect.

  • Today

Increasing cloudiness. Rain beginning near noon. Amount 5 to 10 mm. High 9.

  • Tonight

Rain becoming mixed with snow overnight. Rainfall amount 10 to 15 mm.

Wind east 30 km/h becoming northeast 30 gusting to 50 this evening then north 40 gusting to 60 after midnight. Low plus 3.

  • Wednesday

Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries early in the morning then sunny with cloudy periods.

Wind north 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 in the afternoon. High 9.

 

 

 

Monday, October 12, 2009

+5°C,clear,wind is light NW

 10/12/2009 7:44 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was cool and mostly sunny and it appears we are going to be in for some real Autumn weather over the next few days.The high yesterday was +14C and overnight the temps dropped to the single digits.There’s not much expected in the way of temperature recovery for today and a frost warning has been issued for our area for tonight.

The 2 day forecast:

·       Frost warning in effect.

  • Today

Sunny. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 20 gusting to 40 near noon.

High 9. UV index 4 or moderate.

  • Tonight

Clear. Increasing cloudiness overnight. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening.

Low plus 3 except minus 1 in low lying areas. Frost.

  • Tuesday

Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning near noon. Amount 5 to 10 mm.

Wind becoming northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 in the afternoon. High 7.

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Sunday, October 11, 2009

+4°C,clear,wimd is light SW

 10/11/2009 8:15 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was cool and mostly dry.There was some sun but generally it was overcast.The high was in the low double digits.The evening was clear and cool with frost reported from many inland areas.

Today is expected to be sunny and seasonable.It’s not looking too bad for the upcoming week with a little rain on a couple of days but mostly dry and seasonable.

The forecast for the upcoming week:

  • Today

Sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning then becoming southwest 20 gusting to 40 this afternoon.

High 10. UV index 4 or moderate.

  • Tonight

Cloudy periods with 60 percent chance of showers this evening. Becoming clear overnight.

Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 40 gusting to 60 this evening. Low plus 4.

  • Monday

Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light in the evening. High 11.

  • Tuesday

Periods of rain. Low plus 5. High 9.

  • Wednesday

Sunny. Low zero. High 9.

  • Thursday

A mix of sun and cloud. Low zero. High 8.

  • Friday

Rain. Low plus 3. High 9.

  • Saturday

Cloudy. Low 8. High 12.

 

 

 

 

Saturday, October 10, 2009

+12°C,overcast,light rain

 10/10/2009 6:55 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was a nice Autumn day with temps in the mid teens Celcius.The day was a combination of clear and cloudy periods.Overnight some rain moved into the area and that will be with us for today and tomorrow.Clearing and cool on Thanksgiving Monday.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Periods of rain ending this afternoon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Amount 10 mm.

Fog patches dissipating this afternoon. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 late this afternoon. High 14.

  • Tonight

Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers this evening. Clearing overnight.

Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low plus 2.

  • Sunday

Sunny with cloudy periods. 60 percent chance of showers late in the day. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light in the morning.

Wind becoming southwest 20 gusting to 40 in the afternoon. High 11.

 

Friday, October 9, 2009

+8°C,partly clear,calm

 10/9/2009 7:10 AM Liverpool,NS

Posting early today,I have a full slate to contend with.

Yesterday was a cool and windy day here.The afternoon high was in the low teens Celcius.The wind died out in the evening and the sky was mostly clear.Overnight temps were in the single digits with reports of frost in inland areas.

Today is expected to be seasonable with some sun.Rain is expected tomorrow then clearing and cooler for Sunday and on Canadian Thanksgiving Day (Monday).

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Cloudy with sunny periods. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 14. UV index 3 or moderate.

  • Tonight

Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning before morning. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h before morning. Low 9.

  • Saturday

Periods of rain ending in the evening then clearing. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches in the morning and in the evening.

Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming east 20 late in the morning then northwest 30 gusting to 50 late in the day. High 16.

 

 

 

FYI:Today is International Alan Day. :-) 

 

 

Thursday, October 8, 2009

+10°C,overcast,wind is brisk NW

10/8/2009 7:59 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was a wet and windy day here.The real heavy rain arrived in the evening and was torrential by times.Wind gusts were in the gale force range.The majority of the rain ended overnight but it is still very windy and will remain so for the day.

Some clearing is expected tomorrow and then it’s back to rain again for Saturday.Next week is looking like it will be dryer and seasonable.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Showers ending early this afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers.

Amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind northwest 50 km/h gusting to 80 diminishing to 30 gusting to 50 this afternoon. High 13.

  • Tonight

Cloudy periods. 40 percent chance of showers this evening. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low 7.

  • Friday

A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy in the evening. High 14.

Al C

Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

+8°C,overcast,calm

 10/7/2009 7:06 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was a typical Autumn day with cool temps but mostly sunny.The afternoon high was in the mid teens.Overnight the temps dropped to the upper single digits.Currently it is beginning to cloud over and we are expecting lots of rain and gusty winds today.More rain again tomorrow and then clearing on Friday.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Becoming cloudy this morning. Rain at times heavy beginning early this afternoon. Amount 5 to 10 mm.

Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 15.

  • Tonight

Rain at times heavy changing to showers near midnight. Amount 20 mm. Fog patches.

Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low 10.

  • Thursday

Showers ending in the afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Amount 5 mm.

Wind northwest 40 km/h gusting to 60. High 13.

 

 

Al C

Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

+8°C,clear,calm

10/6/2009 8:10 AM Liverpool,NS

We had a perfect Fall day yesterday with lots of sun and temps in the low 20Cs.The evening was clear and cool with temp dropping into the single digits overnight.

We are expected to have a nice day today and then rain moves in tonight and stays with us until Friday.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming west 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning.

High 16. UV index 3 or moderate.

  • Tonight

Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers this evening. Becoming clear overnight.

Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low 7.

  • Wednesday

Increasing cloudiness. Rain beginning in the afternoon. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Fog patches developing late in the day.

Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h near noon then increasing to 40 gusting to 70 late in the day. High 14.

 

Al C

Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Monday, October 5, 2009

+14°C,light rain,calm

 10/5/2009 7:43 AM Liverpool NS

We had lots of rain yesterday with more to come today.Temps have been very mild and have been holding in the mid teens during the day with little to no change overnight.If the forecast holds we won’t be seeing the sun until Friday this week.

The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Showers ending this morning then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers.

Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 14.

  • Tonight

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h. Low 10.

  • Tuesday

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 14.

 

Al C

Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Sunday, October 4, 2009

+14°C,overcast,light rain,wind is brisk Easterly

 10/4/2009 7:33 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was a perfect Autumn day here with temps in the upper teens,calm winds and lots of sunshine.The evening was mild as clouds began to move in ahead of a disturbance.

We are expecting a fain amount of rain today and tonight along with gusty winds.

A mostly unsettled week is in store for us with not a lot of sunshine in the forecast.

The forecast for the upcoming week:

  • Today

Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers early this morning. Rain beginning near noon.

Amount 5 to 10 mm. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h this morning. High 17.

  • Tonight

Rain at times heavy. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Fog patches developing overnight.

Wind east 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 13.

  • Monday

Cloudy with sunny periods. 60 percent chance of showers in the morning. 40 percent chance of showers in the evening.

Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning then light in the evening. High 16.

  • Tuesday

Cloudy. Low 9. High 13.

  • Wednesday

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 9. High 16.

  • Thursday

Cloudy. Low 7. High 12.

  • Friday

Cloudy. Low 7. High 12.

  • Saturday

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 8. High 12.

 

--Al C

Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster

 

Saturday, October 3, 2009

+5°C,partly clear,calm

 

 10/3/2009 7:31 AM Liverpool,NS

Yesterday was a typical Fall day with cool temps and a few showers in the early afternoon.The afternoon high was in the mid-teens C/Overnight the temps dropped to the lower single digits under the full Harvest Moon.

We are expecting a warm and sunny day today and then some clouds and showers will move into the area tomorrow and last well into next week.

 The 2 day forecast:

  • Today

Sunny with cloudy periods. Fog patches dissipating early this morning.

High 17. UV index 4 or moderate.

  • Tonight

Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of showers overnight.

Periods of rain beginning before morning. Low 11.

  • Sunday

Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Wind east 20 km/h becoming light in the afternoon. High 18.

 

 Al C

Liverpool Weather Cam Webmaster