Saturday, January 24, 2009

Yesterday was mostly gray and cool here with temps below freezing for the day.A warm up began in the evening with temps reaching 0°C by midnight and continuing to rise overnight.Temps are to remain mild with a few showers until this afternoon and then a cold front will be moving in and staying for a few days.Highs are expected to be only around -10°C until Wednesday.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was 0°C.
Currently(7:30AM):
+4°C
Overcast
Wind is light SW.

The forecast:
Today
Day: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers this morning. Clearing near noon. Wind south 20 km/h becoming southwest 30 gusting to 50 this morning then becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 this afternoon. High plus 5 with temperature falling to minus 3 this afternoon.
Night: Cloudy periods. 30 percent chance of flurries late this evening and overnight. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 20 late this evening. Low minus 13.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Yesterday was another good January day with decent temps,a fair amount of sun and a few passing flurries.The overnight was mostly clear with temps staying in the normal range.
A few flurries are possible again today and then a warm up is on the way with rain for tomorrow.Unfortunately,the bottom is going to fall out of the thermometer on Sunday and a few cold days are on the way.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +2°C.
Currently(7:30AM):
-7°C
Clear
Calm.

The forecast:
Today
Day: Sunny with cloudy periods. Increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this morning. Temperature steady near minus 4.
Night: Cloudy. Flurries beginning this evening changing to a few rain showers overnight. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this evening. Temperature rising to plus 5 by morning.
 
Saturday
A few rain showers ending early in the morning then cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers early in the afternoon and of flurries late in the day. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 in the afternoon. Temperature falling to zero in the afternoon.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Yesterday was a quiet weather day with temps reaching above 0 and no precip.Overnight temps dropped to the low single digits on the minus side of 0.
Today is expected to be similar to yesterday,colder tomorrow, and a little stormy on Saturday.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +2°C.
Currently(7:30AM):
-8°C
Clear
Calm.

The forecast:
Today
Day: Cloudy with sunny periods and 70 percent chance of flurries. Wind southwest 20 km/h increasing to 40 gusting to 60 early this afternoon. High zero.
Night: Cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Clearing this evening. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 near midnight. Low minus 10.
 
Friday
Sunny. Increasing cloudiness late in the day with 60 percent chance of flurries late in the evening. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming north 20 in the morning then becoming southeast 20 late in the day. High minus 5.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Yesterday was mild with above 'normal for this time of the year' temps in the afternoon.The evening temps were in the normal range and there wasn't any precip.
A few flurries are possible today and there's no stormy weather expected until the weekend.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +5°C.
Currently(8AM):
-5°C
Overcast
Calm.

The forecast:
Today
Day: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High minus 2.
Night: Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this evening. Low minus 4 except minus 9 inland.
Thursday
Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of flurries in the afternoon and evening. Wind west 20 km/h becoming southwest 30 gusting to 50 late in the morning. High zero.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009


Yesterday was quite mild in this area with Spring-like temps and lots of melting.The ground is now almost completely bare in my backyard and the ice that was on the travelled areas is gone.
The overnight temps were only down to a couple of degrees below freezing.
Temps are expected to be near the freezing point for the rest of the week with a few flurries a possibility.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +8°C.
Currently(8AM):
-2°C
Clear
Calm.

The forecast:
Today
Day: A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 2.
Night: Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries overnight. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h overnight. Low minus 11.
Wednesday
Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early in the morning. Clearing in the morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. High minus 6.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Icey

Yesterday was quite stormy with a couple of cms of snow that changed to rain in the evening once temps rose to above freezing.The rain persisted through the night with temps staying mild and that snow has washed away along with some that was left from a previous storm.
Our roads are clear this morning but there are reports of numerous accidents and very slippery conditions to the east.All schools are closed along with some businesses.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +3C.
Currently(8AM):
+5C
Overcast with rain
Wind is brisk SE.

The forecast:
Today
Day: Rain at times heavy and fog ending near noon then cloudy. Amount 20 mm. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming west 20 gusting to 40 near noon. High 6 with temperature falling to plus 2 this afternoon.
Night: Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind west 20 km/h. Low minus 3.
Tuesday
Cloudy with sunny periods. 40 percent chance of flurries in the evening. Wind north 20 km/h. High minus 1.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Snow and Ice

Yesterday wasn't too bad here with sunshine and temps within the normal range.The evening was clear and cold and overnight a disturbance moved into our area.Some snow is currently falling with more on the way,rising temps and then ice pellets changing to rain tonight and tomorrow.
It's not going to be too nice here today but at least the cold wave is over.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was -5°C.
Currently(8AM):
-8°C
Overcast w/ light snow
Wind is light NE.

The forecast:
Today
Day: Flurries. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Local blowing snow late this afternoon. Wind east 20 km/h gusting to 40 increasing to 50 gusting to 70 this afternoon. High zero.
Night: Snow at times heavy mixed with ice pellets changing to rain this evening. Snow and ice pellet amount 2 to 4 cm except 5 cm inland. Rainfall amount 5 to 10 mm. Local blowing snow early this evening. Fog overnight. Wind east 50 km/h gusting to 70 becoming light overnight. Temperature rising to plus 5 by morning.
Monday
Rain ending in the afternoon then cloudy. Fog dissipating in the afternoon. Wind becoming north 20 km/h in the afternoon. Temperature falling to plus 2 in the afternoon.