Saturday, March 21, 2009

Yesterday wasn't too bad here on the south shore.We had clear skies in the afternoon and a cloudless evening.It was another good night for viewing the ISS on it's pass at 8:30PM:The ISS and Discovery over Nova Scotia...more of my images are available on http://photobucket.com/ns_sky or


The sky remained clear overnight but temps dropped to below freezing.It's a bit chilly here this morning but expected to warm up a little throughout the day.Some precip on the way for tomorrow and then the 's' word has been mentioned for Monday.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +6°C.
Currently:
-5°C
Clear
Calm.

The forecast:
Today
Sunny. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming northwest 20 this afternoon. High plus 4. UV index 3 or moderate.

Tonight
Clear. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 7.

Sunday
Increasing cloudiness. A few rain showers or flurries beginning in the afternoon changing to a few flurries late in the day. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light in the evening. High plus 4.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Yesterday was a gray and drizzly day with the temps in the middle single + digits.There was no change overnight other than a drop in the temperature to a degree or two above 0.
We are expecting some sun later today and it has already started to clear.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +6°C.
Currently:
+1°C
Clearing
Wind is light NE.

The forecast:
Today
Cloudy with sunny periods. Clearing early this afternoon. Wind north 20 km/h becoming northeast 20 this morning. High plus 2. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight
Clear. Becoming cloudy periods near midnight. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 6.
Saturday
Sunny. Wind north 20 km/h. High plus 4.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Yesterday was another fairly mild day here after a frosty start.Temps reached the low double digits in the afternoon but the Westerly breeze made it feel a little cooler.
Clouds began moving into the area in the late afternoon.The evening was mild and overcast with temps staying above freezing overnight.
Windy conditions with showers are expected today.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +10°C.
Currently:
+4°C
Overcast w/ occasional light showers
Wind is light SW.

The forecast:
Today
Showers and periods of drizzle ending this morning then cloudy. A few showers beginning late this afternoon. Amount 5 mm. Fog patches. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming west 20 near noon. High 10. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight
A few showers ending overnight then cloudy. Fog patches dissipating this evening. Wind west 20 km/h becoming north 20 gusting to 40 near midnight. Low minus 2.
Friday
Cloudy with sunny periods. Clearing in the afternoon. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 1.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Yesterday was another sunny and dry day here.Temps were a little cool but still above freezing.
The evening temps dropped to a few degrees below freezing but the sky remained generally clear.Today is expected to be another sunny and warm day...showers on the way for tomorrow.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +6°C.
Currently:
-1°C
Clear
Calm.

The forecast:
Today
Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this morning. High plus 5. UV index 4 or moderate.
Tonight
Increasing cloudiness. A few showers beginning overnight. Amount 2 mm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low plus 1.
Thursday
Showers ending in the afternoon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 6.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Yesterday was another beautiful day here,a little cooler than Sunday,but still fairly warm and completely dry.The evening was clear,calm and a few degrees above freezing.It was perfect for viewing the ISS and the shuttle as they passed over about 30 minutes apart....

ISS:

Discovery:

Both photos were taken using a 15sec exposure time.Remember to click the photo to see the larger and more detailed image.

Overnight the temps dropped to below freezing but are expected to recover nicely today.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +14°C.
Currently:
-7°C
Clear
Calm.

The forecast:
Today
Sunny. High zero except plus 4 inland. UV index 4 or moderate.
Tonight
Clear. Low minus 5.
Wednesday
Sunny. Increasing cloudiness in the evening. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 2 except 6 inland.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Yesterday was absolutely beautiful here with warm temps,little wind and clear skies.It was a great evening for sky viewing with temps above freezing and I was able to see the ISS and also the space shuttle launch.It was an amazing sight,to say the least.I didn't get any pics of that but check out these(click them for full screen):
The Big Dipper over my roof


The southwestern sky

This morning it is a bit cool but expected to warm up.The week is looking pretty good up until Thursday when a small disturbance moves in for a day or so.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +20°C
Currently(8AM):
-4°C
Clear
Calm.

The forecast:
Today
Sunny. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light near noon. High zero. UV index 4 or moderate.
Tonight
Clear. Low minus 9.
Tuesday
Sunny. High plus 1 except plus 5 inland.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Yesterday was a beautiful Spring-like day here on the South Shore.Temps reached into the teens and there was lots of sun.The March winds were a bit brisk but not unbearable.
The evening sky was cloudless and the temp dropped to just a few degrees below freezing.
Today should be a similar day and the warm weather is expected to remain with us through the week with no chance of a little precip until Thursday or Friday.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +16°C.
Currently(8AM):
-3°C
Clear
Calm.

The forcast:
Today
Sunny with cloudy periods. High 9 with temperature falling to 6 this afternoon. UV index 4 or moderate.
Tonight
Cloudy periods. 40 percent chance of flurries overnight. Wind becoming north 20 km/h overnight. Low minus 5.
Monday
Clearing early in the morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming northwest 20 in the afternoon. High plus 2.
Tuesday
Sunny. Low minus 9. High plus 4.
Wednesday
A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 4. High plus 4.
Thursday
Periods of rain mixed with snow. Low zero. High plus 3.
Friday
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain showers and flurries. Low zero. High plus 4.
Saturday
A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 3. High zero.