Saturday, April 4, 2009

Yesterday was as forecast...wet and mild.It rained here off and on for most of the day and we had some really heavy downpours through the evening.45.9 mm was measured at the Western Head weather station.
The rain has mostly ended overnight and today may possibly be not too bad.....
The forecast:
Today
A few showers or drizzle ending near noon then a mix of sun and cloud. Fog dissipating near noon. Wind southeast 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming south 20 gusting to 40 this morning. High 8. UV index 4 or moderate.

Tonight
Cloudy. A few showers beginning this evening. Fog patches developing near midnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h. Low plus 3.

Sunday
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h. High 6.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +13°C.
Current conditions:
+7°C
Overcast w/ drizzle
Wind is light SW.

Friday, April 3, 2009

Yesterday was a mild day with hazy sunshine.The evening was mostly cloudy with temps remaing mild.
Overnight some light rain moved into the area.There is more on the way...lots more:
'Rainfall amounts of 25 to 35 millimetres expected within a 12 hour period for tonight or early Saturday.'
Cloudy and damp weather is expected for the next week.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +15°C.
Current conditions:
+5°C
Overcast w/ light rain.
Calm.

The forecast:
Rainfall warning in effect.
Today
Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers this morning and early this afternoon. A few showers beginning this afternoon. Amount 2 mm. Fog patches retreating to the coast this morning. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this afternoon. High 8 except 12 inland. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight
A few showers changing to rain at times heavy this evening. Amount 25 mm. Fog patches spreading inland this evening. Wind southeast 30 km/h increasing to 50 gusting to 80 late this evening. Temperature steady near 7.
Saturday
A few showers or drizzle ending near noon then cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers late in the evening. Fog patches retreating to the coast late in the morning and early in the afternoon. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 9.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Yesterday wasn't too bad here with mild temps in the afternoon.The late afternoon saw a light but cold north wind start to build and some dampness in the air ahead of the rain.The evening was generally cool and mostly overcast.
Overnight,rain moved into the area and it will be with us for a few days.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +11°C.
Current conditions:
+3°C
Overcast w/ light rain
Wind is v. light SW.

The forecast:
Today
A few showers ending this morning then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 6.

Tonight
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers or drizzle. Fog patches developing this evening. Low plus 4.

Friday
Cloudy. 60 percent chance of drizzle early in the morning. Rain beginning in the evening. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches dissipating in the morning and developing in the evening. Wind becoming southeast 40 km/h gusting to 60 in the afternoon. High 11

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Yesterday was mostly cloudy and cool.Temps were in the single digits for the day and there were some brisk winds.The small amount of snow we received from Monday night to Tuesday morning had melted by about 10AM.Other parts of the province were not as lucky with some areas,such as Halifax,receiving around 15cms.
Today is expected to be the last fine day for this week....rain is on the way,lasting into next week.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +6°C.
Currently:
0°C
Clear
Calm.

The forecast:
Today
Clearing early this morning. High plus 2 except 6 inland. UV index 5 or moderate.
Tonight
Increasing cloudiness this evening. Low zero.
Thursday
Cloudy. A few showers beginning in the morning. Fog patches developing late in the day. Wind southwest 20 km/h. High plus 4 except 8 inland.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Yesterday was quite a miserable day here and,instead of improving,it got worse.There was lots of rain and high winds throughout most of the day with temps just above freezing.The high winds and rain ended in the the late day,the temps dropped and a few flurries were in the air in the late evening.Overnight the flurries change to snow and we now have a couple of centimeters on the ground.Fortunately,the snow won't last long with warmer weather on the way.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +3°C.
Currently:
0°C
Overcast w/ drizzle
Wind is moderate NW.

The forecast:
Today
Periods of snow ending this morning then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Wind northeast 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming north 20 gusting to 40 this afternoon. High plus 3.
Tonight
Clearing early this evening. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low minus 4.
Wednesday
Sunny. High plus 5.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Yesterday was a warm day here but a bit damp.We had hazy sunshine for most of the day until rain moved into the area in the late afternoon.The rain became quite heavy in the late night and it's still raining quite hard here this morning.
The following rainfall warning is currently in effect:
Queens County
4:44 AM ADT Monday 30 March 2009
Rainfall warning for
Queens County continued
Additional rainfall amounts of 20 millimetres are forecast over these regions today.
This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.
A low pressure system approaching from the west will track slowly south of Nova Scotia today. Rainfall amounts of over 30 millimetres have fallen over southwestern Nova Scotia. Additional rainfall amounts of up to 20 millimetres are expected today over the southwestern and the remainder of mainland Nova Scotia. A mixed bag of rain snow ice pellets with the risk of freezing rain is forecast over much of the province today and tonight as temperatures hover near the freezing mark. Over northern Nova Scotia 15 to 25 centimetres of snow is forecast for this afternoon and tonight.
In addition Les Suetes winds with easterly gusts to 100 km/h are forecast to continue through the day.

Temps are expected to drop through the day and some snow is possible for tonight and tomorrow.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +11°C.
Currently:
+3°C
Overcast w/ rain
Wind is moderate to brisk NE.

The forecast:
Rainfall warning in effect.
Today
Rain at times heavy changing to a few showers near noon. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind east 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northeast 30 gusting to 50 this morning. High plus 5.
Tonight
A few rain showers changing to periods of snow overnight. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming north 30 gusting to 50 overnight. Low plus 1.
Tuesday
A few flurries or rain showers ending in the morning then clearing. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 4.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

What a day we had yesterday!! It was sunny and very warm for the day and the evening was clear and mild.
The crescent moon in the clear sky.

Today won't be quite as nice,but it is still expected to be sunny and seasonable. There is precip on the way for this evening.

The high on my thermometer yesterday was +16°C.
Currently:
0°C
Clear
Calm.

The forecast for the week has a little bit of everything in it:
Today
Increasing cloudiness this morning. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 6.
Tonight
Cloudy. Rain at times heavy beginning late this evening. Amount 15 mm. Wind becoming east 20 km/h this evening then increasing to 40 gusting to 60 overnight. Low plus 2.
Monday
Rain at times heavy changing to showers near noon. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches. Wind east 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northeast 30 late in the morning. High plus 3.
Tuesday
Flurries and rain showers. Low plus 1. High plus 4.
Wednesday
Sunny. Low minus 4. High 7.
Thursday
A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of rain showers and flurries. Low minus 3. High plus 5.
Friday
Periods of rain. Low plus 1. High 9.
Saturday
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. High 8.