Saturday, April 25, 2009

The weatherman missed the forecast high temp by about 10° yesterday.It was sunny and very warm for the day and into the evening.Cool and clear overnight and today looks like it will be a repeat performance.

The forecast:
Today
Sunny. Wind becoming south 20 km/h near noon. High 10 except 18 inland. UV index 6 or high.
Tonight
Clear. Becoming cloudy periods this evening. Fog patches along the coast overnight. Wind south 20 km/h. Low 7.
Sunday
Sunny with cloudy periods. Becoming cloudy in the afternoon with 40 percent chance of showers late in the day. Fog patches along the coast in the morning. Wind becoming northeast 30 km/h in the afternoon. High 15.
The high on my thermometer yesterday was +17°C.
Current conditions at my location:
+5°C
Clear
Calm.

Friday, April 24, 2009

We had a fair bit of sun here yesterday with seasonable temps....a good day for drying up some of the rain that fell on Wednesday.The evening was cool and mostly clear.
Temps fell to +5°C in the evening and held there for the night.
This morning it is beginning to warm up and a sunny and seasonable day is expected.The warmer air to our southwest will begin to work it's way into our area tomorrow and very warm weather,for this time of the year,is expected over the weekend and into next week.

The forecast:
Today
Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind west 20 km/h becoming northwest 30 this morning. High 9. UV index 6 or high.
Tonight
Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low plus 2.
Saturday
Sunny. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h early in the afternoon. High 10 except 18 inland.
The high on my thermometer yesterday was +10°C.
Current conditions at my location:
+8°C
Clear
Wind is brisk W.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Yesterday was very wet here.We had heavy rain for most of the day along with high SE winds.Temps were mild at +10°C for the day and night.26.5mm of rain was measured at the Western Head weather station and a little more than 50mm was measured by a private station approx 10kms east of me.
Overnight the heavy rain ended and it appears to be clearing.A few showers are expected today and then some very warm air will be moving in for the weekend...possibly breaking records.

The forecast:
Today
Showers ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Amount 2 to 4 mm. Fog dissipating this morning. Wind south 30 km/h becoming southwest 50 gusting to 80 this morning. Temperature steady near 8. UV index 4 or moderate.
Tonight
Cloudy periods. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming west 20 this evening. Low plus 4.
Friday
Sunny. Wind west 20 km/h. High 13.
The high on my thermometer yesterday was +10°C.
Current conditions at my location:
+9°C
Overcast
Wind is moderate SW.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Yesterday was pretty wet and cool here.Besides just rain,we had a few periods of sleet mixed in in the morning.The rain was quite heavy in the afternoon.It ended in the late afternoon but conditions remained damp and cool.
Total rainfall yesterday was about 11mm.
The temps have warmed up overnight but this morning it is raining quite hard again and another rainfall warning is in effect:
Queens County
4:52 AM ADT Wednesday 22 April 2009
Rainfall warning for
Queens County continued
Rainfall amounts near 50 millimetres are forecast for the above regions.
A vigorous trough of low pressure will slowly make its way across the Maritimes today and tonight. The rain associated with this trough will be heavy at times along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia. Rainfall amounts of 40 to 50 mm are generally expected from Yarmouth County eastward to Halifax county with some higher amounts of 60 to 70 mm forecast over parts of the south shore.
Les Suetes winds gusting to 100 km/h have developed over the Cape Breton Highlands from Margaree Harbour to Bay St Lawrence. These will continue through today and tonight ending near dawn Thursday.

Warmer and drier weather is on the way for the remainder of the week.

The forecast:
Rainfall warning in effect.
Today
Cloudy. Rain at times heavy beginning early this morning. Amount 20 to 30 mm. Fog. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 10.

Tonight
Rain at times heavy changing to drizzle overnight. Amount 30 mm. Fog. Wind south 30 km/h. Low 6.

Thursday
Drizzle ending in the morning then cloudy with sunny periods and 60 percent chance of showers. Clearing in the evening. Fog dissipating late in the morning. Wind south 30 km/h becoming southwest 40 gusting to 70 late in the morning then diminishing to 20 late in the day. High 10.
The high on my theremometer yesterday was +8°C.
Current conditions:
+9°C
Overcast w/ heavy rain
Wind is brisk SE.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Yesterday was sunny and dry here and fairly warm...except for the wind.There is still a chill in the breeze coming off the ocean.Comms from local fishermen monitored on the marine VHF band have included very low ocean temps for this time of the year.They are still in the 4°C range.
Last evening was clear with normal temps for this time of the year.Clouds moved into the area overnight and the forecast rain is on the way.
The following rainfall warning is currently in effect:
Queens County
4:31 AM ADT Tuesday 21 April 2009
Rainfall warning for
Queens County issued
Rainfall amounts over 50 millimetres are forecast for the above regions.
This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.
A vigorous trough of low pressure will gradually make its way towards the Maritimes today and on Wednesday. Periods of rain are forecast to develop later today and continue into Wednesday. Rain over the southwestern part of Nova Scotia is expected to intensify early Wednesday morning then gradually taper later in the day. Les Suetes winds gusting to 100 km/h are expected tonight and Wednesday from Margaree Harbour to Bay St Lawrence.

The forecast:
Rainfall warning in effect.
Today
Becoming cloudy this morning. Periods of rain beginning late this morning. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 7.
Tonight
Periods of rain. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches. Wind southeast 40 km/h gusting to 60. Temperature rising to 10 by morning.
Wednesday
Rain at times heavy changing to showers in the evening. Amount 40 to 50 mm. Fog patches. Wind south 50 km/h gusting to 70. High 11.
The high on my thermometer yesterday was +14°C.
Current conditions:
+5°C
Partly cloudy
Wind is light SE.


Monday, April 20, 2009

Yesterday was cool and cloudy here with a slight bit of rain in the late afternoon.The evening was dry and temps dropped to the freezing point.
Overnight temps were a couple of degrees below freezing with fog.
We are expecting a sunny day today but temps will remain cool.
Rain on the way for tomorrow.
The forecast:
Today
Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. Fog patches early this morning. High 6 except 11 inland. UV index 5 or moderate.
Tonight
Clear. Increasing cloudiness overnight. Wind becoming south 20 km/h overnight. Low plus 1.
Tuesday
Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning in the morning. Amount 10 mm. Fog patches along the coast in the afternoon and evening. Wind south 20 km/h becoming southeast 40 gusting to 60 in the afternoon. High 8.
The high on my thermometer yesterday was +10°C.
Current conditions:
-2°C
Clear
Calm.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Yesterday was very nice here with warm temps and no precip.The evening was clear and temps dropped to near freezing in the late evening.
Overnight some clouds moved into the area and we are expecting rain today.
The rest of the week is not looking too bad.
The forecast for the week:
Today
Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. High 9. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight
Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers early this evening. Clearing this evening. Low minus 2.
Monday
Sunny. High 10.
Tuesday
A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 3. High 8.
Wednesday
Periods of rain. Low plus 4. High 12.
Thursday
Cloudy. Low plus 5. High 13.
Friday
A mix of sun and cloud. Low plus 3. High 14.
Saturday
Cloudy. Low 6. High 13.
The high on my thermometer yesterday was +14°C.
Current conditions:
+2°C
Overcast
Wind is calm.