20 March 2010
Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:00:28 AM : 5.0°C | Clear | Wind: SSW 14 km/h
(Normals: Max: 4°C Min: -4°C)
Yesterday was another beautiful day here with afternoon temps in the +16°C range and less wind than on Thursday.The evening was clear and cool,perfect weather for viewing the ISS as it glided through the western sky just below the crescent moon a little before 9PM.Temps remained mild throughout the overnight hours.
Today is expected to be sunny and warm once again.Unfortunately,the nice weather will be coming to an end next week with some rain and cooler temps on the way.There was actually a mention of possible flurries on Wednesday but that has been revised to just rain.
The 3 day forecast for our area issued by Environment Canada:
- Today: Sunny. Wind southwest 20 km/h. High 8 except 16 inland. UV index 4 or moderate.
- Tonight: A few clouds. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low plus 1.
- Sunday: Sunny with cloudy periods. High 7 except 11 inland.
- Monday: Cloudy. Low plus 1. High 10.
Today’s Weather Trivia:
20 March 1940: A 2-day storm dumped 15 cm of snow on southern
SKY EVENTS TONIGHT:
ISS: Rising at 7:50PM in the northwest,traveling directly overhead as it moves towards the southeast.
The crescent Moon and the Pleiades star cluster snuggle close together tonight. They are high in the west at nightfall and set after midnight. The Moon is to the left of the small, dipper-shaped Pleiades.