Saturday, May 29, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny with cloudy periods. High 20. UV index 7 or high.

29 May 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:30:07 AM : 10°C | Clear | Wind: WNW 20 gust 30 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 18°C Min: 7°C)

Yesterday was the best day we had here for a couple of days.It wasn't overly hot with temps only at 18°C but the wind was not carrying a chill with it like it had been.The evening was clear and calm with temps in the lower teens and temps were near 10° through the overnight hours.

Today is forecast to be fairly warm and sunny here along the coast.Cooler weather with some showers is expected tomorrow.

 

The 3 day forecast for our area issued by Environment Canada :

  • Today -- Sunny with cloudy periods. High 20. UV index 7 or high.
  • Tonight -- A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness after midnight. Low 10.
  • Sunday -- Cloudy. A few showers beginning early in the morning and ending in the afternoon. Clearing in the evening. Amount 2 to 4 mm. High 16.
  • Monday -- Sunny Low 9. High 20.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

May 29,1835: Terrific winds lifted the roof off a Bathurst, NB, farmhouse and blew the barn into an adjoining lot. One of the farmer's children took shelter under a tree. His mother called him to leave the spot, which he scarcely had done when winds felled the tree. In another incident, the Bathurst Courier reported a tree struck by lightning was "shivered to atoms." – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS(visible): No visible sightings for the next while because the ISS is passing over our area during daylight hours.
  • X-37B The X-37B is an unmanned space plane, similar to the space shuttle, launched from Cape Canaveral on April 22, 2010, on a secret mission for the US Air Force. :

May 28 --    10:42:00 pm      WSW   10:45:07pm       34°       3.5 (dim)

May 29 --    09:50:12 pm      WSW   09:53:12pm       29°       3.8 (dim)

May 30 --    10:35:12 pm      WSW   10:38:26pm       41°       3.0 (visible)

 

  • The large but faint constellation Ophiuchus is visible in the early evening hours in late spring and early summer. Ophiuchus is the serpent bearer, and its brightest star is Rasalhague, which is Arabic for "head of the snake charmer." – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: There's a very good possibility of aurora activity tonight.

 

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Friday, May 28, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - A mix of sun and cloud. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming north 30 gusting to 50 this morning. High 13.

28 May 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:35:53 AM : 10°C | Clear | Wind: NW 21 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 18°C Min: 7°C)

Yesterday was another cool and windy day here with the afternoon high temp only near 16°C.The wind was quite strong for most of the day but finally died out after sunset.The evening was cool with cloudy periods and the overnight low was near 9°C.

Today is not expected to be much different than yesterday.On the upside,the warmer weather is still forecast to return tomorrow.

The official start of 'hurricane season' is in next Tuesday and this year is expected to be quite active.More info can be found here.

 

The 3 day forecast for our area issued by Environment Canada :

·         Today -- A mix of sun and cloud Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming north 30 gusting to 50 this morning. High 13. UV index 7 or high.

·         Tonight -- A few clouds. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 7.

·         Saturday -- Sunny. High 22.

·         Sunday -- Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 11. High 22.

 

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

May 28,1872: The New York Times published details of a series of catastrophes that struck the sealing fleet on the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. It reported that over 40 vessels, including 4 steamships, were dashed to pieces amid huge icebergs during a terrific hurricane and 4,000 seal hunters had died. Later reports had the crews from 12 downed vessels all saved, except for 60 men. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS(visible): No visible sightings for the next while because the ISS is passing over our area during daylight hours.
  • X-37B The X-37B is a unmanned space plane, similar to the space shuttle, launched from Cape Canaveral on April 22, 2010, on a secret mission for the US Air Force. :

May 28 --    10:42:00 pm      WSW   10:45:07pm       34°       3.5 (dim)

May 29 --    09:50:12 pm      WSW   09:53:12pm       29°       3.8 (dim)

May 30 --    10:35:12 pm      WSW   10:38:26pm       41°       3.0 (visible)

 

  • Bootes, the herdsman, is high in the sky at nightfall. It looks like a faint kite, with bright yellow-orange Arcturus at the tail. The top of the kite is Beta Bootis, far to the left of Arcturus. Two decades ago, it produced one of the most powerful explosions ever detected from a "normal" star. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: Be alert for auroras tonight. A coronal mass ejection (CME) is heading for Earth and it could spark geomagnetic storms when it arrives on May 27th or 28th.

 

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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny this morning.30 percent chance of showers this afternoon.High 13.

27 May 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:05:43 AM : 9°C | Clear | Wind: WNW 15 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 18°C Min: 7°C)

            Yesterday was another cool day here along the coast with temps only near 17°C along with a brisk northerly wind.The warmest part of the day here was actually in the early morning but temps dropped a few degrees as the sky cleared in the mid morning.Inland areas did see temps in the mid 20Cs for most of the day.

            We will be staying with this cooler weather for the next couple of days but should see warmer air move in over the weekend.

 

The 3 day forecast for our area issued by Environment Canada :

·         Today -- Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 13. UV index 8 or very high.

·         Tonight -- Cloudy periods. 40 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind north 20 km/h. Low 7.

·         Friday -- A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers early in the morning. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light in the evening. High 13.

·         Saturday -- A mix of sun and cloud. Low 9. High 21.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

May 27,2005: Constant high winds and record rains caused the lobster season between Digby and Halifax, NS, to be extended by a week. Yarmouth and Halifax set new May rainfall records of over 300 mm. In high winds, traps often bump along the sea bottom. In turbulent waters, lobsters stay put in rock crevices, munching on vegetation blown their way by gust-driven currents, until the water clears. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS(visible): No visible sightings for the next while because the ISS is passing over our area during daylight hours.
  • X-37B The X-37B is a unmanned space plane, similar to the space shuttle, launched from Cape Canaveral on April 22, 2010, on a secret mission for the US Air Force. :

May 28 --    10:42:00 pm      WSW   10:45:07pm       34°       3.5 (dim)

May 29 --    09:50:12 pm      WSW   09:53:12pm       29°       3.8 (dim)

May 30 --    10:35:12 pm      WSW   10:38:26pm       41°       3.0 (visible)

 

  • The constellation Bootes is in the east at nightfall. Its brightest star is brilliant yellow-orange Arcturus. To the left of Arcturus is fainter Izar. A telescope reveals that Izar is really two stars, one of which is orange, the other blue-white. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras tonight. A coronal mass ejection (CME) is heading for Earth and it could spark geomagnetic storms when it arrives on May 27th or 28th.

 

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of showers or drizzle early this morning and late this afternoon.

26 May 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 8:16:44 AM : 18.7°C | Mostly Overcast | Wind: NNW 10 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 18°C Min: 7°C)

            The best way to recap yesterday's weather is by saying what didn't happen.It didn't get very warm here with temps barely making it to 20°C,it didn't rain and there were no thunderstorms.

Overnight the temps begin to rise,it's warm and humid here this morning and the wind is beginning to pick up.Some showers are possible for later today or this evening.Cooler air is forecast to be with us starting tomorrow but warming back up by the weekend.

 

The 3 day forecast for our area issued by Environment Canada :

·         Today -- A mix of sun and cloud 60 percent chance of showers or drizzle early this morning and late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High 21. UV index 8 or very high.

·         Tonight -- Cloudy periods with 60 percent chance of showers this evening then clear. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low 6.

·         Thursday -- Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming north 30 gusting to 50 in the afternoon. High 13.

·         Friday -- A mix of sun and cloud. Low 6. High 13.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

May 26,1917: Lightning struck the Dominion Government Observatory on the summit of Sulphur Mountain, at Banff, AB, wrecking almost the entire building. The bolt cracked the observatory's massive stone walls and destroyed its automatic weather-recording instruments. The force was so great that rocks were pulverized and a 10-m-long and 1-m-deep trench was left in the mountain. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS(visible): No visible sightings for the next while because the ISS is passing over our area during daylight hours.
  • X-37B :

May 28 --    10:42:00 pm      WSW   10:45:07pm       34°       3.5 (dim)

May 29 --    09:50:12 pm      WSW   09:53:12pm       29°       3.8 (dim)

May 30 --    10:35:12 pm      WSW   10:38:26pm       41°       3.0 (visible)

 

  • Bootes, the herdsman, is a faint constellation. But it does have one brilliant light: Arcturus, the third-brightest star that's visible from most of the United States. It is high in the southeast at nightfall, and shines yellow-orange. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA (Northern Lights) WATCH: Very low possibility of auroral activity tonight.

 

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 18 except 28 inland.

25 May 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 8:41:58 AM : 16.2°C | Clear | Wind: NW 7 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 17°C Min: 7°C)

            Yesterday was an extremely hot day here with temps hitting the 28°C mark along with relatively high humidity levels.Those are temps we don’t normally see until mid summer.Thankfully there was a nice breeze for most of the day.Temps remained mild through the evening and overnight with the low at 16C.

            Today will be another hot day but an approaching cold front will lower temps overnight and possibly trigger some thunderstorms.Tomorrow should be a little cooler and then it’s back to more seasonal values for the latter part of the week.There is no significant rain expected.

 

The 3 day forecast for our area issued by Environment Canada :

·         Today -- Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 18 except 28 inland. UV index 8 or very high.

·         Tonight -- Increasing cloudiness then showers beginning late this evening and ending overnight. Clearing. Risk of thundershowers late this evening and after midnight. Amount 2 mm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 20 overnight. Low 13.

·         Wednesday -- Sunny. Cloudy periods late in the day with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light in the afternoon. High 23.

·         Thursday -- A mix of sun and cloud. Low 6. High 11.

Today’s Weather Trivia:

May 25,1840: Forest fires threatened the shipyards at Cardigan, PE, by igniting newly built spars. Fire wholly consumed several houses and barns at Murray Harbour and destroyed a number of bridges between Murray Harbour and Vernon River, but spared the mills. Fences and buildings, including dozens of outhouses, burnt. Fortunately, rain later extinguished the fires. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS(visible): No visible sightings for the next while because the ISS is passing over our area during daylight hours.
  • X-37B :

May 28 --    10:42:00 pm      WSW   10:45:07pm       34°       3.5 (dim)

May 29 --    09:50:12 pm      WSW   09:53:12pm       29°       3.8 (dim)

May 30 --    10:35:12 pm      WSW   10:38:26pm       41°       3.0 (visible)

  • The brightest stars of the constellation Ursa Major, the great bear, form a pattern known in the United States as the Big Dipper. Other parts of the world, however, see the pattern as a plow. The plowman is the next constellation over, Bootes. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA (Northern Lights) WATCH: Very low possibility of auroral activity tonight.

 

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Monday, May 24, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny with cloudy periods.High 26. UV index 7 or high.

24 May 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:34:21 AM : 17.7°C | Mostly clear | Wind: WSW 8 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 17°C Min: 7°C)

            It was quite nice here yesterday with afternoon temps reaching to 23°C along with a light breeze and lots of sunshine.The evening was clear and mild and temps did not drop much overnight.

Today is going to be a scorcher here….temps were already near 18°C at 7AM.A few showers are possible tomorrow and temps will remain warmer than seasonal norms for the next couple of days.

 

The 3 day forecast for our area issued by Environment Canada :

·         Today -- Sunny with cloudy periods. Fog patches along parts of the coast early this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this afternoon. High 26. UV index 7 or high.

·         Tonight -- A few clouds. Fog patches along the coast this evening and after midnight. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 12.

·         Tuesday -- A mix of sun and cloud. A few showers beginning late in the evening. Fog patches along the coast in the evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h in the evening. High 15 except 20 inland.

·         Wednesday -- A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 7.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

May 24,2006: Lightning penetrated 3 points of the metal roof of a provincial government building in Red Lake, ON, which housed forest-fire officials. It ignited the wooden rafters before engulfing the entire roof. No one was harmed. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS(visible): No visible sightings for the next while because the ISS is passing over our area during daylight hours.
  • Spica, the brightest star of the constellation Virgo, huddles close to the Moon tonight. It is above the Moon as night falls. There are no other bright stars or planets around it, so Spica is easy to pick out. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA (Northern Lights) WATCH: Very low possibility of auroral activity tonight.

 

 

 

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 17 except 22 inland.

23 May 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:51:18 AM : 14.5°C | Overcast | Wind: SW 13 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 17°C Min: 6°C)

            Although we had temps near 20°C yesterday it felt cooler here due to the sea breeze which was quite gusty by times.Temps dropped to near 10C in the evening but began to warm back up overnight as some cloud cover moved into the area.

            Very warm air is currently moving into the area and we may see temps near 30C over the next couple of days regardless of the forecast.The temp is rising rapidly here this morning and has gone up ½ a degree in the last 30 minutes.

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The 3 day forecast for our area issued by Environment Canada :

·         Today -- Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 17 except 22 inland. UV index 8 or very high.

·         Tonight -- Cloudy periods. Becoming cloudy after midnight. Fog patches along the coast overnight. Low 9.

·         Monday -- Clearing in the morning. Fog patches along the coast early in the morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h in the afternoon. High 19 except 25 inland.

·         Tuesday -- Cloudy. Low 13. High 25.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

May 23,1893: Two young sisters died in Ottawa, ON, when powerful winds blew away the cupola on their school. The winds took out trees, fences, flagpoles, and telephone wires and caused extensive property damage across the city. The storm also featured a terrific display of lightning. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS(visible): No visible sightings for the next while because the ISS is passing over our area during daylight hours.
  • The planet Mercury just peeks into view in the east a little before sunrise the next few days. But it is quite low in the sky, so it is hard to see. You need to be in the southern half of the country to have a realistic chance of spotting it. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA (Northern Lights) WATCH: Very low possibility of auroral activity tonight.


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