Saturday, June 5, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Increasing cloudiness. Rain beginning near noon.High 12 except 16 inland.

5 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:08:26 AM : 13°C | Cleart | Wind: WSW 10 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 19°C Min: 9°C)

We had a very warm day here yesterday once it cleared with temps reaching the 25°C range along with lots of sunshine through the afternoon and evening.Overnight the temps dropped to near 12°C.Rain is expected later today and is expected to last through the weekend and into next week.At this point,we may not see much sunshine until Wednesday.

 

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

·         Today -- Increasing cloudiness. Rain beginning near noon. Risk of thundershowers late this afternoon. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Fog patches. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this afternoon. High 12 except 16 inland. UV index 5 or moderate.

·         Tonight -- Rain ending this evening then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Amount 2 mm. Fog patches. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h after midnight. Low 10.

·         Sunday -- Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers early in the morning. Rain with thundershowers beginning in the morning. Amount 10 to 20 mm except locally 40 mm in thundershowers. Fog patches. Wind southwest 20 km/h. High 14.

·         Monday -- Periods of rain. Low 10. High 14.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 5,2004: Residents of Victoria-Esquimalt, BC, braced for the annual stench from rotting sea lettuce. When green, sea lettuce resembles small green-coloured hankies floating ashore on the tide. However, once the sun bleaches it and air temperatures rise, it quickly turns into a putrid, stinking, and foul mess. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS): Next visible sighting:
  • Date: Monday, June 07, 2010
  • Time: 04:59 AM
  • Duration: 1 minutes
  • Maximum Elevation: 16°
  • Approach: 15° above SSE
  • Departure: 15° above ESE

 

  • The planet Jupiter, which looks like a brilliant star, stands to the lower right of the Moon at first light tomorrow. From Jupiter, use binoculars to scan a bit toward the Moon for the planet Uranus, which looks like a tiny blue-green star. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: There is a low  possibility of aurora activity tonight.

 

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Friday, June 4, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers this morning. Clearing near noon.

4 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:28:03 AM : 16°C | Overcast | Wind: WSW 12 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 19°C Min: 8°C)

Yesterday was a cool and wet day here with drizzle all day long and temps only making it to 13°C.There was no change through the evening and overnight the temps actually rose a few degrees.It is still overcast here this morning but some clearing is expected and temps will be much warmer than yesterday.Unfortunately it looks like the weekend will be rainy.

 

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

·         Today -- Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers this morning. Clearing near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this morning. High 20. UV index 9 or very high.

·         Tonight -- A few clouds. Fog patches developing near midnight. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 10.

·         Saturday -- Increasing cloudiness. Periods of rain beginning in the afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late in the day. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches in the morning and in the evening. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the afternoon. High 12 except 20 inland.

·         Sunday -- Showers. Low 10. High 16.

 

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 4,1932: A day of muggy heat (28.3°C) spawned an electrical storm with heavy rain in the Chaplin area of Saskatchewan. It flung utility poles across roads, blew down barns, coal sheds, and chicken houses, and overturned wagons. In Chaplin, the Alberta Pacific Elevator Company's oil house was lifted and carried several metres and a building filled with barrels was left in the middle of the road. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS): Next visible sighting:
  • Date: Monday, June 07, 2010
  • Time: 04:59 AM
  • Duration: 1 minutes
  • Maximum Elevation: 16°
  • Approach: 15° above SSE
  • Departure: 15° above ESE

 

  • The planet Saturn poses high in the southwest as darkness falls this month. It looks like a bright golden star. A telescope reveals its best-known feature: its beautiful rings. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: There is a low  possibility of aurora activity tonight.

 

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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Cloudy with 30 percent chance of drizzle this morning.High 12.

3 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 8:06:56 AM : 11°C | Overcast | Wind: SSW 18 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 19°C Min: 8°C)

It was pretty nice here yesterday with afternoon temps in the lower 20Cs.The evening was clear and cool.Overnight some clouds moved into the area and some rain is expected for the next few days.It looks like we won't be seeing the sun again until early next week.Temps will be in the seasonal range.

 

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

·         Today -- Cloudy with 30 percent chance of drizzle this morning and 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Fog patches retreating to the coast this morning. Wind south 20 km/h. High 12. UV index 5 or moderate.

·         Tonight -- Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this evening. Periods of rain beginning late this evening. Risk of thundershowers overnight. Amount 2 to 4 mm. Fog patches spreading inland early this evening. Wind southeast 20 km/h. Low 10.

·         Friday -- Periods of rain ending in the morning then cloudy with sunny periods and 30 percent chance of showers. Risk of thundershowers early in the morning. Amount 2 to 4 mm. Fog patches dissipating late in the morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 in the afternoon. High 20.

·         Saturday -- Cloudy. Low 9. High 17.

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 3,1910: Near Cowansville, QC, an extensive frost killed entire gardens, except for radishes. Even melons and beans covered with sap buckets, dug in around their roots, froze. Locals said potatoes might grow again but would not increase much in size. One farmer swore never to plant anything again until July 1st; another complained that the climate was 10 months winter and 2 months late fall. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS): Next visible sighting:
  • Date: Monday, June 07, 2010
  • Time: 04:59 AM
  • Duration: 1 minutes
  • Maximum Elevation: 16°
  • Approach: 15° above SSE
  • Departure: 15° above ESE

 

  • The giant planets Jupiter and Uranus are in the southeast at dawn. Jupiter looks like a brilliant star. Much-fainter Uranus is just to its upper left. Through binoculars, it looks like a faint blue-green star. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: There is no  possibility of aurora activity tonight.

 

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Cloudy. Clearing near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning.High 20.

2 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:33:48 AM : 12°C | Overcast/Fog | Wind: NW 14 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 19°C Min: 8°C)

Yesterday was quite wet here with some heavy showers along with some periods of thunder and lightning.Temps were cool and barely managed to make it to 13°C.The rain ended in the evening and there was only a slight drop in temperature overnight

Today is expected to be sunny and seasonable and then it's back to clouds and showers for the rest of the week.

 

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

·         Today -- Cloudy. Clearing near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this morning. High 20. UV index 8 or very high.

·         Tonight -- Clear. Increasing cloudiness after midnight. Fog patches overnight. Low 10.

·         Thursday -- Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers late in the day. Fog patches along the coast. High 15.

·         Friday -- Periods of rain. Low 9. High 20.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 2,1920: While every able-bodied man in northern New Brunswick worked night and day fighting wildfires, other residents prayed for rain. Their prayers were answered. A heavy downpour lasting 2 hours aroused the hopes of firefighters in Restigouche County, where fires burned the fiercest. Other parts of the province received enough moisture to bring some of the worst fires under control. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS): Next visible sighting:
  • Date: Monday, June 07, 2010
  • Time: 04:59 AM
  • Duration: 1 minutes
  • Maximum Elevation: 16°
  • Approach: 15° above SSE
  • Departure: 15° above ESE

 

  • The Northern Cross is one of the highlights of the summer evening sky. Look toward the northeast around 10 p.m. for six stars that form a cross that is lying on its side. The brightest star, which stands at the top of the cross, is Deneb. – [Star Date Online]

 

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

 

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Cloudy with sunny periods. Rain beginning near noon. Amount 10 to 20 mm.

1 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:19:29 AM : 11°C | Mostly overcast | Wind: SSW 18 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 19°C Min: 8°C)

It was a pretty good day here yesterday with temps near 20°C and lots of sunshine.The evening was generally clear with temps in the lower double digits and the smoke from the Quebec fires did not make it into our area as expected.Overnight some clouds moved into the area ahead of some much needed rain that is expected to start later and last through the day.

Since today is the 1st day of June,here's some June trivia from the Farmer's Almanac:

June, named for the Roman goddess Juno, patronness of marriage and women, is a month embraced by brides and gardeners, schoolchildren, and strawberry growers.

June offers the most hours of daylight of any month of the year.

 

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

·         Today -- Cloudy with sunny periods. Rain beginning near noon. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Wind south 20 km/h becoming southeast 30 gusting to 50 near noon. High 13 except 18 inland. UV index 6 or high

·         Tonight -- Rain ending after midnight then cloudy. Risk of thundershowers this evening. Amount 20 mm. Fog patches dissipating near midnight. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 20 near midnight. Low 10.

·         Wednesday -- Cloudy with sunny periods. Clearing near noon. High 18.

·         Thursday -- Cloudy. Low 8. High 15.

 

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 1,1901: Soon after a homesteader built a log cabin in Priddis, AB, a whirlwind lifted its roof and top row of logs and set them down on the ground. When the man and his brother woke up, they could see the stars and got up to see what happened. The possible tornado also destroyed a curling rink and a granary. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS): Next visible sighting:
  • Date: Monday, June 07, 2010
  • Time: 04:59 AM
  • Duration: 1 minutes
  • Maximum Elevation: 16°
  • Approach: 15° above SSE
  • Departure: 15° above ESE

 

  • The stars that mark the heads of Hercules and Ophiuchus stand close together in the east this evening. Each bears an Arabic name that means "the head." In Hercules, it's Ras Algethi (head of the kneeler); in Ophiuchus, Ras Alhague (head of the serpent charmer).– [Star Date Online]

 

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

 

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Monday, May 31, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 18.

31 May 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:56:51 AM : 11°C | Clear | Wind: NW 19 gust 28 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 18°C Min: 8°C)

Yesterday started out a little damp but all was clear by noon and the afternoon was a pleasant 23°C and sunny.Some showers moved back into the area in the early evening lasting for a few hours.

It's a little cool here this morning and quite breezy but today is expected to be sunny and warm.Thundershowers are expected tomorrow and then it's back to sunny and warm weather for the mid week.

 

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

Today -- Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 18. UV index 7 or high.

 Tonight -- Clear. Becoming cloudy periods overnight. Low 7.

 Tuesday -- Increasing cloudiness. Periods of rain beginning near noon. Risk of thundershowers in the evening. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches developing late in the day. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning. High 14.

 Wednesday -- A mix of sun and cloud. Low 8. High 21.

Today's Weather Trivia:

May 31,1920: Wildfires raged in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Quebec. 12,000 acres of forest in and near Cumberland, NS, became a desert of charred timber. High winds fanned a major fire in Restigouche, NB, into a huge blaze that destroyed the town of St. Quentin. Heavy rain in northern New Brunswick ended the wildfire menace. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS): Next visible sighting:
  • Date: Monday, June 07, 2010
  • Time: 04:59 AM
  • Duration: 1 minutes
  • Maximum Elevation: 16°
  • Approach: 15° above SSE
  • Departure: 15° above ESE

 

  • The dazzling planet Jupiter rises in the wee hours of the morning and is well up in the eastern sky at first light. Use binoculars to scan just to the left of Jupiter for the planet Uranus. It looks like a tiny blue-green star.– [Star Date Online]

 

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

 

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Sunday, May 30, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - A few showers ending late this morning then clearing. High 16 except 20 inland.

30 May 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 9:13:18 AM : 14°C | Overcast | Wind: SW 9 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 18°C Min: 8°C)

We had a really warm day here yesterday with lots of sunshine and temps hitting 25°C.The evening was also mild and temps only dropped to 13C through the overnight hours.Some rain moved into the area early this morning but clearing is expected later.Back to sunshine tomorrow but more badly needed rain is forecast for later in the week.

 

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

  • Today -- A few showers ending late this morning then clearing. Fog patches dissipating late this morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming northwest 20 this afternoon. High 16 except 20 inland. UV index 5 or moderate.
  • Tonight -- Clear Wind northwest 20 km/h. Low 9.
  • Monday -- Sunny Wind north 20 km/h becoming light in the afternoon. High 16.
  • Tuesday -- Periods of rain. Low 7. High 15.

Today's Weather Trivia:

May 30,1923: A ferocious miniature cyclone smashed windows in a Calgary, AB, schoolroom, scattering myriad pieces of fine glass that painfully injured 2 students. Students had remained motionless, watching as the window panes bent before breaking. The cyclone lifted for 2 blocks before striking a swimming pool under construction, ripping up heavy planks and tossing them high in the air. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • ISS:  Next visible sighting:
  • Date: Monday, June 07, 2010
  • Time: 04:59 AM
  • Duration: 1 minutes
  • Maximum Elevation: 16°
  • Approach: 15° above SSE
  • Departure: 15° above ESE

 

 

  • 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)

 

  • As darkness falls, look about a third of the way up the western sky for Pollux and Castor, the stars that represent the twins of Gemini. They are especially easy to spot right now because they stand above Venus, the "evening star."– [Star Date Online]

 

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

 

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