Saturday, June 19, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny. High 20 except 29 inland. UV index 9.

19 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:32:13 AM : 15°C | Clear | Wind: NNE 10 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 21°C Min: 11°C)

Yesterday was very hot here with temps reaching the lower 30°Cs along with lots of sunshine.Thankfully,there was a nice westerly breeze and humidity levels were not in the uncomfortable range.Temps remained very warm well after sunset and the sky remained clear through the overnight hours.

Today is expected to be another warm day here but it is not expected to be as hot as yesterday.Rain is on the way for tomorrow.

 

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

Today -- Sunny. High 20 except 29 inland. UV index 9 or very high.

 Tonight -- Clear. Increasing cloudiness overnight. Fog patches developing near midnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low 14.

 Sunday -- Cloudy. A few showers beginning late in the afternoon. Amount 2 mm. Fog along the coast. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 16 except 23 inland.

 Monday -- A mix of sun and cloud. Low 12. High 23.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 19,2008: Lightning killed 5 cows in South Melville, PE. The electric current first hit nearby trees then jumped to the animals. The damage could have been worse with 20 or 30 cows commonly gathering together during foul weather The farmer suffered an emotional as well as financial hit: he had milked some of the cows for more than 20 years. [Adapted from Jim Day, Charlottetown Guardian]. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • International Space Station: Next visible sighting(s):

Date: Sunday, June 20, 2010

Time: 02:49 AM

Duration: 2 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 22°

Approach: 15° above NW

Departure: 22° above N

 

Time: 04:25 AM

Duration: 1 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 22°

Approach: 15° above NNW

Departure: 22° above N

 

  • A horse and rider gallop high across the north on summer evenings. They form the middle of the Big Dipper's handle. They are the stars Mizar and Alcor. Mizar is the brighter of the two, with Alcor just a whisker away. They are so close together that many long-ago skywatchers thought of them as a horse and rider – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: Although there is a low possibility of aurora activity tonight,solar activity is currently increasing and auroras could be visible on any clear evening..

 

 

 

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Friday, June 18, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny. High 21 except 27 inland. UV index 9.

18 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:11:55 AM : 14°C | Clear | Wind: WNW 22 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 21°C Min: 11°C)

It was a wet day here yesterday with drizzle and some heavy showers for most of the day.Temps barely made it to 18°C  for the high.Clearing began in the evening and overnight all of the cloud cover moved out of the area.Currently the sky is 100% clear and some very hot weather is expected today and into the weekend with temps expected to be near 30°C.

 

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

Today -- Sunny. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 21 except 27 inland. UV index 9 or very high.

 Tonight -- Clear. Low 13

 Saturday -- Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 early in the evening. High 22 except 29 inland.

 Sunday -- A mix of sun and cloud. Low 16. High 21.

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 18,2008: Two men from Vancouver attempting a 17-day trek in the Rockies were stranded by poor weather for almost 3 weeks. The climbers summited Mount Robson battling the elements and eating snow to stay alive. A Parks Canada helicopter was sputtering in the thin air. Just as the pilot was ready to give up he spotted the pair, incoherent and struggling just to walk. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • International Space Station: Next visible sighting(s):

Date: Saturday, June 19, 2010

Time: 02:24 AM

Duration: 2 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 35°

Approach: 29° above NW

Departure: 23° above NNE

 

Time: 03:59 AM

Duration: 1 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 20°

Approach: 16° above NNW

Departure: 20° above N

 

 

  • The planet Saturn is in good view tonight. It looks like a bright golden star directly above the Moon at nightfall. The orange planet Mars is to their right. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: Although there is a low possibility of aurora activity tonight,solar activity is currently increasing and auroras could be visible on any clear evening..

 

 

 

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Showers ending this afternoon then cloudy.High 16. UV index 4.

17 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:08:02 AM : 14°C | Partly clear | Wind: SSW 9 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 22°C Min: 11°C)

Yesterday was a very warm day here with temps reaching into the upper 20°Cs along with humidity levels that were almost in the uncomfortable range.Some clouds began to move into the area in the evening and there were a few showers overnight.Temps were in the middle teens.

Some more showers are possible today along with a chance of thunder.Clearing is expected later and then it's all sunshine for the rest of the week and into next week.Temps are expected to be slightly above the normal range.

 

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

Today -- Showers ending this afternoon then cloudy. Risk of thundershowers this morning and early this afternoon. Amount 10 mm. Fog patches developing early this morning and dissipating this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High 16. UV index 4 or moderate.

 Tonight -- Clearing this evening. Low 9.

 Friday -- Sunny. High 19 except 26 inland.

 Saturday -- A mix of sun and cloud. Low 12. High 23 except 16 along the coast.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 17,1922: It rained for 5 straight days in New Brunswick. Eventually a dam on the Tetagouche River gave way from rising waters filled with 6 million feet of lumber and debris. Half the lumber escaped into the Saint John River; the rest jammed against a Canadian Pacific bridge at Hartland pushing it more than a metre out of alignment. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • International Space Station: Next visible sighting(s):

Date: Friday, June 18, 2010

Time: 01:59 AM

Duration: 1 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 34°

Approach: 34° above NE

Departure: 17° above ENE

 

Date: Friday, June 18, 2010

Time: 03:32 AM

Duration: 2 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 23°

Approach: 15° above NW

Departure: 23° above N

 

  • The Moon has some bright companions tonight. As night falls, look for the planet Mars to the upper right of the Moon, the star Regulus to the right, and the planet Saturn farther to the upper left of the Moon. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: Although there is a low possibility of aurora activity tonight,solar activity is currently increasing and auroras could be visible on any clear evening..

 

 

 

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny. High 24. UV index 9 or very high.

16 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 6:51:11 AM : 12°C | Clear | Wind: WNW 20 gust 30 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 22°C Min: 11°C)

We had a warm day here yesterday but it was very windy.There were reports of some wind damage throughout the province,power failures and also a few small woods fires.The high temp was 22°C.The wind died down in the early evening and it was clear with temps in the upper teens.

Today is expected to be quite warm and sunny.A little rain is on the way for tomorrow, clearing on Friday with very hot weather moving in to end the week.

 

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

Today -- Sunny. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning then becoming southwest 20 this afternoon. High 24. UV index 9 or very high.

 Tonight -- Increasing cloudiness early this evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near midnight. Low 12.

 Thursday -- Rain ending in the afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Risk of thundershowers in the afternoon and evening. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Fog patches. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light near noon. High 16.

 Friday -- Sunny. Low 12. High 28.

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 16,1950: In Marshfield, Wisconsin, 2 Americans believing that most of last winter's harsh weather originated in Canada, decided to bill the Canadian Government for $136, half of their annual heating bill. North of Wisconsin across the eastern prairies and northern Ontario, winter 1949-50 still stands out as the coldest in more than 60 years. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • International Space Station: Next visible sighting(s):

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Time: 03:04 AM

Duration: 2 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 39°

Approach: 26° above WNW

Departure: 30° above NNE

 

Time: 04:40 AM

Duration: 1 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 20°

Approach: 16° above NNW

Departure: 20° above N

 

 

  • The planet Mars stands to the upper left of the Moon as darkness falls tonight. It looks like an orange star. The true star Regulus is above the Moon, completing a beautiful triangle. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: Although there is a low possibility of aurora activity tonight,solar activity is currently increasing and auroras could be visible on any clear evening..

 

 

 

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny.High 18. UV index 8 or very high.

15 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:08:35 AM : 12°C | Clear | Wind: NNW 16 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 22°C Min: 10°C)

Yesterday was a mostly cloudy/foggy here with temps near 20°C.Some clearing began in the late afternoon and the evening saw a few drops of rain but no real showers.Overnight the wind switched to the NE and the fog and clouds dissapated.

We are expecting a clear and sunny day today with high UV levels.Temps are to be within the normal range.A few showers are possible in the mid-week with above normal temps expected to move into the area on the weekend.

 

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

Today -- Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h increasing to 40 gusting to 60 this morning. High 18. UV index 8 or very high.

 Tonight -- Clear. Wind northwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 diminishing to 20 this evening. Low 9.

 Wednesday -- Sunny. Increasing cloudiness in the evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h in the afternoon. High 24 except 16 in onshore winds.

 Thursday -- Periods of rain. Low 15 except 11 in low lying inland areas. High 18.

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 15,1897: Lightning struck a fruit store in Georgeville, QC, entering the building through an attic window and travelling down the wall, peeling off plaster. It shot across to the nearest electric light wire and burned out a switch. The blast stunned some occupants, but they recovered and ran out of the smoke-filled building. Hail in places was over 30 cm deep. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • (ISS): Next visible sighting(s):

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Time: 02:40 AM

Duration: 2 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 59°

Approach: 59° above ENE

Departure: 17° above ENE

 

Time: 04:14 AM

Duration: 2 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 24°

Approach: 16° above WNW

Departure: 24° above N

 

  • The planet Venus is low in the west this evening. It is the brilliant "evening star" to the lower right of the crescent Moon. Venus outshines all the other planets and stars in the night sky, so it is impossible to miss. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: Although there is a low possibility of aurora activity tonight,solar activity is currently increasing and auroras could be visible on any clear evening..

 

 

 

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Monday, June 14, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Fog patches retreating to the coast early this morning. High 16. UV index 5 or moderate.

14 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:03:06 AM : 13°C | Fog | Wind: NE 6 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 21°C Min: 10°C)

Yesterday was quite a bit cooler than Saturday with afternoon temps only near 19°C.Fog began to move onshore in the evening and temps dropped to the mid-teens.This morning it is still very foggy and is expected to remain this way for most of the day.Clearing should begin later today or tonight and the next couple of days are forecast to be sunny and warm with temps possibly above seasonal norms by Wednsday.

 

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

Today -- Becoming cloudy this morning with 60 percent chance of showers Fog patches retreating to the coast early this morning. High 16. UV index 5 or moderate.

 Tonight -- Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers this evening. Clearing overnight. Fog patches along the coast this evening. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h near midnight. Low 10.

 Tuesday -- Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h increasing to 40 gusting to 60 in the morning then diminishing to 20 in the evening. High 20.

 Wednesday -- Sunny. Low 13. High 24.

 

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 14,1921: An account of the Raymore, AB, tornado: "... we raced to the granary ... Once inside, Mother asked for the babies and Father said ... he had put the boy ... under the bed and handed [her] a quilt saying, 'Here's the girl.' But she cried, 'There is no baby.' ... the child must have slipped out when the wind threw him against the woodpile ... He ran back ... and found [her]. It was a miracle ... she lived. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • (ISS): Next visible sighting(s):

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Time: 02:15 AM

Duration: Less than 1 minute

Maximum Elevation: 17°

Approach: 17° above E

Departure: 15° above E

 

Time: 03:45 AM

Duration: 3 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 42°

Approach: 19° above W

Departure: 32° above NNE

 

 

  • A beautiful pairing of the Moon and the planet Venus highlights the western sky this evening. Venus is the brilliant "evening star" just above the crescent Moon. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: Although there  is a low  possibility of aurora activity tonight,solar activity is currently increasing and auroras could start at any time.

 

 

 

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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Liverpool,Nova Scotia - Sunny with cloudy periods.High 16 except 21 inland.

13 June 2010

Conditions in Liverpool,NS at 7:35:27 AM : 15°C | Clear | Wind: NNE 3 km/h

 (Normals: Max: 21°C Min: 10°C)

We had quite a warm day here yesterday with temps in the mid 20°Cs,lots of sunshine and humidity levels reaching almost to the uncomfortable range.Temps remained warm through the evening and overnight and dropped only to 14°.There were a few scattered showers throughout some areas of the county but none directly in this area.

Today is expected to be another warm day.The rain previously forecast for this evening has been changed to periods of drizzle and that is expected to last into tomorrow.Once that moves on,the first part of the week is expected to be fairly warm and sunny.Hotter weather is forecast for mid-week.

 

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

Today -- Sunny with cloudy periods. Becoming cloudy with sunny periods this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 16 except 21 inland.

 Tonight -- Cloudy with 60 percent chance of drizzle. Fog patches developing this evening. Low 12.

 Monday -- Cloudy with 60 percent chance of drizzle. High 14 except 20 inland.

 Tuesday -- Sunny. Low 11. High 18.

Today's Weather Trivia:

June 13,1886: On a warm, dry day, a wind gust sent sparks flying as a contractor burned debris and cleared land near False Creek, BC, to create building lots for a new city-Vancouver. In the resulting conflagration, the small settlement burned to the ground and lives were lost. The next day, only a telegraph pole and a few stumps could be seen standing above the charred destruction. – Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

Sky Events:

  • (ISS): Next visible sighting(s):

Monday, June 14, 2010

Time: 03:21 AM

Duration: 3 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 75°

Approach: 54° above SW

Departure: 17° above ENE

 

Time: 04:54 AM

Duration: 2 minutes

Maximum Elevation: 26°

Approach: 16° above WNW

Departure: 23° above N

 

  • Under clear, dark skies, the galaxy M81 is visible through binoculars. Find the Big Dipper, which is high in the north at nightfall, then scan to the lower right of the dipper's bowl. M81 looks like an oval smudge of light almost as wide as the Moon. – [Star Date Online]

 

  • AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: Although there  is a low  possibility of aurora activity tonight,solar activity is currently increasing and auroras could start at any time.

 

 

 

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