After a very cold start,temps warmed up to near the freezing mark yesterday.There was a mix of sun and flurries.The flurries were quite intense by times but left no accumulation.The evening was mostly clear with temps dropping to near -10C.
It’s another cold start here this morning but temps are expected to be above freezing today.We are also expecting a few flurries today and tomorrow.Some stormy weather is on the way for Monday.
Forecasts for our area issued by Environment Canada :
(Normals: Max -1C / Min -10C)
Cloudy with sunny periods. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Flurries beginning this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h early this morning then south 30 gusting to 50 early this afternoon. High plus 1.
Flurries ending late this evening then cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 near midnight. Low minus 6.
A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of flurries in the morning. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 20 in the morning then light early in the evening. High minus 3.
Periods of snow or rain. Low minus 7. High plus 2.
The marine forecast:
Gale warning in effect.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots this morning then
veering to southwest 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to
northwest 35 late this evening then diminishing to 25 Sunday
morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Sunday afternoon. Flurries or
showers beginning this morning and ending near midnight. Freezing
spray Sunday morning and afternoon. Temperatures minus 5 rising to
plus 3 this afternoon then falling to minus 5 Sunday morning.
Today’s Weather Trivia:
12 February 2009: At
ISS visible sightings:
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Sat Feb 19
15 above S
15 above S
The Crab Nebula stands high overhead in mid-evening. Small telescopes reveal a fuzzy blob of light with bright filaments that resemble the outline of a crab. The nebula is the debris from a once-mighty star that blasted itself to bits.