Sorry for the multiple posts....using a new publishing format and have a few glitches to work out.
Official conditions (via the Western Head* wx station) @ 7:00 AM: +1.0°C, Humidity 93%,Wind: WSW 31 km/h
Yesterday's min/max temps:
Liverpool: high +3.2C low -0.1C – Western Head:high +3.7C low +1.9C
Yesterday was quite stormy here with heavy rains,some hail and high winds.Temps were just just a few degrees above freeing for most of the day and 44mm of rain was measured at the Western Head station.Most of the rain ended in the late afternoon and the evening was foggy.Overnight the temps dropped to the freezing mark and there were a few passing flurries.
Today and tomorrow will bring more rain and possibly flurries.Temps will remain low.The winds will not be as strong as yesterday but will still be gusty.
- Forecasts for our area issued by Environment Canada :
(Normals: Max +6°C / Min -2°C)
The marine forecast:
Gale warning in effect. Wind southwest 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35 this morning then becoming 25 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 20 Sunday morning. A few flurries and a few showers beginning early this morning and ending near midnight.
Today's Weather Trivia:
1 April 1908: It was a cruel April Fool's Day joke on Thunder Bay, ON, when the winter's worst blizzard slammed into the city. Knee-deep snowdrifts made walking extremely difficult. Mothballed snowplows had to be put back into service. On several occasions, streetcar conductors had to either leave their cars to clear the tracks or charge the drifts repeatedly before continuing. -Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada
- Solar Activity: Solar activity is expected to be low.
- AURORA ('Northern Lights') WATCH: Auroral activity will be MODERATE.
- Next ISS visible sightings:Date: Sunday, April 03, 2011 Time: 05:48 AMDuration: 3 minutesMaximum Elevation: 23° Approach: 13° above WNWDeparture: 16° above NNE
- Corvus, the crow, is low in the southeast at nightfall and glides across the south during the night. Its four main stars form a pattern that looks like a sail. The brightest of the four is Gienah, which is about 350 times brighter than the Sun.
* The Western Head weather station is the official reporting station for this area.It is NOT located in Liverpool but is approx 10kms outside of town and on the seashore.The temperature difference between the town of Liverpool and the weather station can be quite large,especially in the summer months.