Saturday, October 27, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(7:10AM): +5.1C,clear,calm

Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:

(Temps are in °C)

High: +21.8

Low: +0.4





Today's forecast: Sunny. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h near noon. High 15.
UV index 3 or moderate.



Tonight

Increasing cloudiness this evening. Fog patches overnight. Wind northeast 20
km/h becoming light this evening. Low 7.









Today's weather trivia: 27 October


1868: A violent storm visited Prince Edward County in Ontario. At the
storm's peak, lightning struck the barn of a Sophiasburgh resident,
consuming its contents, which included several horses and a quantity of
grain. The conflagration was said to have illuminated the heavens to a great
extent.

Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada







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Friday, October 26, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(7:15AM): +0.4C,clear,light NW wind

Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:

(Temps are in °C)

High: +17.1

Low: -3.2





Today's forecast: Sunny. High 14. UV index 3 or moderate.



Tonight

Clear. Low plus 2.







Today's weather trivia: 26 October


2004: The air quality index climbed to 103 in downtown Hamilton, ON-the
worst smog level ever attained in Ontario, and the latest smog advisory ever
issued by the province. The culprit pollutant was fine particulate matter
coming from vehicles, industry, and road dust. Between the Niagara
Escarpment and Lake Ontario, the sinking air over Hamilton trapped all the
city's pollutants in the downtown.

Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada





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Thursday, October 25, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:35AM): -2.6C,clear,calm

Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:

(Temps are in °C)

High: +14.3

Low: -2.6





Today's forecast: Sunny. High 10.



Tonight

Clear. Low plus 1 except minus 3 in low lying inland areas.









Today's weather trivia: 25 October


1840: A gale, among the most severe in 20 years, assaulted Saint John, NB.
Waves ran to a great height, sending spray a long way and at one time
immersing the Beacon Lighthouse. Wind-wave action damaged several smaller
vessels in the harbour and forced many large vessels from their moorings.
Two men on a raft drowned. The gale also razed 2 buildings, carrying off
parts of their leaden roofs.

Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada





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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(7:00AM): -1.1C,clear,calm

Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:

(Temps are in °C)

High:+13.8

Low: -1.2





Today's forecast: Sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this morning. High
9.



Tonight

Clear. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low plus 1.







Today's weather trivia: 24 October


1933: Québec and the Maritimes slowly returned to normal after 48 hours of
record snowfall and rain caused several deaths, massive damage, and traffic
disruptions. In New Brunswick, the Big Salmon River rose 2 m in 90 minutes,
leaving 7 loggers dead. Within 15 minutes of wading out to a sandbar in
midstream, they were claimed by the swirling water. Tragically, those on
shore could not help them.

Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada







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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:50AM):+5.0C,clear,light NW wind

Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:

(Temps are in °C)

High:+17.3

Low:+3.8





Today's forecast: Mainly sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40.
Temperature steady near 9.



Tonight

Clear. Wind northwest 20 km/h. Low plus 3.







Today's weather trivia: 23 October


1908: A blizzard stalled trains in heavily bushed areas of northern
Saskatchewan for 2 days. The storm drove 2,500 sheep into a lake, where they
perished. A young rancher lightly clad in a sweater and no coat and with
neither matches nor food left home to look for his herd. Although 25
settlers searched for him for 2 days, they found no trace of him.

Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada





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Monday, October 22, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(8:10AM):+8.4C,clear,light W wind

Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:

(Temps are in °C)

High:+22.5

Low: +6.1





Today's forecast: A mix of sun and cloud. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming
west 20 gusting to 40 this morning. High 12. UV index 3 or moderate.



Tonight

Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind northwest 20 km/h
gusting to 40. Low 6.







Today's weather trivia: 22 October


1943: A trapper from Ilford, MB, was so determined to join the army
immediately that he travelled 40 km on foot through a blinding snowstorm to
reach a railway station where he caught a train to Winnipeg.

Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada





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Sunday, October 21, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:30AM):+13.3C,overcast,light SW wind

Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:

(Temps are in °C)

High:+17.2

Low: +13.3





Today's forecast: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers early this
morning. Clearing early this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning.
Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 17. UV
index 3 or moderate.



Tonight

Clear. Wind west 20 km/h. Low plus 5.







Today's weather trivia: 21 October


2006: In Quebec, flooding forced 300 people from their homes in Quebec City
and affected 7 municipalities in the Beauce region. It was already
Montreal's rainiest year in 65 years (1,073.4 mm and counting), surpassing
its previous 12-month record (1,034.6 mm), set only last year. The average
total for 1971 to 2000 is 766 mm; in 2006, Montreal got 1,225.2 mm of rain
(about 60% above normal).

Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada





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