Saturday, December 15, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:25AM): -1.6C,clear,moderate NW wind,-5.2C windchill

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

(Temps are in °C)

High:+8.4

Low: -6.7

We had a decently warm day yesterday for this time of the year.The evening
was generally clear with temps near the freezing point until midnight.It's
still all clear here this morning and today and tomorrow will be a little
chilly.We may even see a few flurries.Warming up on Monday to above 0 highs
for most of next week.



Today's Forecast: Today..A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of
flurries late

this morning and this afternoon. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to

50. Temperature falling to minus 4 this afternoon.

Tonight cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this evening.

Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 10.

Sunday..Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light near noon. High

minus 4.





Marine Forecast: Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15 Sunday
morning and to

light near noon Sunday. Chance of flurries today and tonight. Risk

of freezing spray today and tonight. Temperatures plus 3 falling to

minus 6 Sunday morning.







Today's weather trivia: 15 December


1997: Record-high temperatures in the west had Saskatonians playing golf and
picking up Christmas trees on their way home. Meanwhile, freak snowstorms
and bitter cold struck northern Mexico, leaving at least 12 dead and
paralyzing highways and ports. It snowed in Guadalajara, Mexico, as much as
40 cm, for the first time since 1881. Temperatures were -15°C in Mexico¿s
Chihuahua State.

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

Friday, December 14, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(7:15AM): -4.8C,overcast,calm ....more ->

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

(Temps are in °C)

High:

Low:



Yesterday was a sunny and seasonable day with a clear and cool evening that
was perfect for watching meteors from the annual Geminid meteor shower.We
are expecting a few showers and/or flurries over the next couple of days
with high temps at or slightly above the seasonal normal today but colder on
the weekend.

Today's Forecast: Today..A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of
flurries early

this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 late

this morning. High 6.

Tonight..Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of rain showers late this

evening and after midnight then 30 percent chance of flurries

overnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest

30 gusting to 50 overnight. Low minus 2.

Saturday..A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries.

Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to minus 6

in the afternoon.





Marine Forecast: Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots early
this morning

and to southwest 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest

25 this evening. Chance of showers beginning overnight changing to

chance of flurries Saturday afternoon and evening. Risk of freezing

spray Saturday afternoon and evening. Temperatures plus 2 falling to

minus 3 Saturday afternoon.







Today's weather trivia: 14 December


2007: In 2007 vintners in Kelowna, BC, completed the icewine harvest after
temperatures dipped below -8°C. Early-season harvesting limits cluster
dropping and reduces the time vines are exposed to predators. The Vintner's
Quality Alliance requires a temperature of at least -8° for icewine grapes
to be picked.

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

Thursday, December 13, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:55AM): -5.3C,clear,light NW wind,76% humidity,windchill -8.1C ....more ->

Photo:The planet Jupiter shining brightly in last night's crystal clear sky.



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

(Temps are in °C)

High: +3.2

Low: -5.6



Yesterday was a seasonable day with lots of sunshine and light winds.The
evening was clear and calm,a very good night to look for meteors from the
annual Geminid meteor shower which peaks tonight.



Today's Forecast: Today..Mainly sunny. High plus 3.

Tonight..Clear. Increasing cloudiness before morning. Low minus 1.

Friday..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers in the

morning and early in the afternoon. Risk of freezing rain in the

morning. Wind west 20 km/h. High 7.





Marine Forecast: Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then

increasing to southwest 10 to 15 overnight. Wind increasing to

southwest 15 to 20 Friday morning and to southwest 20 to 25 Friday

afternoon. Chance of showers Friday.







Today's weather trivia: 13 December


1941: From Moncton, NB, came word that the Canadian corvette Windflower had
sunk because it was rammed by a merchant vessel in dense fog. About 4 m of
the corvette's stern was clipped off cleanly, then there was an explosion.
In about an hour, the injured merchant ship came back and picked up the
corvette's crew. Twenty men from the Windflower floated in the water before
they were rescued.

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








Wednesday, December 12, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:15AM): -3.5C,clear,calm,71% humidity

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

(Temps are in °C)

High: +11.6

Low: -3.7



The temps throughout the day yesterday were very mild but they began to drop
in the evening and dipped to below freezing overnight as the sky
cleared.Temps are now back to the normal range and will remain there for the
foreseeable future.



Today's Forecast: Today..Partly cloudy. Becoming sunny this morning. Wind
northwest

20 km/h. High plus 1.

Tonight..A few clouds. Wind northwest 20 km/h. Low minus 3.

Thursday..Sunny. High plus 2.





Marine Forecast: Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light Thursday
evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.







Today's weather trivia: 12 December


1924: Brutal cold gripped the west. Red Deer, AB, seemed to feel the deepest
cold in Canada at -50°C. A week of snow dumped 80 cm with 35.6 cm in one
day. Pedestrians had to trudge through snow to their waists. Schools were
closed and businesses might as well have been closed. Trains from Calgary
and Edmonton, AB, were stalled for hours. Old-timers agreed that the storm
was the worst ever in Red Deer.

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







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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(7:00AM): +11.6,overcast,light SW wind,95% humidity

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

(Temps are in °C)

High: +14.0

Low: +0.1



It was very stormy here yesterday with torrential rain and high winds.The
Western Head wx station recorded 79mm of rain and a wind gust at
61km/h.There was a brief period of thunder and lightning in the early
evening,as well.Unusual weather for this area in Dec.

More rain and mild temps today but it will clear this evening and we will
return to more normal conditions.



Today's Forecast: Today..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this morning
and early

this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind southwest

30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 early this

morning. Temperature falling to 7 this afternoon.

Tonight..Clearing this evening. Wind northwest 20 km/h. Low minus 3.

Wednesday..Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h. High plus 3.





Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 early this

morning then veering to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind

veering to north 10 to 15 overnight. Rain with a risk of

thunderstorms changing to chance of showers today. Fog patches

dissipating early this evening.







Today's weather trivia: 11 December


1927: A Winnipeg, MB, man was found dead, with a revolver in each frozen
hand, in the city's Elmwood Cemetery, near the grave of his wife. The
revolvers were so tightly grasped they could not be removed until his body
reached the morgue. Temperatures over the past week had been -33°C.
Following serious domestic trouble, officials had taken his 6 children from
him, prompting his suicide.

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







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Monday, December 10, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:30AM): +0.6C,overcast,light N wind,76% humidity

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

(Temps are in °C)

High: +8.7

Low: -3.0



Temps dropped last evening to a few degrees below the freezing point but are
now rising ahead of the expected precip.So far today,there has been no rain
or snow and only light winds in our area but heavy bands of precip ,to our
west and moving eastward,are beginning to show up on the radar.Conditions
are expected worsen over the next few hours.



Today's Forecast: Today..Cloudy. Snow mixed with ice pellets beginning early
this

morning then changing to rain at times heavy this morning. Risk of

freezing rain this morning. Snow and ice pellet amount 2 to 4 cm.

Rainfall amount 20 mm except 40 mm in areas of heaviest rain. Fog

patches developing this morning. Wind east 20 km/h becoming

southeast 30 gusting to 50 near noon then southwest 40 gusting to 70

late this afternoon. High 12.

Tonight..Periods of rain. Amount 10 mm. Fog patches. Wind southwest

40 km/h gusting to 70. Temperature steady near 12.

Tuesday..Periods of rain ending in the morning then cloudy with

30 percent chance of showers. Clearing in the evening. Wind

southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40

near noon. Temperature falling to 7 in the afternoon.





Marine Forecast: Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to
25 this

morning then veering to southwest 25 to 30 this afternoon. Wind

veering to west 20 to 25 near noon Tuesday then to northwest 20

Tuesday evening. Periods of rain beginning early this morning and

ending Tuesday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms overnight. Fog

patches forming this afternoon and dissipating near noon Tuesday.







Today's weather trivia: 10 December


2003: An atmospheric inversion under calm winds caused a bout of smog over
Edmonton, AB, prompting health officials to warn residents with respiratory
illnesses to stay indoors. The hazy skies and restricted visibility less
than 5 km lasted for 7 hours before stronger winds ended the smog episode.
The particulate sources came from vehicle exhaust, home fireplaces or wood
stoves, or all three.

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







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Sunday, December 9, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - Currently(6:40AM): +7.9C,overcast,light NW wind

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

(Temps are in °C)

High: +11.2

Low: +5.3





Temps are well above normal this morning and will remain mild throughout the
day.Some precip is expected to move into the area overnight,along with
dropping temps, and there is a possibility of some light snow inland.Driving
conditions may be a little slick tomorrow morning.



Today's Forecast: Today..Clearing this morning. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to
40

becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 this morning. Temperature

falling to plus 4 this afternoon.

Tonight..Clear this evening then partly cloudy with 40 percent chance

of snow overnight. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light late this

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

Monday..Snow changing to ice pellets in the morning then to rain near

noon. Rainfall amount 15 to 25 mm. Snowfall amount 4 cm inland. Wind

east 20 km/h becoming southeast 30 gusting to 50 near noon then

becoming southwest 30 gusting to 50 early in the evening. High 12

except 7 inland.





Marine Forecast: Wind west 20 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 this
morning then

diminishing to north 15 this evening. Wind veering to east 10 to 15

overnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 30 Monday morning. Wind

veering to southwest 30 Monday evening. Periods of drizzle and fog

patches ending early this morning. Rain beginning Monday morning.

Fog patches forming Monday evening.







Today's weather trivia: 9 December


1939: A howling gale ravaged the coast from the northern Vancouver Island,
BC, to southern Oregon, sending ships scurrying for cover, tearing down
trees, and flooding homes. A logging train plunged into the Franklin River,
injuring 26. The engine fell into a gully, dragging the passenger coach with
it. A knee-deep water surge filled the main street of Zeballos with logs
that blocked traffic.

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







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