Saturday, December 22, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada

(Temps are in °C)

Current conditions (6:55AM):

Air Temp:+7.2

Conditions: overcast w/ rain

Wind: light SE

Relative Humidity: 96%

Windchill: none





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

High: +9.9

Low: -0.9



Yesterday was mild with a few scattered showers.The rain turned more steady
in the late evening and there were some heavy downpours.Temps were well
above freezing overnight and will remain there today with little change
expected.



Today's Forecast: Today..Mainly cloudy. A few showers beginning this
morning. Amount

5 mm. Wind south 20 km/h. Temperature falling to plus 5 this

afternoon.

Tonight..A few rain showers ending after midnight then mainly cloudy

with 60 percent chance of rain showers overnight then 60 percent

chance of flurries before morning. Rainfall amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind

west 30 km/h. Low plus 1.

Sunday..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries in the morning

and early in the afternoon. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 60.

Temperature falling to minus 2 in the afternoon.





Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 45 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 early

this morning then veering to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening.

Wind veering to west 20 to 25 Sunday morning then increasing to west

30 to 35 near noon Sunday. Rain at times heavy changing to showers

early this morning then to a few flurries near noon Sunday. Fog

patches dissipating Sunday morning.







Today's weather trivia: 22 December


2005: A rare winter lightning strike in Victoria, BC, left about 1,800
customers in Saanich without power and more than 12 intersections without
operating traffic lights. Lightning occurs in Victoria about 3 times a year.
Earlier, high winds caught a Cessna 185 float plane's wing while landing
near Galiano Island. The plane flipped, but luckily the 2 men on board
exited without serious injury.

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

Friday, December 21, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - morning report

(Temps are in °C)

Current conditions (7:30AM):

Air Temp:-0.8

Conditions: mostly clear

Wind: calm

Relative Humidity:80%

Windchill: none





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

High: +2.1

Low: -0.8



Yesterday was a nice day with mild temps and a few light flurries.Temps were
near 0 during the overnight hours.Quite uneventful for the last day of
Autumn.There's some stormy weather on the way for later today with some
significant rainfall possible and temps will remain mild to normal for the
next week.

BTW,in case you didn't notice,the world did not end J.





Today's Forecast: Rainfall warning in effect.

Today..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Wind

becoming southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon. High

plus 5.

Tonight..Rain at times heavy. Amount 30 mm. Fog patches developing

before morning. Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 increasing to

50 gusting to 80 late this evening. Temperature rising to 9 by

morning.

Saturday..Rain ending in the morning then a mix of sun and cloud.

40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Fog

patches. High 9.





Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this morning and to

southeast 20 near noon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 late this

afternoon and to southeast 40 to 45 early this evening. Wind

diminishing to south 15 overnight then veering to southwest 20

Saturday evening. Rain late this afternoon and tonight. A few

showers Saturday afternoon.







Today's weather trivia: 21 December


1961: More than 500 youngsters spent the night with friends when winds
gusting to 110 km/h blasted through southern Saskatchewan. A master plan to
billet school children near their schools in the event of an unexpected
blizzard went into effect and worked to near perfection in Swift Current,
SK. Countless cars and trucks pulled into roadside service stations to sit
out the storm.

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

Thursday, December 20, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada - morning report

(Temps are in °C)

Current conditions (6:40AM):

Air Temp: -0.1

Conditions: Overcast

Wind: calm

Relative Humidity:85%

Windchill: none





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

High: +5.1

Low: -0.7



Yesterday was quite stormy here with heavy rain and strong winds for most of
the day.Approx 80mm of rainfall was measured at the Western Head station
over Tuesday and Wednesday during the storm.The rain changed to wet snow
early yesterday evening with enough falling to cover the ground.Inland areas
saw more snow and there were numerous reports of slippery road
conditions.High temps for the next few days will be above freezing,along
with some showers over the weekend,so most of the snow will be gone by next
week.





Today's Forecast: Today..Mainly cloudy. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light
this

afternoon. High plus 2.

Tonight..Partly cloudy. Low minus 2.

Friday..Cloudy. Showers beginning in the evening. Wind becoming

southeast 20 km/h in the afternoon then increasing to 40 gusting to

60 in the evening. High plus 4.





Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25 early this

morning and to northeast 15 near noon. Wind diminishing to light

late this afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 Friday morning.

Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday afternoon. A few

showers ending this afternoon. Rain beginning Friday afternoon.







Today's weather trivia: 20 December


1910: A 16-year-old boy from Burwash, ON, froze to death and his father had
badly frozen limbs. Homeward bound from chopping wood, they lost their way
but kept tramping. By the time they knew the surroundings, the boy could not
go on. His father carried him a few metres, but didn't have the energy. The
boy asked to be left behind while the father hurried home for the sleigh. It
was too late.

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

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada

(Temps are in °C)

Current conditions (6:00AM):

Air Temp:+5.0

Sky: Overcast w/ rain at times heavy

Wind:Brisk NE

Relative Humidity: 94%

Windchill:+1.9





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

High: +5.9

Low: +4.8



Yesterday was very wet and windy.Temps have been holding near +5C for the
past 24 hours and there is lots more rain on the way for us here on the
coast.Inland areas are expecting some snow.It will be a few more days until
this stormy weather moves out and precip,in one form or another,is expected
until next week.



Today's Forecast: Rainfall warning in effect.

Today..Rain. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind east 40 km/h gusting to 70.

Temperature falling to plus 3 this afternoon.

Tonight..Rain changing to snow early this evening and ending

overnight then cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries or rain

showers. Snowfall amount 5 cm except rainfall amount 2 mm along

parts of the coast. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low zero.

Thursday..Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers in

the morning. Clearing in the evening. Wind north 20 km/h becoming

light near noon. High plus 3.





Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots backing to northeast 40 early this evening

then diminishing to northeast 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to

northeast 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon and to light Thursday evening.

Periods of rain ending Thursday evening. Risk of thunderstorms early

this morning.







Today's weather trivia: 19 December


1955: Residents in parts of Newfoundland-Labrador were shocked to see
pansies growing a few days before Christmas. Instead of trimming holly,
gardeners in Bay Roberts were picking colourful yellow and purple pansies.
Daily News editors challenged those who claimed that winters were not
getting milder by explaining flowers at this odd time of the year.

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

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada

(Temps are in °C)

Current conditions (6:15AM):

Temp: +5.2

Sky: Overcast

Wind: Brisk easterly

Windchill: none


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

High: +5.3

Low: -6.3

Yesterday was a generally seasonal day with temps rising to above freezing where they remained though the evening and overnight here on the coast.There were,however, reports of  icy road conditions inland last evening.Winds also increased in the evening and are quite brisk this morning.There is also a fair amount of rain on the way for us today.





Today's Forecast: Rainfall warning in effect.

Today..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers this morning and

early this afternoon. Periods of rain beginning this afternoon.

Amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind east 50 km/h gusting to 80. High 6.

Tonight..Rain. Amount 20 to 30 mm. Wind east 50 km/h gusting to 80.

Low plus 4.

Wednesday..Rain except snow inland in the evening. Rainfall amount 10

to 20 mm except snowfall amount 5 cm inland. Wind northeast 40 km/h

gusting to 70. Temperature falling to plus 2 in the afternoon.





Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 near noon and to east 40

near midnight. Chance of showers beginning early this morning

changing to rain near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.







Today's weather trivia: 18 December


2006: In Eastern Canada, Christmas shoppers went golfing as temperatures hit
double digits, 4 to 5° above seasonal norms. Birds, plants, frogs, and many
animals (some emerging from hibernation) thought it was spring. Golf clubs
outsold skis and snowboards; by 10:00 AM, golf courses were full. Cities
began summer operations. Christmas shoppers in shirtsleeves filled the
streets of Montreal, QC.

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

Monday, December 17, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada

Current conditions (6:45AM):

Temp:-6.3

Sky: Overcast

Wind: light NW

Windchill:-8.8





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

(Temps are in °C)

High: -1.1

Low: -8.4



Yesterday was mostly sunny but quite cool.The high/low temps above do not
show the max low,which was near -14,as my weather station was offline until
the early afternoon.

Temps are expected to rise to above freezing today and the week is expected
to be mild with showers a good possibility.







Today's Forecast: Today..Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this
afternoon

except flurries inland. Wind becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40

near noon. High plus 3.

Tonight..Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers except flurries

inland. Wind southeast 30 km/h becoming east 30 gusting to 50 after

midnight. Temperature steady near plus 3 except low zero inland.

Tuesday..Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers in the morning. Rain

beginning in the afternoon. Amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind east 30 km/h

gusting to 50 increasing to 50 gusting to 70 near noon. High 6.





Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots this morning and to east 20 to

25 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to east 25 to 35 Tuesday

morning then becoming east 35 Tuesday afternoon. A few showers late

this afternoon and this evening. Rain beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 9 Tuesday morning.







Today's weather trivia: 17 December


1859: A large load of snow slipped from the roof of a residence in Toronto,
ON, striking and seriously injuring a little boy around his head. The snow
also caved in a section of a roof at St. Andrew's market. The noise startled
policemen in the nearby station. When part of the side of the police
quarters was carried away by the roof, officers were exposed to the weather.

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

Sunday, December 16, 2012

#Weather in #Liverpool, #Canada

Technical difficulties with my station.This report is from Western Head.



Current conditions (8:00AM):

Temperature:

-13.6°C



Dewpoint:

-15.0°C



Humidity:

89 %



Wind:

NW 6 km/h



<http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/mainmenu/faq_e.html#weather2> Wind Chill:

-18













Today's Forecast: Today..Mainly sunny. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light
this

afternoon. High minus 3.

Tonight..Clear. Increasing cloudiness overnight. Low minus 8.

Monday..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers in the afternoon

and evening except a few flurries inland. Wind becoming east 30 km/h

gusting to 50 near noon. High plus 3.





Marine Forecast: Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light this
afternoon

then increasing to east 15 overnight. Wind increasing to east 25

Monday afternoon. A few flurries ending this morning. A few showers

beginning Monday afternoon. Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 6

Monday evening.







Today's weather trivia: 16 December


1966: After 36 consecutive rain days with an amount nearly 60% more than
normal, the BC Tourist Bureau manager said: "If the rain keeps up we might
even prepare a brochure on canoe trips for Point Grey Golf Course, where
children are already out paddling." There were rumours that a great white
light called the sun once used to appear in the sky, but any intelligent
person knows that is ridiculous.

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