A rather slow moving area of low pressure moving along the US eastern seaboard will gradually spread a wintry mix of precipitation and strong east to northeast winds across the Maritimes on Tuesday (not reaching Cape Breton until late evening)....Read More »
While the month as a whole was near or a bit cooler than normal, there was quite a bit of variability during December (see my earlier post on the roller coaster ride into Christmas). In particular, there were a number of snow events through...Read More »
With many of us busy on the roads and sidewalks, thought it was worth posting a note to provide an outlook of conditions between now and Christmas.
Today (Wednesday) some mixed precipitation will develop, and temperatures will rise...Read More »
While the end of November and beginning of December was quite stormy, November overall was mild, with high temperatures about 1C above normal in the Maritimes, and low temperatures 2-3C warmer than normal. Overall, the month was drier than...Read More »
After a warmer than normal summer, Fall continues above normal, with most locations having high temperatures 1.5 to 2C above normal.
All week, meteorologists have been keeping an eye on a low pressure system north of the Bahamas. There is still no consensus whether this system will develop into a tropical storm. The National Hurricane Center suggested a 50%...Read More »
As discussed in my previous post, on Friday and Saturday, the situation with hurricane Matthew had changed. A cold front interacting with the storm caused flash flooding in North Carolina, and the moisture from Matthew was moving towards...Read More »
On Saturday, Hurricane Matthew began the day as a Category 2 hurricane near Hilton Head South Carolina. During the day, it made landfall near Myrtle Beach SC and weakened to a category 1. However, the cold front advancing from the...Read More »
September continued the stretch of above normal temperatures across all three Maritime Provinces. Furthermore, every major location had below normal precipitation. The deficit in precipitation, especially in areas like southwestern...Read More »
Summer in the Maritimes continued warmer than normal for most locations. While some heavy showers allowed much of New Brunswick (Saint John the exception) and Prince Edward Island to reach or exceed their normal rainfalls, Nova Scotia...Read More »