A Few More Great Days Ahead..Showers Back for End of Week...April 23rd
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- The few hours of high cloud this morning have sunk south of the border now and High pressure dominates across the province
- Easterly winds around the high are not quite strong enough to counter a westerly sea breeze this afternoon so temps by the water around a seasonal 14. But inland feeling more like 17-19 this afternoon
- Wednesday we will see more clear skies with temperatures peaking around the 16 degree mark for YVR, close to 20 inland as the easterly winds take over
- By Thursday our onshore flow is back so look for a mix of sun and clouds and temps back to seasonal
- Looks like the ridge weakens and low pressure slides in for Friday bringing cooler and wetter weather for Friday & Saturday
- At this point we may get away with some sunny breaks for Sunday
Blue Skies for most of BC today
Saskatchewan has coldest spring in a century...Warming Temps & Flood Concerns Ahead
- What may have been Saskatchewan's snowiest winter ever is being followed now by the coldest spring in more than a century.
- Similar story for much of Manitoba who will see 5 degrees today for the first time in almost 7 months
- Temps are on the rise though for the end of the week, leading to rising flood worries
- Flood Warnings continues for the Red River at Fargo where a rise above flood stage is expected by early Thursday morning
On April 11, Regina's Wascana Park was still snowbound
A one-way ticket to Mars, apply now
- A Dutch company called Mars One began looking Monday for volunteer astronauts to fly to Mars.
- Departure for the Red Planet is scheduled for 2022, landing seven months later in 2023. The space travelers will return ... never. They will finish out their lives on Mars
Shift in Earth's climate zones accelerating with global warming
- Earth's climate zones are shifting and being repositioned at an accelerating pace with global warming, a U.S. study says.
- The Earth has more than 30 distinct climate zones, areas defined by annual and seasonal cycles of temperature and precipitation, as well as temperature and precipitation thresholds of plant species
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Yet another late season snowstorm on tap for Ontario's Flooded Areas
- Another low pressure area over Eastern Lake Superior will track northeast to near Moosonee by this evening.
- Snow in advance of this low has already begun to spread across areas under a snowfall warning for total snowfall amounts of 15-20 cm by this evening.
- This will translate to 10-15 mm of rain for cottage country starting tonight