Sunday, January 27, 2008

Weather Update

The sound you hear is me, whimpering in the corner. The sound I hear is the wind howling around my house. A forecast update:

Today: Becoming cloudy. Periods of light snow and local blowing snow beginning late this morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming north 30 gusting to 50 this morning. Temperature falling to minus 21 by evening. Wind chill minus 33.

Tonight: Light snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind north 30 km/h. Low minus 29. Extreme wind chill minus 41.

Monday: Cloudy with sunny periods and 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. High minus 27. Extreme wind chill minus 42.

Tuesday: Sunny. Low minus 34. High minus 25.

Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 29. High minus 21.

Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 19. High minus 7.

January 27th Sunday evening update: the forecast is getting worse, not better. I want to hunker down and hibernate for the next few days, but I can't. Life must go on. The kids have school, I have work. Thank goodness this kind of deep freeze only happens a couple of times every winter, and it never lasts very long.

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