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Archive for November 25th, 2010

Our annual dose of sucky weather (Part 1 of n)

November 25, 2010 @ 17:29 By: gordon Category: Weather

There’s a good chance that tomorrow morning is going to rank highly on the suck scale, particularly if you have to go to work:

TAF CYOW 252038Z 2521/2618 08010KT P6SM SCT030 OVC100 PROB30
2601/2603 P6SM -PL OVC030
FM260300 08010KT P6SM -SNPL OVC015 PROB40 2603/2605 6SM -FZRA BR
FM260500 08012KT 4SM -FZRA BR OVC010
FM260800 08012KT 2SM -FZRA BR OVC006
FM261100 VRB03KT 1/2SM FG VV002
FM261300 25012G25KT P6SM BKN020 TEMPO 2613/2615 3SM BR

Without using a whole lot of meterological jargon, basically this says that we’re going to see ice pellets (PL) and snow with ice pellets (SNPL) this evening. To break the monotony, there’s going to be a healthy dose of freezing rain (FZRA) and mist (BR) thrown in for good measure, followed by fog (FG) and more mist. And it’s going to be fairly windy (250@12G25KT [WSW@22 gusting to 46 km/h]), too.


And looking back to about this time last year, I see that we had similar, but not quite as sucky weather forecast for November 29th.

If you’re driving this evening or tomorrow morning, take your time and don’t forget your ice scraper.