Sunday, February 12, 2006

A recent Maritimes Doppler Radar Composite. Note the intense bands of between 2 and 4 cm, or roughly 1 to 2 inches, of snow per hour!  Posted by Picasa

Close up Infrared Satellite picture showing a quite clearly defined "eye" like feature at the center of the "Blizzard of 2006". Posted by Picasa

The "Blizzard of 2006" deepening rapidly as the storm center moves South of Eastern Long Island and Cape Cod. The massive low pressure system is headed towards Nova Scotia. It's full effects soon to be felt in the Maritimes. Posted by Picasa

Doppler Radar Composite showing the "Blizzard of 2006" ravaging the NE US. Note the darker blues, denoting areas of white out conditions, embedded within the precipitation shield. This storm gave New York City it's heaviest snowfall of record; 26.9 inches of the white stuff! Posted by Picasa

Weather Report For Johnson Settlement NB, Recorded At 2200 UCT On 02/12/2006

Temp: Current; -10.5 C/13 F, High; -8.2 C/17 F, Low; -19 C/-2 F

Hum: 56%

Bar: 1000 mb/29.53 Inches; Falling Rapidly

Sky: Overcaste: Nimbostratus

Wind: NE; 10 gusting to 20 mph/16 gusting to 32 km/h

Precip: Light Snow

Snowfall: (to current time) 0.2 cm/0.08 Inch

Total Precip: (to current time) A trace of snow melted down

Note: The "Blizzard of 2006" raged to the south of the region today. The storm hammered the NE and Mid-Atlantic areas of the US with a vengeance.