Sunday, May 07, 2006

Hurricanes May Significantly Affect Eastern Canada This Upcoming Season, Forecasters Warn

New England Doppler Radar Image showing the severe thunderstorm that blew through the Region, leaving a power outage in it's wake. Posted by Picasa

Weather Summary For 05/06/2006

Temp: High; 24.9 C/77 F (highest temp. of the year, and the season, thus far), Low; 7.5 C/45 F

Total Precip: 2 mm/0.08 Inch of rain, fell in the early evening

Note: First Thunderstorm day of the year.

Frequent gusts of 30 mph/48 km/h, and two brief peak gusts to 40 mph/64 km/h, occurred as a Severe Thunderstorm passed by about 5 miles/8 km to the North of this area. The storm passed by between roughly 10:50 PM and 11:20 PM Local Time (ADT). This storm caused a power outage in and around the Woodstock area (which is about 15 miles/24 km NNW of here).