Monday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measured 3.9 C with 26 km/h winds gusting to 38 km/h out of the west, northwest.
Gah! I missed it!
It’s just before 6:30 a.m. and here I am sitting in my office with the curtains drawn like a fool (a darn fool, I say) when a streaking meteor buzzes the early morning sky in Edmonton. It didn’t take long before the internet was abuzz and everyone was asking ‘did you just see that!?’ No, no I did not.
Thankfully the internet is undefeated and Twitter user @FamilyLines was able to capture the streaking comet via a Google Nest cam. A second video from user @KixxAxe was posted online shortly after also via Google Nest cam. Very cool!
Another great shot from Leah!
And yet, here’s another great look at the uploaded to the American Meteor Society’s YouTube page.
On the weather front, we’re looking at another gorgeously warm day today albeit one with plenty of wind.
I could hear the gusts slamming into the side of my house overnight and early this morning. Forecasters are calling for winds of 30-50 km/h basically all day today and extending into tomorrow. Looks like we’ll be above zero for the next four days so enjoy!
Does Lisa need a coat (and mittens)?
I think you’re safe. Little windy, and a little meteor-y, but otherwise you’re safe!
Today: Clearing early this morning. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 6 C. UV index 1 or low.
Tonight: Clear early this evening then partly cloudy with 30 per cent chance of flurries. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low -5 C. Wind chill -9 overnight.
Tomorrow: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 late in the morning. High plus 3. Wind chill minus 11 in the morning. UV index 1 or low. Clear overnight. Low -6 C.
Sunrise: 7:37 a.m.
Sunset: 5:57 p.m.
Average High: -2 C
Average Low: -12 C
Max: 8.5 C
Min: -3.6 C
Total Precipitation: 0.0 mm
On This Day (1996-2019)
Highest temperature: 7.1 C (1998)
Lowest temperature: -23.1 C (2003)
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