Tag: weather

  • Dogs and cats, sleeping together!

    So there’s some snow coming. Toronto’s looking at 15-25 cm (about a foot) of snow and ice pellets, Ottawa’s got 45-60 cm (about two feet) of snow coming, and I was planning on driving from Ottawa to Toronto tomorrow night. Awesome. But what the snow does mean is that Environment Canada’s forecasters get to write […]

  • April is the cruelest month

    Can we have spring back, please? Today Snow changing to rain this morning. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind east 20 km/h. High plus 2. Tonight Rain changing to snow this evening. Snowfall amount 5 cm. Wind east 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low zero.

  • Hurricane

    A free-verse poem I found about a building hurricane: Flat. Calm. Ripples without crests. Wind motion visible in smoke. Small wavelets. Wind felt on exposed skin. Leaves rustle. Large wavelets; leaves and smaller twigs in Constant motion. Small waves. Dust and loose paper raised. Small branches begin to move. Moderate longer waves; some foam and […]

  • This bug might be gating, folks

    From this CBC article about the jet that went off the end of the runway in Toronto today: At mid-afternoon Tuesday, a spokesperson with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority said lightning was causing technical problems with the airport’s lightning-detection system. I… see.

  • thanks for the info

    CBC News: Heat wave could be start of summer-long trend You don’t say! We should do this every year.