What Is UTC?

When browsing weather websites (like the Real Time Weather website), you normally come across some sort of weather map that is tamped with time that is labeled with a number that does not make much sense with UTC right behind it. What does UTC mean? UTC stands for Coordinated Universal Time and is what the…
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Talking About Highs And Lows.

Our sunny days from this weekend are about to come to a close. A low pressure system in Saskatchewan is working its way east into our area, bringing with it rain, rain, and more rain. Typical of a low pressure system; their high pressure counterparts generally being associated with fair weather. But what else can…
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Snow…

Now that it is starting to cool down, and fall has come, I start preparing for the inevitable four letter word we up north have been accustomed to, snow. Last week we had to blow the dust off the scrapers to get a bunch of snow off the vehicles. With the warmer temperatures we are…
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Hurricane Season

Some people are thrown off by dramatic October baseball this time of year, and others are thrown off by hurricanes developing and en route to their location. Now today‚Äôs blog may seem a little farfetched and different from your neck of the woods, but I feel due to my current location while writing this blog…
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Weather Terminology

As the season begins to shift towards winter, so too shifts the terminology of weather forecasts. Cold, cooler, blustery, and chilly are just a few of the terms utilized by weathermen to describe the changing of the seasons. It comes to question though, what exactly is cold? It’s a certainly a deceptively simple question, but…
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