Month: June 2018

Here comes the heat!

At long last, warm weather is finally pushing into New Brunswick after the coldest June in recent memory. Environment Canada says a warm, humid air mass will settle over the Maritimes this weekend and persist into next week. Temperatures in… Read More ›

Juneuary!

When it snows in June it might as well be January which gives us a new month called Juneuary! It may now be summer but an icy rain changed to snow in central Newfoundland and the Cape Breton Highlands today…. Read More ›

Summer arrives!

The summer solstice officially arrived in New Brunswick at 7:07am ADT today. This is the longest day of the year with 15 hours and 46 minutes of daylight in Moncton. The sun is directly over the Tropic of Cancer and… Read More ›

Goodbye Spring!

Spring had its inevitable ups and downs in Southeast New Brunswick but overall the average temperature was close to normal for March, April and May. March was very stormy with a parade of Nor’easters which led to the highest snow… Read More ›

Tornadoes hit SW Ontario

Two tornadoes have been confirmed in Haldimand, Norfolk and Oxford counties as severe thunderstorms rolled through Southwestern Ontario on 13 June. Environment Canada says a tornado categorized as an EF-2 (Enhanced Fujita Scale 2) with maximum winds of 180 km/h… Read More ›

Hot in the north!

It doesn’t feel tropical in northern Manitoba often but for the last couple of days Churchill on Hudson Bay has been one of the hottest places in Canada. On Sunday, the thermometer climbed to 29.7 C which broke the old… Read More ›

Risk of frost!

New Brunswick and most of Nova Scotia are under a frost advisory for tonight and tomorrow night. Cold air, light winds and few clouds will allow temperatures to fall near the freezing point and patchy frost is expected. The average… Read More ›

NB flood by numbers

Some residents are still recovering from the historic spring flooding along the southern St. John River and its tributaries. Flood levels were elevated between 27 April and 18 May affecting Fredericton, Saint John and areas in between. By the numbers… Read More ›

Record lows in Maritimes

We are now several weeks into the growing season and temperatures are dropping to dangerously cold lows. Farmers are concerned about damage to crops after a cool air mass and clear skies led to a frigid low of -4 C… Read More ›