Monday, August 10, 2009

Wacky Weather Leaves Forecasters Explaining

An apparent twister seen rising from a Malahide Township field in southwest Ontario on Thursday, June 25, 2009. (Johnny Wilson / Special to

From The CTV:

MONTREAL — Bone-dry temperatures in British Columbia that have led to hundreds of wild fires. Home-ravaging tornadoes in western Quebec. A violent wind storm in Alberta that left a woman dead at a country music jamboree.

In a country where temperatures can range from -40 C to 40 C and where precipitation comes in the form of snow, sleet, hail and rain, talking about the weather has undoubtedly become a favourite pastime.

So too has meteorologist-bashing.

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