Tuesday could set new heat record. Rain and warmth for rest of week as East freezes.

We got up over 12°C yesterday which was near a record.  If the Airport hits the forecast high of 15°C today we will break the station record for the day.  It may be a little warmer in town.

It will all depend on the fog  moving out nice and early so we get lots of sun time.

We can thank the jetstream for the extreme warmth as it rides high to the north of us.

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It is then diving deep into the south, which is going to pump frigid air into eastern North America.

It will slip overtop of us and bring rain starting tomorrow. Here it is on Thursday.

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The rain will start first on Wednesday afternoon and evening but should not last too long into the night.

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Thursday is going to be the big event of the week. Major rain will begin around Noon on Thursday, it may be accompanied with some wind.

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We should easily get into the 50-60 mm range for the 4AM to 4AM Thursday/Friday period.

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That’s it for now! Enjoy the sun on this Monday Tuesday :)

Model increases Rain total, Mother Nature delivers likely record. Family Monday dry at least :)

For the second time in two weeks, the UWash model has underestimated the amount of rain expected… it happened last wednesday too when we got a near record all time daily amount and we are on our way to another one now.

The record at the Airport was set on this day in 1996 at 43.4 mm. Alberniweather has received 39.9mm so far so it is very likely not only that the Airport has received that but also received more which would put it at or over that record.  The all time record for the day is 59 mm set in 1952.  We are unlikely to reach that but you never know.

This amount of rainfall was unexpected, neither the UWash model I posted yesterday nor the EC forecast expected more than 30mm.  But this mornings UWash run (which completely around 9AM) bumped up its forecast for 4AM Friday-Saturday to up to 60mm. (Pink instead of green)

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The peak of the rainfall should have passed by now according to the model and it should taper off and then stop by 7PM tonight.  There will be some lingering showers off and on overnight and through Saturday.  Sunday will see anoer weaker (predicted!) rain storm move through Sunday morning.  Family Day monday looks dry!

Fingers crossed! :)

Website now Hacker free.

I want to apologize again for the malware that managed to get onto my website over the past month.  It has caused a lot of problems both for people viewing the website and for me trying to be rid of it!  I can confidently say now not only that it is clean (see image below) but that I also have new software installed that is constantly monitoring and blocking nefarious hackers from messing with the website.  (I get at least a dozen notifications a day!) You may still get a message from your browser or anti virus telling you there is a problem but this should go away soon and if it has not please add the page to your “safe site” or “whitelist”.

if you are ever unsure of “any” website go to the https://sitecheck.sucuri.net web checker and you can check out any address.  Mine is good! Happy Long Weekend!

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