Tue. Jul 16th, 2019

Rain Starting Tuesday Morning – More Wednesday – Crazy Winter Weather elsewhere.

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Tuesday 16 July 2019 - Tuesday: Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning with 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 25. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tuesday night: Cloudy. Rain beginning near midnight. Low 14. Wednesday: Rain ending late in the morning then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 22. UV index 3 or moderate. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 12. Thursday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 19. Thursday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 8. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 23. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 10. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 25. Saturday night: Clear. Low 12. Sunday: Sunny. High 24. Sunday night: Clear. Low 12. Monday: Sunny. High 24.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    16.0° C
    0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.64 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    90 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    16.0° C
    Heat Index
    16.0° C
    Dewpoint
    14.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 5:10:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    1.5 mm since
    July 15, 2019 00:07
    Civil Rise
    04:49
    Moon Phase
    Full (100% full)
    Civil Set
    22:00
    Day Length
    13:25:19
    Day High
    16.7° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    15.5° C @ 02:27 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.7 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.64 kPa @ 03:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    15.5° C @ 02:27 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    16.7° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 01:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

We’ll stay mostly dry to start the work week this morning however, things will pick up on Tuesday morning when the first of 3 rain waves come through.

The first wave will start before 4AM Tuesday.

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But it should end before 4PM in the afternoon Tuesday.

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A second stronger system will move in around 4AM Wednesday.

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It will intensify through the afternoon Wednesday.

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And it is slated to really pick up steam around midnight late Wednesday night.

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However the main force of the Thursday event is currently forecast to hit northern Washington and mostly miss us.  There will be a little more rain on Friday before it is supposed to dry out and get around freezing again on the weekend.

Speaking of snow… how about this for a couple days of snowfall!  From somewhere in the Eastern US where they received historic amounts of snowfall…. the time-lapse below is titled, 33 hours, 5 foot drift.

https://twitter.com/frankiemcc19/status/691107075741609984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Here are the historic totals from the storm out East.

And here is an interesting stat from the Arctic Circle in Norway.  The world is working is strange ways these days.