Sun. Dec 9th, 2018

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

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Sunday 09 December 2018 - Sunday night: Showers ending before morning then cloudy. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Low plus 3. Monday: Cloudy. Rain beginning late in the afternoon. Temperature steady near plus 4. Monday night: Rain. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Low plus 5. Tuesday: Rain. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High plus 5. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Thursday: Rain. High 9. Thursday night: Rain. Low plus 3. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7. Friday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 4. Saturday: Rain. High 8.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    6.4° C
    -0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.56 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    100 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    6.4° C
    Heat Index
    6.4° C
    Dewpoint
    6.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 17:50:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    23.4 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:24
    Moon Phase
    New (7% full)
    Civil Set
    16:59
    Day Length
    12:11:40
    Day High
    7.3° C @ 14:47 Tdy.
    Day Low
    2.0° C @ 00:56 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    7.4mm/hr @ 04:02 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    102.19 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.35 kPa @ 07:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.1° C @ 04:27 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    7.3° C @ 14:47 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 7.8km/h @ 11:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    93W/m2 @ 12:50 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.6 @ 12:37 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.