Thu. Nov 14th, 2019

A rainy week, and an important request before the summer heat.

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Thursday 14 November 2019 - Thursday night: Rain. Becoming windy overnight. Low 8. Friday: Rain ending in the morning then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Windy early in the morning. High 11. Friday night: Cloudy. Rain beginning late in the evening. Low 6. Saturday: Rain. High 11. Saturday night: Rain. Low 9. Sunday: Showers. High 15. Sunday night: Cloudy. Low plus 5. Monday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 9. Monday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 9. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Sunny. High 9.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    8.3° C
    -0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.35 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    98 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    8.3° C
    Heat Index
    8.3° C
    Dewpoint
    8.0° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:10:00 PST
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    06:52
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (93% full)
    Civil Set
    17:14
    Day Length
    12:03:37
    Day High
    9.2° C @ 13:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    5.9° C @ 07:42 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.74 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.35 kPa @ 17:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    5.2° C @ 04:04 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    9.2° C @ 13:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3km/h @ 13:25 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    176W/m2 @ 11:56 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.0 @ 11:54 Tdy.

Welcome to Spring! And for those of you in SD70, Spring Break!

Unfortunately, we have a slightly rainy week ahead of us but totals are modest. Between the mornings 5-5AM Monday/Tuesday, Tues/Wed, and Wed/Thurs the model shows 16mm, 4mm, and 16mm respectively. We should get a bit of a break Friday and then more showers Saturday.

Please click to donate and unlock wildfire information.

As you know I am passionate about a few things, the Martin Mars, transparency in government, and data is among them.  Well, these passions have now collided after I asked for what seemed like routine information from the government and they demanded $1200 or “seven times more” to provide it!

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As you will see if you click through all I have asked for is to see the contracts that the BC Wildfire service has entered into with the various firefiting aircraft over the past few year.  I can’t believe I have been forced to ask for help to pay this exorbitant fee but I humbly ask you to please donate and share.  It is likely to be another hot and firey year, and we need to make sure our taxpayer dollars are being used wisely and not simply going to companies to curry the most favour with government.

ANd with that have a happy Monday everyone! LOL