Sat. Jul 20th, 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 05:00 AM PDT Saturday 20 July 2019 - Saturday: Sunny. High 28. UV index 7 or high. Saturday night: Partly cloudy. Low 7. Sunday: Mainly sunny. High 29. UV index 8 or very high. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Monday: Sunny. High 27. Monday night: Clear. Low 12. Tuesday: Sunny. High 25. Tuesday night: Increasing cloudiness. Low 13. Wednesday: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 21. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 12. Thursday: Sunny. High 23. Thursday night: Clear. Low 13. Friday: Sunny. High 24.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    9.8° C
    -0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.08 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    94 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    9.8° C
    Heat Index
    9.8° C
    Dewpoint
    8.9° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    37 W/m2
    Last Updated: 6:30:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    04:54
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (88% full)
    Civil Set
    21:55
    Day Length
    13:25:36
    Day High
    14.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    9.6° C @ 06:00 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.08 kPa @ 06:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.02 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    9.6° C @ 06:00 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    14.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    37W/m2 @ 06:25 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 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