Air Quality Advisory Ended – Change coming Monday night with Rain

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Saturday 21 April 2018 - Saturday night: Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low plus 2. Sunday: Mainly sunny. High 15. UV index 5 or moderate. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 1. Monday: Sunny. High 19. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 3. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 19. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 5. Wednesday: Sunny. High 20. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 6. Thursday: Sunny. High 21. Thursday night: Clear. Low 7. Friday: Sunny. High 19.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    6.3° C
    -1.8 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    103.07 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    87 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    6.3° C
    Heat Index
    6.3° C
    Dewpoint
    4.3° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 23:25:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    2.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    05:40
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (43% full)
    Civil Set
    20:56
    Day Length
    13:17:51
    Day High
    11.7° C @ 16:52 Tdy.
    Day Low
    5.9° C @ 03:15 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    3.3mm/hr @ 00:20 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    103.07 kPa @ 22:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.62 kPa @ 00:15 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.7° C @ 05:55 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    11.7° C @ 16:52 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 21.6km/h @ 15:00 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    1187W/m2 @ 12:01 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    5.2 @ 13:39 Tdy.

After a number of days with pretty thick fog blanketing the Valley, we will get a break on Monday as the high pressure breaks down and a system moves in from the West.  This has led to the cancellation of the Air Quality Advisory and burn ban.

The rain is slated to start late Monday night around 10PM.

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We should pop up to around 8°C with the rain so there will be no chance of snow.

The rain will come in waves all week long right through next weekend and there may be some storminess too.  Umbrellas! Deploy! 🙂

Oh and I want to mention that the COP21 Climate Change Conference starts today in Paris.  Let us all hope the world can come to agreement on ambitious targets to avoid the most dangerous levels of global warming and climate change.  We are already seeing very dangerous effects.

https://twitter.com/drglenbarry/status/671009548656775169

I expect Canada, with our technology, experience and knowledge to be a leader.  We will benefit greatly in jobs and investment if we choose to do so.  I hope our government does it.

I believe Canadians are more than ready as this article says, as long as they see results.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/are-canadians-on-side-with-trudeau-in-fighting-climate-change/article27506540/