Sat. Jul 20th, 2019

Air Quality Advisory Ended – Change coming Monday night with Rain

  • 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
    11.7° C
    2.0 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.08 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    95 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    11.7° C
    Heat Index
    11.7° C
    Dewpoint
    10.9° C
    UV
    0.5
    Solar
    168 W/m2
    Last Updated: 7:25:00 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 @ 06:44 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
    172W/m2 @ 07:21 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.5 @ 07:17 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/