Beautiful few days coming! Spring forecast isn’t so beautiful

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Wednesday 23 May 2018 - Wednesday night: Clear. Becoming partly cloudy overnight. Fog patches developing before morning. Low 9. Thursday: Mainly cloudy. Clearing late in the morning. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 25. UV index 7 or high. Thursday night: Clear. Increasing cloudiness after midnight. Fog patches overnight. Low 8. Friday: Sunny. High 23. Friday night: Clear. Low 9. Saturday: Sunny. High 21. Saturday night: Cloudy. Low 8. Sunday: Cloudy. High 23. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Monday: Sunny. High 22. Monday night: Clear. Low 11. Tuesday: Sunny. High 23.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    22.7° C
    -1.6 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.68 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 21.2 km/h
    gusting 33.8 km/h
    Humidity
    51 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    22.7° C
    Heat Index
    22.7° C
    Dewpoint
    12.1° C
    UV
    1.7
    Solar
    256 W/m2
    Last Updated: 17:30:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    04:45
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (70% full)
    Civil Set
    21:47
    Day Length
    13:15:59
    Day High
    27.3° C @ 13:21 Tdy.
    Day Low
    11.4° C @ 05:57 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.01 kPa @ 06:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.65 kPa @ 15:28 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    11.4° C @ 05:57 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    27.6° C @ 13:20 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 24.4km/h @ 16:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    986W/m2 @ 14:11 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    6.8 @ 13:28 Tdy.

As I type this the fog is already starting to dissipate. It has pulled back towards the Inlet and up towards Mt. Arrowsmith. Above me I see wisps of cloud through the remaining haze and splashs of yellow and orange as the sun creeps up the sky.

Today should be a pretty nice day. It will be variable, with some wind, some possibility for showers, and everything else that goes along with spring. But in the main, a nice day.

If you have already planted your garden outside, beware, it’s going to clear up tonight and could get down below freezing especially out in the Creeks. The good news though is that if the fog stays back, we should get well into the mid-teens. Take that Ontario! (they got to 18 in Toronto yesterday… back to 8 today).

Bill and I have been chatting about the recently recently released Accuweather Spring weather outlook.

We fare somewhat better than the rest of Canada thanks to our trusty Pacific rain systems… but the long range models are predicting an abnormally cold April for everywhere but the Canadian Arctic. I was really hoping my Hydro Bill would be able to recover somewhat this month…. but looks like La Nina hasn’t quite loosened her grip on our part of the world.

Enjoy the sun all!

2 Replies to “Beautiful few days coming! Spring forecast isn’t so beautiful”

  1. Well……..at least tomorrow and Friday will be nice! We can find a little mood lift.for the next little while. Happy sunshine, at least for a little bit. Even I, have had enough of dreary, wintery weather…………….Bring on the sun! Noticed a mosquito breakout late this aft at work…………..I hate mosquitos!!!!!!!Dengue fever is not fun!

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