Sun. Dec 9th, 2018

Bendy JetStream bringing fall sun. Thanksgiving Preview.

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Sunday 09 December 2018 - Sunday night: Showers ending before morning then cloudy. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Low plus 3. Monday: Cloudy. Rain beginning late in the afternoon. Temperature steady near plus 4. Monday night: Rain. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Low plus 5. Tuesday: Rain. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High plus 5. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Thursday: Rain. High 9. Thursday night: Rain. Low plus 3. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7. Friday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 4. Saturday: Rain. High 8.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    6.3° C
    -0.3 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.57 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    ENE 1.9 km/h
    gusting 4.8 km/h
    Humidity
    100 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    6.3° C
    Heat Index
    6.3° C
    Dewpoint
    6.3° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:20:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    23.4 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:24
    Moon Phase
    New (7% full)
    Civil Set
    16:59
    Day Length
    12:11:40
    Day High
    7.3° C @ 14:47 Tdy.
    Day Low
    2.0° C @ 00:56 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    7.4mm/hr @ 04:02 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    102.19 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.35 kPa @ 07:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.1° C @ 04:27 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    7.3° C @ 14:47 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 7.8km/h @ 11:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    93W/m2 @ 12:50 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.6 @ 12:37 Tdy.

After a week away it is nice to be back!

The weather is looking quite fine this week. If we get above 22 or 23°C we will be in record breaking territory for the Airport.  The record there for Oct 3 is 22.2°C in 2015. For Oct 4 it is 23.4°C and Oct 5 is 23.5°C from 2001 and 2014 respectively.

The culprit is a rather confused looking jetstream.

By Thursday the loop will be directly around and to the north of us, leading to the warm temperatures.

But by Friday, that loop gets cut off and we will have it pointed straight at us, which inevitably means rain.

We are going to be under that northwesterly flow all weekend.

This is Sunday evening:

That means by Friday afternoon we will see rain and we wil have a mix of sun and cloud over Thanksgiving weekend.

That’s it for now! Happy Tuesday!