Sat. Sep 22nd, 2018

Beware of slight chance of Snow or Freezing Rain Monday Afternoon before switch to Rain

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT
    Issued: 3:44 PM PDT Friday 21 September 2018

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Friday 21 September 2018 - Friday night: Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms this evening. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Low 12. Saturday: Showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. High 15. UV index 2 or low. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 10. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18. Sunday night: Clear. Low 6. Monday: Sunny. High 19. Monday night: Clear. Low 6. Tuesday: Sunny. High 23. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 8. Wednesday: Sunny. High 21. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 8. Thursday: Sunny. High 21.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    14.8° C
    0.0 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.74 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    ENE 2.8 km/h
    gusting 9.7 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    2.8 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    14.8° C
    Heat Index
    14.8° C
    Dewpoint
    14.4° C
    UV
    0.2
    Solar
    93 W/m2
    Last Updated: 17:25:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    23.1 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:31
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (91% full)
    Civil Set
    19:51
    Day Length
    13:12:10
    Day High
    16.9° C @ 10:50 Tdy.
    Day Low
    11.6° C @ 06:51 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    19.6mm/hr @ 16:10 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.5 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.74 kPa @ 17:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    11.6° C @ 06:51 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    16.9° C @ 10:50 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 22.7km/h @ 12:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    601W/m2 @ 10:13 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    2.7 @ 11:49 Tdy.

A special post just because of the persistent fog keeping the temperature well below freezing.  It is currently -1.7ºC. The temperature has only risen 0.4ºC in the past hour and there are only a few more hours of strong sunlight to go, sunset is at 5:01PM.

Moisture should start to invade between 2-3PM this afternoon.

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If the fog does not lift by then and we don’t get above freezing then the rain could fall as snow or freezing rain until the warm wind comes and it finally warms us up.

The main body of rain won’t come until around 6PM or 7PM though so it is possible we don’t warm up until then.

The fog and cold is sure producing some beautiful frost though.  My wife just took this picture of a holly bush.

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Stay safe out there.

There is also the outside-outside chance that we do not warm up right away in the evening, which would mean an extend period of freezing rain and/or wet snow.

It all depends on that fog though. If it lifts before the sun goes down, rain will be the only thing that falls.IMG_0274

Have fun out there.