September 26, 2020

Blast of winter!

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Saturday 26 September 2020 - Saturday: A few showers ending late this afternoon then mainly cloudy. Risk of a thunderstorm. High 16. UV index 1 or low. Saturday night: Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this evening. Low 8. Sunday: Mainly cloudy. High 17. UV index 4 or moderate. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 7. Monday: Sunny. High 22. Monday night: Clear. Low 7. Tuesday: Sunny. High 27. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 9. Wednesday: Sunny. High 27. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 10. Thursday: Sunny. High 23. Thursday night: Clear. Low 10. Friday: Sunny. High 22.

Be prepared for anything in the next 24hours including snow, rain, thunder, hail and wind.

Just released from Environment Canada:

http://bit.ly/11lkztd

WOCN11 CWVR 122232
Special weather statement
Issued by Environment Canada
At 3:32 PM PDT Friday 12 April 2013.
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Special weather statement for:
=new= Metro Vancouver
=new= Greater Victoria
=new= Fraser Valley
=new= Howe Sound
=new= Whistler
=new= Sunshine Coast
=new= Southern Gulf Islands
=new= East Vancouver Island
=new= West Vancouver Island
=new= Inland Vancouver Island.

A blast of winter-like weather this evening.

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==discussion==
A vigorous cold front will sweep across the South Coast this evening
delivering strong winds and unseasonably cold air. Snow levels are
dropping to a few hundred metres above sea level with the approach of
the front. Local snowfall accumulations are likely above 300 metres
over the South Coast tonight and Saturday morning. The cold air will
be ushered in by a blast of strong northwest winds. Peak gusts up to
80 km/h are expected.

The cold and unstable air mass following the front will lead to
highly variable weather conditions on Saturday. Scattered showers
mixed with flurries could be accompanied by small hail, lightning and
even the odd sunny break.

The same front will produce heavy snow over mountain passes leading
to the interior.

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This statement will be updated within 6 hours if required.

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