April 8, 2020

Blue moons, sunny Wed/Thurs, showers Friday?

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Wednesday 08 April 2020 - Wednesday: Mainly sunny. High 17. UV index 5 or moderate. Wednesday night: A few clouds. Low plus 2. Thursday: Sunny. High 20. Thursday night: Clear. Low plus 3. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 17. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 5. Saturday: Sunny. High 18. Saturday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Sunday: Sunny. High 15. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 3. Monday: Sunny. High 15. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 4. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 15.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    0.3° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.78 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    93 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    0.3° C
    Heat Index
    0.3° C
    Dewpoint
    -0.7° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    41 W/m2
    Last Updated: 7:40:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    0.0 mm since
    March 28, 2020 00:03
    Civil Rise
    06:06
    Moon Phase
    Full (99% full)
    Civil Set
    20:36
    Day Length
    13:20:51
    Day High
    5.7° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -0.2° C @ 07:08 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.81 kPa @ 07:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.57 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -0.2° C @ 07:08 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    5.7° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3km/h @ 06:15 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    46W/m2 @ 07:19 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Did everyone catch the full ‘blue’ moon last night? It was a beauty! You can see it rising in yesterdays timelapse.

A blue moon is the 3rd full moon in a 4 full moon season. (One season usually has 3 full moons, one for each month).
This morning was pretty beautiful as well.

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Today should be a great day. Warm and sunny. Thursday should be pretty nice as well.

There might be a change for Friday though, as the models are showing a front moving through on Friday morning around 10AM.

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There may be another, weaker front move through Saturday, but we will have to wait and see. At this point it looks like it will hold off for the most part and we should have decent weather for the weekend.

Please note, there is still a campfire ban in effect for the South Island including around Port Alberni. The North Island and West Coast are allowed campfires. Check www.bcwildfire.ca if you a not sure or call your local fire dept.