Fri. Feb 15th, 2019

Brrrr! A cold start to 2017, then maybe Snow!

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PST Friday 15 February 2019 - Friday: A few wet flurries changing to a few rain showers and ending late this afternoon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers. Snowfall amount 2 cm. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of wet flurries. Temperature steady near plus 1. Saturday: Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of wet flurries changing to 60 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. High plus 5. UV index 1 or low. Saturday night: Clear. Low minus 4. Sunday: Sunny. High plus 5. Sunday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Monday: Sunny. High plus 4. Monday night: Increasing cloudiness. Low minus 2. Tuesday: Cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 4. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low zero. Wednesday: Cloudy. High 6. Wednesday night: Clear. Low minus 3. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 5.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    2.1° C
    1.0 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.17 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    99 %
    Rain Rate
    3.3 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    2.1° C
    Heat Index
    2.1° C
    Dewpoint
    1.9° C
    UV
    0.9
    Solar
    259 W/m2
    Last Updated: 11:00:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    3.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.1 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:54
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (80% full)
    Civil Set
    18:12
    Day Length
    12:33:19
    Day High
    2.1° C @ 10:59 Tdy.
    Day Low
    0.4° C @ 02:06 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    5.1mm/hr @ 10:25 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    100.17 kPa @ 10:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    99.28 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.4° C @ 02:06 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    2.1° C @ 10:59 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0.0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    297W/m2 @ 10:59 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.0 @ 10:59 Tdy.

Ya… so, the Polar Bear swim was cold, especially in a Wookie Robe! ????????

Thankfully there was a warm fire nearby and some dry clothes!

I wouldn’t recommend going for a dip this week, it is going to be well below freezing every morning.  There might even be some ice forming on the beach!

Expect lows around -5°C in the City Tuesday through Friday and maybe hitting -10°C in the Valley or at the Airport.

Things get interesting on Friday when a system moves in with some precipitation for Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday but it is still way too early to say how much snow might fall.

The UWash model is pretty light with most of the snow falling at higher elevations. Here is the two day look between 4AM Saturday and Monday.

This forecast will change between now and then, so we will just keep an eye on it.

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New Year!  Happy 2017!