October 26, 2020

Brrrr! Fog keeps us steady – Sunday rain or?

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Monday 26 October 2020 - Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 10. UV index 3 or moderate. Monday night: Becoming cloudy this evening. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Low plus 4. Tuesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 11. UV index 1 or low. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Low 8. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 13. Wednesday night: Rain. Low 10. Thursday: Rain. High 13. Thursday night: Rain. Low 10. Friday: Periods of rain. High 13. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 6. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 12. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 6. Sunday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 13.

There are plenty of spots on the Island that are below zero at this hour before the sun has risen. In Port, the fog formed as we approached zero and its been steady all night. There is a little bit of frost and the roads will be slippery. Be careful out there.

The forecast calls for this clear and cold pattern to continue until Sunday. It should reach us in late morning so it is doubtful that any snow will fly though if you are at higher elevations you should definitely watch out.

Here’s the chart:

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There might be a chance for some light slushy yuk on Sunday morning on the way to church but by afternoon, the warm southerly winds should be with us and any precipitation after that will be rain.

Here’s the extra long range forecast.

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You can see it is a complete 180 from my last post, which is pretty common with these 2 week forecasts. However, it has been showing this pattern here for the past 3 days now so one can be more confident that at least the nearer part is accurate. And that is interesting because it shows what looks like a pretty strong rain and possibly wind coming for Saturday the 17th. It will all depend where the low pressure centre goes and that can change a lot this far out so certainly no guarantees.

We will see if that forecast holds… But this does make me think twice about sending my station in for repairs. I have not received the RMA yet anyway from the company so I won’t be spending it this weekend. If these forecasts hold, I might have to wait until after the 17th at least as I would not want to miss a storm. That would be no fun at all! πŸ™‚

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1 thought on “Brrrr! Fog keeps us steady – Sunday rain or?

  1. I would still send in your sensors for repairs. I don’t think next weekend will be anything memorable.

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