August 13, 2011

Bumper Blackberry Crop

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Friday 28 February 2020 - Friday night: Rain ending near midnight then partly cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers after midnight then 60 percent chance of flurries overnight. Low plus 1. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of flurries early in the morning. 40 percent chance of rain showers late in the afternoon. High 9. UV index 2 or low. Saturday night: Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early in the evening. Clearing overnight. Low minus 2. Sunday: Sunny. High 10. Sunday night: Periods of rain or snow. Low plus 1. Monday: Rain. High 9. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 1. Tuesday: Periods of rain. High 10. Tuesday night: Cloudy. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 8. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Thursday: Rain. High 9.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    3.5° C
    0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.79 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    1.5 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    3.5° C
    Heat Index
    3.5° C
    Dewpoint
    3.1° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 20:30:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    22.9 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    22.9 mm since
    February 28, 2020 00:02
    Civil Rise
    06:31
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (25% full)
    Civil Set
    18:33
    Day Length
    12:31:46
    Day High
    9.3° C @ 09:41 Tdy.
    Day Low
    3.3° C @ 19:19 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    9.9mm/hr @ 17:21 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    102.35 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.76 kPa @ 19:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -0.6° C @ 18:39 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    9.3° C @ 09:41 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 21km/h @ 10:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    445W/m2 @ 09:34 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.2 @ 09:33 Tdy.

We’ve just picked our first haul of Blackberries. I have never seen a bush have ripe berries that are so uniform in their gigantic-ness!

There are hundreds of berries just waiting to plump and ripen. A couple days of cool and showers followed by a couple weeks of hot August weather sure would help the next batches along!

It could be a bumper crop!

Here is yesterdays timelapse.