Fri. Sep 21st, 2018

Calm after storm – new features

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT
    Issued: 11:15 PM PDT Thursday 20 September 2018

    Forecast Issued 7:22 PM PDT Thursday 20 September 2018 - Thursday night: Rain at times heavy. Amount 15 to 25 mm except 60 mm over northern sections. Temperature steady near 12. Friday: Periods of rain. Risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Amount 10 to 20 mm. High 15. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Low 12. Saturday: Rain. High 16. Saturday night: Showers. Low 11. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20. Sunday night: Clear. Low 8. Monday: Sunny. High 21. Monday night: Clear. Low 7. Tuesday: Sunny. High 20. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 8. Wednesday: Sunny. High 20.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    11.7° C
    -0.3 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.5 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    98 %
    Rain Rate
    7.9 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    11.7° C
    Heat Index
    11.7° C
    Dewpoint
    11.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 23:55:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    16.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:30
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (87% full)
    Civil Set
    19:53
    Day Length
    13:12:31
    Day High
    13.7° C @ 15:31 Tdy.
    Day Low
    11.7° C @ 23:50 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    12.2mm/hr @ 23:47 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.98 kPa @ 08:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.49 kPa @ 23:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    11.7° C @ 23:50 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    13.7° C @ 15:31 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 1.6km/h @ 05:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    299W/m2 @ 15:23 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.8 @ 15:22 Tdy.

Exciting day yesterday, hopefully people got through it ok. Looks like it’s going to cool off from our incredible 13.9C yesterday!

There are Boil Water Advisories for Port Alberni, Beaver Creek, and the Nanaimo Regional District. Full rolling boil for minimum 1 minute before consuming any water.

Some new features on the website:

  • all times on the website are local time now except charts
  • I’ve added Alberni Tide charts under Forecast & Reports–>Marine
  • I’ve added Wave forecasts in the North Pacific also under Forecast & Reports–>Marine
  • I have a friend working on some really sweet charts, there should be some samples ready soon
  • I’ve added a bunch more links under Forecast & Reports–>Weather Charts to various sources for satellite imagery and large area forecasts

5 thoughts on “Calm after storm – new features

  1. I really enjoy your website. I have turned many family members and friends onto it also.. We all thank you for giving us this site to help us prepare for storms and an idea of what they will be like and maybe how long it may last..
    Thankyou keep up the good work :0)

    We hope u and yours have an awesome Christmas :0)

  2. Chris, Env Can hasn’t posted their rainfall totals for yesterday under daily data. TWN says we got 123mm, but that 24 hrs might include some of the snow from the night before. Your total says 78 mm, but I guess that is Dec 02 @ 1300 tp Dec 03 @ 1300. Do you know how much precip we got in total for this storm?

  3. Thanks Donna, I’m glad you like it, have a very Merryv Christmas… I’m hoping for a white one.

    Bill:

    The 78mm you see is what we got at my station. The snow started to melt at 8AM yesterday, about 15-20mm worth. Then the rest was rain.

    We didn’t really get a huge amount of rain in town but we also had very strong wind all day, so the rain was inevitably underreported. I’d estimate we probably got about 70mm of straight rainfall but only about 50mm was recorded. The Airport likely got more as they were getting much less wind, and they’re closer to the mountains.

  4. Hi there,
    I like your website. My hubby will be happy to find it. I noticed you state we should boil water for full 10 minutes and the city states 1 minute I think. Do you know which is right? And can you let us know when you find out? Thanks

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