Sat. Jul 20th, 2019

Careful driving!

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Saturday 20 July 2019 - Saturday: Sunny. High 28. UV index 7 or high. Saturday night: Partly cloudy. Low 7. Sunday: Mainly sunny. High 29. UV index 8 or very high. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Monday: Sunny. High 27. Monday night: Clear. Low 12. Tuesday: Sunny. High 25. Tuesday night: Increasing cloudiness. Low 13. Wednesday: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 21. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 12. Thursday: Sunny. High 23. Thursday night: Clear. Low 13. Friday: Sunny. High 24.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    10.6° C
    0.9 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.08 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    95 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    10.6° C
    Heat Index
    10.6° C
    Dewpoint
    9.8° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    79 W/m2
    Last Updated: 7:00:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    04:54
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (88% full)
    Civil Set
    21:55
    Day Length
    13:25:36
    Day High
    14.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    9.6° C @ 06:00 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.08 kPa @ 06:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.02 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    9.6° C @ 06:00 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    14.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    95W/m2 @ 06:59 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Just got back from Powell River and the hump was a whiteout with an inch of snow on the road. Not much plowing happening though they were going up the hill when I came down, so they might have just been on a shift change or something.

If you happen to be going over tonight or tomorrow morning… or out to the West Coast.

Be careful!

It will be interesting to see if it will get cold enough in town for snow. Reports in the comments have been that it’s been snowing on and off so be prepared for anything.

In other news, it looks like they’re filming a movie in Cathedral grove, around Cameron Lake and at Little Qualicum Falls. HUGE lights when we went by tonight. Looked really cool… I would have stopped if it wasn’t snowing like crazy 🙂

Expect more chances for snow in the next day or two before we switch over to clear and cold for the weekend… more interesting stuff for next week.

3 thoughts on “Careful driving!

  1. O.K. Nobody has said anything, so ……………I will. This forecast is awesome! So Chris, Nick , everyone else, whatd’ya think?

  2. The moon and stars are just beautiful out tonight! Certainly doesn’t seem like snow right this minute… but we’re definitely setting up the cold-end of things. The hump was pretty terrible this morning.

    I’m not sure where the moisture is going to come from for this 5cm of snow tomorrow. But there does seem to be a bit of a swirl out there…. We’ll see.

    And next week… Good Times.

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