Chilly morning. Watch for ice in the fog. Wet flurries possible tomorrow

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

    Forecast Issued 07:40 AM PDT Sunday 22 April 2018 - Sunday: Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. UV index 4 or moderate. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 1. Monday: Mainly sunny. High 18. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 4. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 19. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 5. Wednesday: Sunny. High 23. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 6. Thursday: Sunny. High 25. Thursday night: Clear. Low 7. Friday: Sunny. High 19. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 9. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 15.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    3.9° C
    2.8 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    103.2 kPa
    rising
    Wind
    WSW2 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    90 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    NA° C
    Heat Index
    7.7° C
    Dewpoint
    2.4° C
    UV
    3.0
    Solar
    701 W/m2
    Last Updated: 10:50:00 PDT
    Station Reports Delayed
    9 minutes
    Showing Nearest Official Station

    Observed at: Port Alberni 10:00 AM PDT Sunday 22 April 2018
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    05:38
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (48% full)
    Civil Set
    20:58
    Day Length
    13:17:39
    Day High
    7.7° C @ 10:49 Tdy.
    Day Low
    2.0° C @ 04:45 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:05
    Day High Barometer
    103.17 kPa @ 08:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    103.07 kPa @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    2.0° C @ 04:45 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    7.7° C @ 10:49 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3.2km/h @ 04:50 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    747W/m2 @ 10:21 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    3.1 @ 10:49 Tdy.

A very chilly start to the day today. We had a windchill below -5c last night and our low temperature is -2.2C right now.

Hopefully the fog lifts, it does not seem too thick this morning and it is beautiful and cold outside the Valley.

There is a lunar eclipse Saturday morning at 6AM (partial eclipse start before 5AM). Probably not a great chance to see it not only because of the fog but also because we can expect some clouds to be rolling in that will give us a chance for flurries.

There is another chance at flurries or snow on Tuesday. We will know by the end of the weekend what that will look like.

Sunday should be pretty nice, again, if the fog holds off (which there is a better chance it will).

And finally, the week leading to Christmas looks like a change from the dry pattern we have been in. Stay tuned.

8 Replies to “Chilly morning. Watch for ice in the fog. Wet flurries possible tomorrow”

  1. NICE SITE!
    “very chilly start…” you wrote; well, it was -22 this morning up here in Fort McMurray.
    I live in Port Alberni but have to go this far to find work.
    Your site is a great connection to my home town and I look at it almost every day.
    Thanks for your fantastic work!

  2. Got ya beat, Chris! We bottomed at -3.2 this morning! Yikes that was cold. Glad I’d plugged my diesel in last night. She sure appreciated the warmth when I turned the key this morning to head for work. I’m hearing the ‘S’ word being bandied around for out here, but that means cloud cover, which would warm us up too much for that white stuff. You hear anything?

  3. The precipitation forecast on the GFS has been flip-flopping.  It looks like flurries are a real possibility later today, but the chance of precip in the coming days has gone down some.

  4. No snowfall out here. But it’s flippin’ cold again! Truck’s plugged in as I go back to work for the third day in a row. Be nice if we did actually see a little snow out here – might make my Xmas lights look better!

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