Sun. Feb 17th, 2019

Christmas Snowfall Warning

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Sunday 17 February 2019 - Sunday: Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High plus 5. UV index 2 or low. Sunday night: A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 6 overnight. Monday: Increasing cloudiness. High plus 3. UV index 2 or low. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 1. Tuesday: Flurries or rain showers. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of snow. Low minus 3. Wednesday: Sunny. High 6. Wednesday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Thursday: Sunny. High 6. Thursday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 5. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low zero. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High 6.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    -0.4° C
    0.6 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.31 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    99 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    -0.4° C
    Heat Index
    -0.4° C
    Dewpoint
    -0.6° C
    UV
    0.6
    Solar
    143 W/m2
    Last Updated: 9:30:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:51
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (95% full)
    Civil Set
    18:16
    Day Length
    12:33:12
    Day High
    0.4° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -1.2° C @ 05:48 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.31 kPa @ 09:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.51 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -1.2° C @ 05:48 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    0.4° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0.5km/h @ 04:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    174W/m2 @ 09:13 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.6 @ 09:12 Tdy.

A very Merry Christmas to everyone. I hope all of you can bed down tonight in Port Alberni and wait for something that just does not happen very often.

Here are the words from Environment Canada we’ve all be waiting for.

10 to 15 cm of snow expected on Christmas day.

Please be careful. Please don’t go driving if you do not have to. This is likely to be wet snow, but snow all the same.

Please DO have fun and go tobogganing!!!

There is a Snowfall Warning in effect:

The system will also bring snow to Vancouver Island on Christmas day. 15 cm of snow are forecast for Inland Vancouver Island. 10 cm of snow are expected over the higher terrain of East Vancouver Island, especially over northern sections.

I would love to know how many times in the past 50 years there has been a snowfall warning issued for Christmas Day in Port Alberni.

The wet snow should start falling overnight when Santa is hard at work

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It will likely change to rain by afternoon, but hopefully not.

Have a very Merry Christmas. Hope all of you can enjoy this special gift! (And I hope it is a gift worth having! :))

4 thoughts on “Christmas Snowfall Warning

  1. Now offering a bounty to the person who can find the Grinch that stole my 6 inches of snow that EC promised me. Lol.

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