Tue. Jan 22nd, 2019

Cold Air incoming could produce Tuesday snow.d

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Tuesday 22 January 2019 - Tuesday night: Rain ending after midnight then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Temperature steady near plus 3. Wednesday: Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers in the morning. High 7. UV index 1 or low. Wednesday night: Mainly cloudy. Low plus 3. Thursday: Cloudy. High 6. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 2. Friday: Sunny. High plus 5. Friday night: Clear. Low zero. Saturday: Sunny. High 7. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 2. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 9. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 1. Monday: Cloudy. High 9.

  • Current Conditions
    3.3° C
    -0.1 ° C/hr
    101.42 kPa
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    99 %
    Rain Rate
    2.3 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    3.3° C
    Heat Index
    3.3° C
    3.1° C
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 19:05:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    19.1 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    Moon Phase
    Full (95% full)
    Civil Set
    Day Length
    Day High
    3.7° C @ 14:10 Tdy.
    Day Low
    1.8° C @ 01:00 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    3.3mm/hr @ 15:21 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    102.65 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.42 kPa @ 18:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.5° C @ 17:38 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    3.7° C @ 14:10 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 4.8km/h @ 17:40 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    79W/m2 @ 11:50 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.6 @ 11:39 Tdy.

There is some cold air making its way into the air today and tonight. Winds should pick up this morning from the northwest and clear away the clouds and are expected to send temperatures down to -5°C by Tuesday morning.

If that temperature holds close to the ground then when precipitation comes in we could get snow. Whether it sticks or not and how long it lasts will be a question. It is not a sure thing and not all the models expect snow.

As usual though the Hump and definitely Sutton Pass will see a much better chance for snow. If you don’t have winter tires (snowflake) I would suggest not risking get stuck. There were a few cars on the side of the road Sunday after a strong bit of rain turned into snow for a little while and made a bit of a mess.

Take care out there and Happy Monday!

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