Fri. Jan 17th, 2020

Cold Cold Cold, then Snow Snow Snow?

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SNOWFALL WARNING IN EFFECT
    Issued: 05:05 AM PST Friday 17 January 2020

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Friday 17 January 2020 - Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. A few flurries this morning. Snow beginning late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High zero. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Snow at times heavy becoming mixed with rain overnight. Risk of freezing rain overnight. Snowfall amount 15 cm. Windy. Temperature steady near zero. Saturday: Snow mixed with rain changing to rain in the morning. Risk of freezing rain early in the morning. High 6. Saturday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Sunday: Rain. High 7. Sunday night: Rain. Low plus 3. Monday: Periods of rain. High 6. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Tuesday: Rain. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 7. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Thursday: Rain. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    -1.0° C
    -0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.84 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    -1.0° C
    Heat Index
    -1.0° C
    Dewpoint
    -1.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 7:35:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    13.7 mm since
    January 16, 2020 00:01
    Civil Rise
    07:30
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (49% full)
    Civil Set
    17:28
    Day Length
    12:29:14
    Day High
    -0.5° C @ 03:18 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -1.2° C @ 00:39 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.84 kPa @ 07:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.12 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -1.2° C @ 00:39 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    -0.5° C @ 03:18 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Checked out the latest long long range forecasts for our region earlier and it looks like the models have us getting back into the freezer (just the fridge one this time, not the deep freeze) for a few days and then around February 1st we’re in for what looks like a fair bit of snow.

It’s a long ways out and so all subject to major change, but that’s the forecast for now. Darnit, and I was hoping I’d see all of my grass again before the time change in March!

Meanwhile… San Diegans are being told to turn off their lawn sprinklers to save water as some rain is coming through in the next few days for them down there. Does that seem a little backwards to anyone else?

UPDATE: Forecast has changed (surprise! 🙂 ). I don’t think we’ll see any of the predicted flurries tomorrow… but who knows… but what has changed is this cold will end around Tuesday or Wednesday. We might get some snow Tuesday and then some warmer systems (above zero at least!) should give us rain later in the week.

It still looks like it we might get some snow for the beginning of February!

4 thoughts on “Cold Cold Cold, then Snow Snow Snow?

  1. It was flaking pretty good just after midnight in some places in town. Enough to white dust cover in spots.

  2. starting to see a light sprinkling of snow, out here at the base of the beaufort range.to bad,I”ve put the snow shovel away for the year?

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