Cold Returns – East Coast Snow Friday Night – Basement Renos

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Friday 25 May 2018 - Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 23. UV index 7 or high. Friday night: A few clouds. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 8. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 22. UV index 7 or high. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low 8. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 23. Sunday night: Clear. Low 9. Monday: Sunny. High 23. Monday night: Clear. Low 10. Tuesday: Sunny. High 20. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 8. Wednesday: Sunny. High 18. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 8. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18.

  • Current Conditions
    16.3° C
    0.3 ° C/hr
    101.64 kPa
    SSW 4.1 km/h
    gusting 12.9 km/h
    59 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    16.3° C
    Heat Index
    16.3° C
    8.2° C
    511 W/m2
    Last Updated: 11:10:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (85% full)
    Civil Set
    Day Length
    Day High
    16.3° C @ 10:59 Tdy.
    Day Low
    9.4° C @ 05:41 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    Day High Barometer
    101.7 kPa @ 09:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.64 kPa @ 10:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    8.2° C @ 05:24 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    16.3° C @ 10:59 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 9.9km/h @ 10:55 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    828W/m2 @ 10:03 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    3.9 @ 10:56 Tdy.

Here comes the “S” word.  Snow. And lets throw in the “I” word too… Ice.

It is going to rain a whole bunch tonight Thursday and into Friday.  It will stay warm for those days.  After the last rain passes through it is supposed to get very cold (-8ºC Saturday morning) very quickly and in that transition there is a chance for snow on the East Coast especially.

I do not expect significant snow in Port Alberni Friday night but we might get some flurries.

Looks like "Strait effect" snow pattern setting up.  Will bring snow to east coast of Vancouver Island.
Image is for 10PM Friday to 1AM Saturday.  Looks like “Strait effect” snow pattern setting up. Will bring snow to east coast of Vancouver Island.  It will be very localized. Maximum accumulation of 10 cm / 4 inches in blue.

 If you are planning on doing any shopping or travelling over the Hump on the weekend you are definitely going to want to watch out on Saturday morning and afternoon.

It is supposed to get very cold on Saturday and Sunday too so please watch for ice.

There was a chance at some more snow for Monday but that chance seems to have disappeared from the models so we’ll just leave it at that for now.

Be careful driving out there.  I’ll have more details on the snow chances for Friday night tomorrow and Friday.

Basement Renos are Interrupting Weather Conditions

In case you’re wondering why the condition updates have been offline a bunch lately, I’m having my basement renovated.  This is of course causing some disruption in power and other things.   So I would expect in the next week to two weeks that the conditions will be offline quite often but they should always fall back to the conditions from the Airport so my apologies for the outages but in the end, it’s going to be a great renovation and it will make it easier for all my weather and computer gear too! 🙂

2 Replies to “Cold Returns – East Coast Snow Friday Night – Basement Renos”

  1. What’s happening with you site? First I noticed that you rain gauge didn’t appear to be working, and now the past couple of days it says that the station reports are delayed.

    1. Doing renos in the basement that are interrupting the feed for a while. It should be mostly done by this weekend but will be intermittent at best until then. The conditions from the airport fill in most of the values in the top right boxes but everything else will be frozen.

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