Cold Start and Wet End to Week

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Tuesday 24 April 2018 - Tuesday night: Clearing this evening. Low plus 4. Wednesday: Sunny. High 25. UV index 5 or moderate. Wednesday night: Clear. Low plus 5. Thursday: Sunny. High 26. Thursday night: Clear. Low 7. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 23. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 7. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 22. Saturday night: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 7. Sunday: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 15. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 5. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    22.2° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.94 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NNE 5.5 km/h
    gusting 16.1 km/h
    Humidity
    29 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    22.2° C
    Heat Index
    22.2° C
    Dewpoint
    3.3° C
    UV
    1.1
    Solar
    133 W/m2
    Last Updated: 17:30:00 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
    05:34
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (73% full)
    Civil Set
    21:01
    Day Length
    13:17:17
    Day High
    22.5° C @ 15:32 Tdy.
    Day Low
    2.9° C @ 06:35 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.54 kPa @ 07:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.94 kPa @ 17:28 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    2.9° C @ 06:35 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    22.5° C @ 15:32 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 11.0km/h @ 13:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    904W/m2 @ 13:17 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    4.7 @ 13:16 Tdy.

We got down to a low of -5.1 on Monday morning. We should go down a little lower Tuesday before we start to warm up on Wednesday. Relatively anyway… Tuesday we could hit -10 or lower with a windchill. Last night they mentioned -18 as a possibility of windchill which is pretty bonechilling for us warm-weather west coasters.

On Thursday we have the possibility of a snow event. It will be all about timing. We’ll get a regular Pacific front coming at us with lots of moisture and warm air so the question will be how long can the cold air last in the valley before it is all washed or blown away.

Lots of potential there for slushiness on the roads and very heavy eaves troughs.

Enjoy the cold! I think this is a taste of what is to come for our winter.

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