Fri. Mar 22nd, 2019

Cold Start and Wet End to Week

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Friday 22 March 2019 - Friday: Increasing cloudiness. Rain beginning late this afternoon. Becoming windy early this afternoon. High 13. UV index 4 or moderate. Friday night: Rain ending late this evening then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. Risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 14. UV index 3 or moderate. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 2. Sunday: Sunny. High 15. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Monday: Increasing cloudiness. High 13. Monday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. Tuesday: Showers. High 9. Tuesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 4. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 12. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 3. Thursday: Sunny. High 13.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    17.1° C
    1.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.9 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SSW 6.4 km/h
    gusting 19.3 km/h
    Humidity
    40 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    17.1° C
    Heat Index
    17.1° C
    Dewpoint
    3.3° C
    UV
    3.1
    Solar
    774 W/m2
    Last Updated: 13:30:00 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
    06:45
    Moon Phase
    Full (95% full)
    Civil Set
    20:07
    Day Length
    13:26:04
    Day High
    17.1° C @ 13:22 Tdy.
    Day Low
    7.3° C @ 07:32 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.57 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.9 kPa @ 13:28 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    7.3° C @ 07:32 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    17.1° C @ 13:22 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 10.0km/h @ 01:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    819W/m2 @ 12:57 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    3.6 @ 12:57 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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