Sat. Sep 22nd, 2018

Cold start to the week – Rain by Wednesday Afternoon

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT
    Issued: 3:44 PM PDT Friday 21 September 2018

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Friday 21 September 2018 - Friday night: Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms this evening. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Low 12. Saturday: Showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. High 15. UV index 2 or low. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 10. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18. Sunday night: Clear. Low 6. Monday: Sunny. High 19. Monday night: Clear. Low 6. Tuesday: Sunny. High 23. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 8. Wednesday: Sunny. High 21. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 8. Thursday: Sunny. High 21.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    14.8° C
    -0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.74 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    ENE 1.2 km/h
    gusting 8.0 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    2.5 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    14.8° C
    Heat Index
    14.8° C
    Dewpoint
    14.4° C
    UV
    0.3
    Solar
    86 W/m2
    Last Updated: 17:20:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    22.9 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:31
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (91% full)
    Civil Set
    19:51
    Day Length
    13:12:10
    Day High
    16.9° C @ 10:50 Tdy.
    Day Low
    11.6° C @ 06:51 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    19.6mm/hr @ 16:10 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.5 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.74 kPa @ 17:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    11.6° C @ 06:51 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    16.9° C @ 10:50 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 22.7km/h @ 12:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    601W/m2 @ 10:13 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    2.7 @ 11:49 Tdy.

Bundle up!

It’s below zero out there. (-1ºC at Alberniweather, -4ºC at the Airport).  The morning fog is already clearing away and we should see blue sky shortly.

Environment Canada is suggesting some light flurries tonight and Tuesday morning but they must be pretty light indeed. The UWash model does not have any precipitation in our area until the pattern shifts on Wednesday.

Rain should begin to sweep in from the West on Wednesday afternoon.  If temperatures stay around freezing, we have the possibility of a slushy or icy start to that event so be prepared for that.

We should then get into a pattern of rainstorms coming to visit every few days for the next few weeks but I’ll have more on that in the October Summary.

Have a great Monday!