Sun. Aug 18th, 2019

Cool week but mainly dry. Webcam Youtube timelapses return (once I stop breaking things)

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Sunday 18 August 2019 - Sunday night: Mainly cloudy. Low 13. Monday: Clearing in the morning. High 24. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or high. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy after midnight. Low 14. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 15. Wednesday: Showers. High 24. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 10. Thursday: Sunny. High 25. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Friday: Cloudy. High 21. Friday night: Cloudy. Low 13. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    20.4° C
    -0.8 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.02 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 6 km/h
    gusting 16 km/h
    Humidity
    65 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    20.4° C
    Heat Index
    20.4° C
    Dewpoint
    13.6° C
    UV
    0.1
    Solar
    52 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:25:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    05:39
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (89% full)
    Civil Set
    21:05
    Day Length
    13:23:02
    Day High
    22.3° C @ 16:12 Tdy.
    Day Low
    16.3° C @ 04:33 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.25 kPa @ 00:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.02 kPa @ 17:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    16.3° C @ 04:33 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    22.3° C @ 16:12 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 23km/h @ 14:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    1127W/m2 @ 12:33 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    7.3 @ 13:07 Tdy.

Halloween turned out pretty nice as long as you got your rounds done by 7PM.  The rain didn’t seem to stop the bonfires or fireworks though so in all it seems to have been a pretty successful weekend.  We got a fair bit of rain on Sunday as well but that should be the end of it for the next few days.  The cold air was good enough to cause snow to fall on both Mt. Washington (image above) and Mt. Arrowsmith.

Environment Canada has us getting down to 1C this week in the morning of Wednesday but the UWash models don’t have quite that close to freezing.  That said, local frost is certainly possible, especially out in the deeper parts of the Valley.  For most part though I would expect fairly cloudy and foggy mornings turning cloudy to partly sunny in the afternoons.  By Thursday and Friday rain will be moving back into the picture.

Webcam timelapse back

Speaking of pictures, I have finally managed to update the google code that had become obsolete a few months back and prevented my timelapse videos from being uploaded automatically to youtube.  The videos were all still created on my computer. I just did not have a way to automatically upload them to youtube nor the time to do it manually every morning.

In the process of fixing the code for the youtube uploads I broke the webcam capture code… and then I had to leave… So I will hopefully get to that today and it will all be back up and happy.

That functionality has now returned and you will again now see the latest videos uploaded on the webcams page here.  If you click the webcam pic today you will actually see the full video for the month of October.

That video will also be on the upcoming October summary that I hope to publish this week.

Happy November!