Sun. Feb 17th, 2019

Fingers Crossed! Possible Family Day snow day??

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Sunday 17 February 2019 - Sunday: Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High plus 5. UV index 2 or low. Sunday night: A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 6 overnight. Monday: Increasing cloudiness. High plus 3. UV index 2 or low. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 1. Tuesday: Flurries or rain showers. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of snow. Low minus 3. Wednesday: Sunny. High 6. Wednesday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Thursday: Sunny. High 6. Thursday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 5. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low zero. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High 6.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    -0.2° C
    0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.36 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    99 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    -0.2° C
    Heat Index
    -0.2° C
    Dewpoint
    -0.4° C
    UV
    0.9
    Solar
    231 W/m2
    Last Updated: 10:20:00 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
    06:51
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (95% full)
    Civil Set
    18:16
    Day Length
    12:33:12
    Day High
    0.4° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -1.2° C @ 05:48 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.36 kPa @ 10:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.51 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -1.2° C @ 05:48 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    0.4° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0.5km/h @ 04:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    272W/m2 @ 10:15 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.9 @ 10:15 Tdy.

This week will be pretty standard fare, though not as grey as we have been subjected to for most of the last month.

Wasn’t that sun yesterday nice?? We should get a little more today or tomorrow before more persistent showers creep back in for Wednesday.

The interesting part of the forecast though is the longer term. Here is the graph from SpotX. Temperature and humidity is on top, rain/snow and cloud cover on the bottom.

And even better, the model above is the Canadian GEM…. the model below is the US GFS. They agree.

Notice we dry up on Thursday (and maybe some more sunny breaks but we get cold starting Friday and into Saturday.

Then a system comes in on Sunday, delivers some snow, and it says a cloudless Monday afternoon to enjoy it in.

I am just going to stop right there with that perfect forecast and spend the next week hoping it actually happens. 🙂

Fingers crossed. Happy Monday!