Fri. Dec 14th, 2018

First Snow Contest 2010/2011!

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - WIND WARNING IN EFFECT
    Issued: 3:52 PM PST Friday 14 December 2018

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Friday 14 December 2018 - Friday night: Rain ending this evening then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind east 30 km/h becoming southwest 50 gusting to 90 early this evening then light late this evening. Low plus 3. Saturday: Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers in the morning. Rain beginning near noon. High 6. Saturday night: Rain. Temperature steady near plus 5. Sunday: Rain. High 6. Sunday night: Rain. Low 6. Monday: Rain. High 7. Monday night: Rain. Low 6. Tuesday: Rain. High 7. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 7. Wednesday: Rain. High 8. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Thursday: Periods of rain. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    6.7° C
    -0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    99.68 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 20.3 km/h
    gusting 37.0 km/h
    Humidity
    88 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    3.1° C
    Heat Index
    6.7° C
    Dewpoint
    4.8° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:25:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    43.9 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:28
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (46% full)
    Civil Set
    16:59
    Day Length
    12:14:00
    Day High
    10.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    6.4° C @ 17:54 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    9.1mm/hr @ 08:02 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    100.36 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    99.05 kPa @ 14:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.3° C @ 17:37 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    10.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 39.7km/h @ 17:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    32W/m2 @ 14:11 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

I saw snow on Mt. Arrowsmith on the weekend. And anyone who was out trick-or-treating on Sunday night will know that when that rain came, it was a COLD rain….. sooooooooooooo….. that means it’s time for the Alberniweather Snow Contest!

When will we get the first measureable amount of snow on the ground at Alberniweather Headquarters (Central Port).

Here are the rules:

#1: You must pick a date, hour, and minute (eg. July 3 12:45).

#2: Closest time wins.

#3: You must enter your guess in the comments section of this post.

#4: You can only pick once, so choose carefully.

#5: You have 2 weeks to make your choices, choices must be entered by 6AM Tuesday, November 16, 2010.

#6: If my wife (Theresa) wins she will get a prize as will the next closest contestant.

#7: A measureable amount is generally when the snow completely covers the ground with no gaps and registers at least 1cm on a standard ruler or tape measure. Snow must be measured on the ground on grass, rather than a deck, or sidewalk or road.

#8: I reserve the right to add to these rules since I probably missed something. πŸ™‚

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So that’s it. Start picking! As your guesses start to come in I will put them on a Google Calendar so that you can see them all.

Good Luck!

66 thoughts on “First Snow Contest 2010/2011!

  1. I would like to pull my vote of 5am on nov 18, I feel that I was unfair to put that vote in. I also agree with Eve that it was nasty.

  2. Dan you don’t have to pull your vote if you don’t want to. Nothing against the rules or nasty about it. Just some friendly competition, which is all good.

    It’s just the way these contests sometimes happens… who knows, we might not even get any snow on the ground on Thursday. Nothing is for sure!

    Let me know if you still want your guess removed.

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