Fri. Feb 22nd, 2019

Fog will end – Rain or Snow to come

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Friday 22 February 2019 - Friday: Periods of snow or rain ending near noon then clearing. Local snowfall amount 4 cm over higher terrain. High 7. UV index 2 or low. Friday night: Becoming cloudy late this evening with flurries. Amount 2 cm. Low minus 3. Saturday: Flurries changing to rain showers and flurries near noon. High plus 4. UV index 1 or low. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low minus 2. Sunday: Sunny. High 7. Sunday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Monday: Sunny. High plus 5. Monday night: Clear. Low minus 6. Tuesday: Periods of rain. High plus 4. Tuesday night: Periods of rain or snow. Low minus 1. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High 6. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low zero. Thursday: Cloudy. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    2.3° C
    0.7 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.04 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    2.3° C
    Heat Index
    2.3° C
    Dewpoint
    1.9° C
    UV
    1.0
    Solar
    178 W/m2
    Last Updated: 10:50:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    6.1 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:42
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (86% full)
    Civil Set
    18:24
    Day Length
    12:32:40
    Day High
    4.2° C @ 00:53 Tdy.
    Day Low
    1.0° C @ 08:02 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    6.9mm/hr @ 07:06 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.64 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.88 kPa @ 07:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -1.6° C @ 07:24 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    4.2° C @ 00:53 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 9.7km/h @ 04:45 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    272W/m2 @ 10:28 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.0 @ 10:27 Tdy.

Monday will be foggy again but on Tuesday things will begin to change as we get back into a wet rain and possibly slushy pattern if the cold air does not exit quickly.

We have been in a very strong inversion. Check out this map:

Jan20nighttemp

The upper air is actually above 10C! And down off Washington state there are areas nearing 20C!

Unfortunately for us in our little Valley we get stuck in the inversion and that makes fog (and poor Air Quality).

Check out this satellite picture:

Screen Shot 2013-01-21 at 6.36.20 AM

Our Valley is covered in white!

Hopefully on Tuesday night we should start to see some relief as a front moves in and delivers rain for Wednesday. We’ll see whether there is any chance for snow in a later blog post.

1 thought on “Fog will end – Rain or Snow to come

  1. Had to run to the west coast today for work purposes. Fog/cloud lifted by the end of Sproat Lake… was nice through the pass. Even saw dry road…

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