Foggy but warm, dry and sunny week(s) ahead

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Monday 16 July 2018 - Monday night: Clear. Low 14. Tuesday: Mainly sunny. High 34. UV index 8 or very high. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 14. Wednesday: Sunny. High 29. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 13. Thursday: Sunny. High 27. Thursday night: Clear. Low 10. Friday: Sunny. High 26. Friday night: Clear. Low 12. Saturday: Sunny. High 24. Saturday night: Clear. Low 12. Sunday: Sunny. High 27.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    21.3° C
    -2.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.5 kPa
    rising
    Wind
    10.9 km/h
    gusting 20.9 km/h
    Humidity
    51 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    NA° C
    Heat Index
    31.9° C
    Dewpoint
    23° C
    UV
    1.5
    Solar
    499 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:25:00 PDT
    Station Reports Delayed
    279 minutes
    Showing Nearest Official Station

    Observed at: Port Alberni 10:00 PM PDT Monday 16 July 2018
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    04:49
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (21% full)
    Civil Set
    22:00
    Day Length
    13:25:19
    Day High
    34.8° C @ 16:42 Tdy.
    Day Low
    14.5° C @ 06:08 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.7 kPa @ 07:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.33 kPa @ 18:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    14.5° C @ 06:08 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    34.8° C @ 16:42 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 15.7km/h @ 13:45 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    967W/m2 @ 13:56 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    7.9 @ 13:24 Tdy.

What a gorgeous weekend we enjoyed!

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The daffodils are starting to bloom. It’s more than a little early!

 

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On Saturday there were only a few clouds in the sky by afternoon.
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Monday morning fog prevailed in the Valley but on the hump a large crescent moon was rising over Mt. Arrowmsith.

We can expect the warm weather to only be interrupted by morning fog.  The fog should burn off by late more and we should continue to reach highs over 10ºC.

On Tuesday we may get as high as 17ºC (64ºF) according to the chart below!

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Very high temperatures for Tuesday afternoon.

The first chance of showers will be on Wednesday and Thursday but it is a very weak system and will not produce significant rainfall, if any.

The rest of the forecast is dry through next weekend with perhaps more persistent fog Thursday/Friday but cold morning and  warm clear days again on the weekend and beyond into next week.

The GFS model has us getting warmer through next week (top red) and clouds clearing this week before returning next (bottom grey)
The GFS model has us getting warmer through next week (top red) and clouds clearing this week before returning next (bottom grey)
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The 16 day model consensus has no clouds early this week, then again on the weekend.

Spring is here a month early…. I guess…. but there will be a chance of frost later this week.