Mon. Oct 15th, 2018

Good luck Friday the 13th. Rain today but a Valentine’s Day break and springlike week ahead.

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Sunday 14 October 2018 - Sunday night: Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Low plus 1. Monday: Sunny. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 21. UV index 3 or moderate. Monday night: Clear. Low plus 4. Tuesday: Sunny. High 18. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 4. Wednesday: Sunny. High 18. Wednesday night: Clear. Low plus 4. Thursday: Sunny. High 20. Thursday night: Clear. Low plus 5. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16. Friday night: Clear. Low 7. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    5.0° C
    -0.8 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.92 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    93 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    5.0° C
    Heat Index
    5.0° C
    Dewpoint
    4.0° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 1:05:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:07
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (37% full)
    Civil Set
    19:01
    Day Length
    13:04:55
    Day High
    5.8° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    5.0° C @ 01:04 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.92 kPa @ 00:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.92 kPa @ 00:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    5.0° C @ 01:04 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    5.8° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0.0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

The rain will return later this morning and intensify through the day with the heaviest amounts around 4PM.

The good news is that the models have it moving away by around 8PM.

The front will move down the island and to Vancouver overnight.
The front will move down the island and to Vancouver overnight.

Here comes the good news:

Sunny Valentine?
Sunny Valentine?

Notice the very bottom of the picture with the grey shaded areas?  After the rain clears, the clouds will too.

Here is a closeup for Saturday and Sunday.

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It looks like fog is likely in the morning Saturday but should clear up around noon.  A sunny Saturday Valentines Day? Seems incredible to consider, but we can hope!

It will also stay warm with temperatures reaching 10°C or better.  In fact next week the models are approaching 20°C along parts of the BC and Washington coasts.

Pink is over 70°F, 20°C
Pink is over 70°F, 20°C

it’s February. My budding bushes and daffodils will like this.

Meanwhile. The other side of North America is bone cold and buried in snow.  What is going on?

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