Tue. Mar 26th, 2019

Happy New Year! Full 360 view of Valley and new Weather Data view!

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Tuesday 26 March 2019 - Tuesday night: Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches developing late this evening. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Clearing late in the morning. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 16. UV index 3 or moderate. Wednesday night: A few clouds. Fog patches developing overnight. Low plus 2. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18. Thursday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Friday: Sunny. High 18. Friday night: Clear. Low plus 3. Saturday: Sunny. High 18. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 5. Sunday: Cloudy. High 13. Sunday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 6. Monday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 12.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    11.3° C
    0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.72 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SSW 8.0 km/h
    gusting 16.1 km/h
    Humidity
    69 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    11.3° C
    Heat Index
    11.3° C
    Dewpoint
    5.9° C
    UV
    0.1
    Solar
    55 W/m2
    Last Updated: 17:50:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    3.8 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:36
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (61% full)
    Civil Set
    20:14
    Day Length
    13:24:52
    Day High
    11.9° C @ 17:16 Tdy.
    Day Low
    5.9° C @ 07:59 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    8.4mm/hr @ 05:35 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.79 kPa @ 13:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.29 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.9° C @ 00:16 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    11.9° C @ 17:16 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 14.5km/h @ 12:55 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    1046W/m2 @ 13:05 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    3.3 @ 13:04 Tdy.

I have been quiet on the blog since Christmas but that doesn’t mean things haven’t been happening!

I am very happy to say that after 12 years of shifting views from webcams all over my house… I have finally achieved what was my ultimate vision all along!  A 360° view from the top of our house in both live video and still image!

The Giroptic 360cam I bought in 2016 and installed last spring delivered the live video to Youtube. Then I was able to extract webcam style images from it, with an overlay, this fall.  And yesterday I moved it from my porch to our new roof deck on top of the house!

You can see the still image, and the live Youtube feed, from the Webcams page of course.

The 2nd thing I have been working on is the backend services.  I had to move away from the “wview” weather server software I had used since November 2005 as it was no longer supported.

This is why the new graphics appeared and why it seems like some of the weather stats went away.

This holiday season I was able to create a new Weather Page Here. 

It looks like this!

It has a lot more of the raw data that us weather nerds like.  This will not be permanent as i intend on integrating this page layout more directly into this blog, but it is better than it has been for a while. And it UPDATES AUTOMATICALLY.

I am back at work tomorrow so you can expect a new forecast blog then!

Happy New Year! 2018 is starting great for Alberniweather! 🙂

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