Happy Sunny First Day of Fall! Fall Rains return Friday

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Sunday 20 May 2018 - Sunday: Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this morning. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Sunday night: A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness after midnight. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 9. Monday: Clearing in the morning. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 24. Monday night: Clear. Low 9. Tuesday: Sunny. High 28. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 12. Wednesday: Sunny. High 29. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 11. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 27. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Friday: Sunny. High 22. Friday night: Clear. Low 11. Saturday: Sunny. High 23.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    13.1° C
    0.3 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.62 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 4.9 km/h
    gusting 11.3 km/h
    Humidity
    80 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    13.1° C
    Heat Index
    13.1° C
    Dewpoint
    9.7° C
    UV
    1.0
    Solar
    158 W/m2
    Last Updated: 8:55:00 PDT
    Click to Refresh or See All Conditions
  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    04:48
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (33% full)
    Civil Set
    21:43
    Day Length
    13:15:45
    Day High
    13.9° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    12.5° C @ 05:28 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.62 kPa @ 08:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.43 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    12.5° C @ 05:28 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    13.9° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 11.7km/h @ 01:40 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    160W/m2 @ 08:52 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.0 @ 08:51 Tdy.

It is officially Fall!  The equinox is today.  And it is going to be a beauty once the low cloud clears again.

(For those subscribed by email, I have a message for you at the end 🙂

We should get up to a pleasant 22ºC or so in the sunshine.

Friday will bring some rain…. below is the progression, showing every six hours starting 5PM today and 5PM Friday, of the band of rain as it approaches and hits us.

Rain Scale

pcp3-24-0000 pcp3-30-0000 pcp3-36-0000 pcp3-42-0000 pcp3-48-0000

So the rain will begin before 5AM Friday morning and continue all day until it starts to clear after 5PM Friday.

Total Rain from 5PM-5PM Thursday/Friday: up to 8mm with 16mm possible nearer the mountains.

screen-shot-2016-09-22-at-8-41-03-am

Saturday and most of the beginning of next week should be OK.  There is a system headed for the north coast on Sunday morning but it should not send much our way.

pcp3-81-0000

That’s it!  Happy Fall! 🙂

Email Subscribers:  If you are not getting this post via email, please send me your email address and I will personally send you all an email whenever I make a new post.  I think I have the subscribers list and will be sending this post by email as well but just in case you don’t get it, email me at alberniweather@gmail.com and I’ll make sure you get it!