Sun. Feb 17th, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving! GO VOTE. Rain ending by Noon. Ready for BC Shakeout drill on the 15th?

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Sunday 17 February 2019 - Sunday: Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High plus 5. UV index 2 or low. Sunday night: A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 6 overnight. Monday: Increasing cloudiness. High plus 3. UV index 2 or low. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 1. Tuesday: Flurries or rain showers. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of snow. Low minus 3. Wednesday: Sunny. High 6. Wednesday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Thursday: Sunny. High 6. Thursday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 5. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low zero. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High 6.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    -0.4° C
    0.6 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.31 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    99 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    -0.4° C
    Heat Index
    -0.4° C
    Dewpoint
    -0.6° C
    UV
    0.6
    Solar
    143 W/m2
    Last Updated: 9:30:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:51
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (95% full)
    Civil Set
    18:16
    Day Length
    12:33:12
    Day High
    0.4° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -1.2° C @ 05:48 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.31 kPa @ 09:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.51 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -1.2° C @ 05:48 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    0.4° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0.5km/h @ 04:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    174W/m2 @ 09:13 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.6 @ 09:12 Tdy.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone.  I hope you have been able to spend time with your family and enjoy a good meal.

Also, if you have not already done so, consider voting today! The advance polls are open again today from 12-8PM at the Lawn Bowling Club.  I have been offering rides to people all weekend from 12-4.  Just send me a PM on facebook or give me a call at 250-731-7930 if you or someone you know needs a ride to the polls.  I have a large hatchback car so am happy to take a family or someone with a wheelchair.  This is an incredibly important election when it comes to climate change policy. If you are younger than 18-40 and you don’t usually vote, we need you now more than ever.  Today is the final day for advance polls.  General election day is next Monday the 19th.

Rain ending by Noon.

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WE might get some heavy rain this morning but the cold front will push through before noon today leaving us with some clouds and maybe some clear patches.

The forecast is completely dry until Saturday so it should be a pleasant week with some sunny breaks and temperatures possibky into the 20s.

Great BC Shakeout on 15th!

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Are you ready for the big earthquake drill on the 15th? I will be participating in this drill by posting special announcements in the hour after the initial earthquake to practice what I would do with this website in the event of a major earthquake and/or tsunami.  I will also be posting to Facebook and Twitter.  This is alsogoing to be good practice for the big test drill that is happening next June here in Port Alberni where they will have a full on the ground response test simulating a megathrust earthquake and Tsunami.

Do you have an emergency kit? An evacuation plan? Do you live in the tsunami zone?

Thursday will provide a great oportunity to test this out and have a little fun too.

Happy Monday everyone!