Fri. Jan 17th, 2020

Here comes old man Winter!

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT
    Issued: 4:37 PM PST Friday 17 January 2020

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Friday 17 January 2020 - Friday night: Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Snow at times heavy mixed with freezing rain beginning this evening. Blowing snow. Snowfall amount 15 cm. Becoming windy early this evening. Temperature steady near zero. Wind chill minus 9 overnight. Saturday: Freezing rain mixed with snow changing to rain in the morning. Blowing snow in the morning. Rainfall amount 10 to 15 mm. Windy. High 7. Saturday night: Rain. Amount 10 mm. Windy in the evening. Temperature steady near 6. Sunday: Rain. High 7. Sunday night: Rain. Low plus 3. Monday: Periods of rain. High 6. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Tuesday: Rain. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 7. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Thursday: Rain. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    0.1° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.62 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NW 6 km/h
    gusting 10 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    -2.1° C
    Heat Index
    0.1° C
    Dewpoint
    -0.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 21:35:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.8 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    14.5 mm since
    January 16, 2020 00:01
    Civil Rise
    07:30
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (42% full)
    Civil Set
    17:28
    Day Length
    12:29:14
    Day High
    2.4° C @ 14:20 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -1.3° C @ 07:57 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    3.0mm/hr @ 11:29 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    102.14 kPa @ 11:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.12 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -3.7° C @ 20:28 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    2.4° C @ 14:20 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 7km/h @ 21:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    533W/m2 @ 11:18 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.1 @ 12:08 Tdy.

The wind is out of the NE… and that means it’s gonna get cold!

We don’t often get a visit from Old Man Winter, but it looks like we’re going to get very well aquainted over the next few days. Monday is a high of only -6 with a low of -10.

I grew up here in the valley, and i can only remember one time when I was in Elementary school (Grade 5 I think, so 1988?) when it was so cold that there was ice on all the puddles when we went out for recess. I remember because Dave Gibson wore shorts that day. 😀

I’m gonna go look over the EC records and see what the record is for lowest temperature at this time of year.

4 thoughts on “Here comes old man Winter!

  1. Chris, Canadian Politics !! Parliment !!! OMG this contest is fixed like Brad said. So I asked the QUEEN !!! to interceed {like Harper did } and she granted “the contest fixed and Chris to be bandished naked in the snow to prove the exact time of accumulation of said snow !!! Ha

    Mike

  2. lol! What does the Queen know about Snow?! Doesn’t it basically rain 365 days a year in London? 😀

    Ya never know… Elaine might have a chance tonight to get it if it starts early, but I don’t see any moisture anywhere close by right now on the radar.

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