Mon. Jan 20th, 2020

How Much Snow?

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PST Monday 20 January 2020 - Monday: Mainly cloudy. Rain beginning this afternoon. High 9. UV index 1 or low. Monday night: Rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Low plus 3. Tuesday: Rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Becoming windy early in the afternoon. High 7. Tuesday night: Showers. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Rain. High plus 5. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 2. Thursday: Rain. High 8. Thursday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Friday: Rain. High 7. Friday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Saturday: Periods of rain. High 8. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 3. Sunday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    5.0° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.1 kPa
    falling
    Wind
    NW5 km/h
    gusting 5 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    NA° C
    Heat Index
    6.2° C
    Dewpoint
    4.5° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    10 W/m2
    Last Updated: 8:30:00 PDT
    Station Reports Delayed
    400 minutes
    Showing Nearest Official Station

    Observed at: Port Alberni 2:00 PM PST Monday 20 January 2020
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    15.7 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    115.1 mm since
    January 16, 2020 00:01
    Civil Rise
    07:28
    Moon Phase
    Waning crescent (18% full)
    Civil Set
    17:32
    Day Length
    12:30:10
    Day High
    8.1° C @ 06:46 Tdy.
    Day Low
    3.2° C @ 01:45 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    15.2mm/hr @ 03:51 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.18 kPa @ 00:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.89 kPa @ 03:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.2° C @ 03:16 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    8.1° C @ 06:46 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 16km/h @ 06:45 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    11W/m2 @ 08:28 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

It seems to be unanimous… we’re going to get some snow over the next few days. How Much? EC says 5-10cm tomorrow… will we get that? More? Less? All Weekend? Will there be school on Monday?

Who knows!

All we can do is wait for the white fluffies to start falling from the sky.

Update: (Jan 29,12:42PM)
Finally!! We got lots of snow. There was about 18cm, 8″ this morning when I woke up. (6th and Redford). There is apparently lots more out at the lake… over a foot (30cm) by some accounts.

To answer Cindy in the Comments… the snow has stopped, and the major streets in Port Alberni are plowed and wet now. The sun has come out, so it has melted what was left from the scrape.

You may notice that the Weather Camera has changed slightly. I have installed a filter (ND2 Gradual Grey) that has made the picture much brighter! I’ve also received my replacement camera (because I burned the lens of the first one… those are the pink streaks you see).

A wonderful day! Hope everyone enjoys the snow and sun! I know my kids are enjoying it!

Oh! And if you’re on Facebook! Feel Free to join the group I’ve just created. It’s called Vancouver Island Weather Nuts! Add your friends!

52 thoughts on “How Much Snow?

  1. I made a facebook group!

    Vancouver Island Weather Nuts! 😀

    I invited you Dan, but Deb, you weren’t in my friends list yet… so you’ll have to search 😀

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