Tue. Aug 21st, 2018

It’s all timing

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT IN EFFECT
    Issued: 11:44 AM PDT Tuesday 21 August 2018

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Tuesday 21 August 2018 - Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. Widespread smoke. High 32. Humidex 34. UV index 8 or very high. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy. Widespread smoke. Low 12. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. Widespread smoke becoming local smoke near noon. High 31. Humidex 34. UV index 7 or high. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low 12. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 23. Thursday night: Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 12. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 12. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 20. Saturday night: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 13. Sunday: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 18. Sunday night: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 11. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    31.6° C
    3.6 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.6 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    WNW 0.1 km/h
    gusting 1.6 km/h
    Humidity
    29 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    31.6° C
    Heat Index
    31.6° C
    Dewpoint
    11.4° C
    UV
    2.6
    Solar
    703 W/m2
    Last Updated: 14:20:00 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
    05:44
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (82% full)
    Civil Set
    20:59
    Day Length
    13:22:16
    Day High
    31.6° C @ 14:18 Tdy.
    Day Low
    11.6° C @ 06:16 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.91 kPa @ 08:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.6 kPa @ 14:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    11.6° C @ 06:16 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    31.6° C @ 14:18 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3.4km/h @ 13:15 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    705W/m2 @ 14:18 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    2.7 @ 13:01 Tdy.

Brett Anderson of Accuweather is saying that depending on the timing of weather patterns on Friday, we could have a significant snow event for Friday/Saturday.

At this point, it looks like the storm will track into western Washington later Friday, which is a favorable track for snow in Vancouver assuming there is enough cold air coming in. Rain will likely change to snow from northeast to southwest in the region from southern BC to Washington and then perhaps northwestern Oregon.

How much snow? It is still early, but I certainly could see 5-10 cm in Vancouver and several more in the higher elevations just to the west. An inch or two is even possible in the Seattle area. Computer models are not that impressed for Strait of Georgia enhanced snowfall Saturday over eastern Vancouver Island, but I still think there will be snow showers, especially over southeastern parts of the island and a small accumulation.

Looks like my wife is best positioned to get herself a prize for predicting snow. If anyone out there hasn’t picked a day yet, you might want to get Friday in and pick a time you think it might start to see who is closest!

9 thoughts on “It’s all timing

  1. WAIT A MINUTE HERE no friends or family allowed here chris!!!!

    “Looks like my wife is best positioned to get herself a prize for predicting snow.”

    i call scam!!!! lol

  2. Hey Chris – !!!! I think Brad has something – checking back you posted this ” admin Says:
    November 14th, 2008 at 11:01 pm
    My wife says Dec 12.” and on the start YOU picked Dec 5 then changed to Jan 3 rd – your wifes birthday – and it was to be pick a day – Brad was disquailified for picking 3 days and let pick another day. Now it’s pick a time ?? – I think Brad may have something here — Mike

  3. heh.. brads still all good…

    It’s only pick a time if you are picking a day that someone has already picked…

    if you’re not within an hour on either side of your time that you picked, then the person who picked the day first wins.

    I will be the first to admit I am making this up as I go along, so don’t expect anything too impressive if you win! :p

  4. It’s sort of like the Westminster Parliamentary system… this contest is based more on precedent, or lack of, than any set rules. πŸ˜‰ :p

  5. Chris then me and Eve shold be able to pick a new Day and TIME since OUR days are aready gone by ??? Making it up as we go along so to speak !!

    Mike

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