Tue. Oct 15th, 2019

It’s almost Spring, time for Snow!

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Monday 14 October 2019 - Monday night: Cloudy. Low 7. Tuesday: Cloudy. Rain beginning in the morning. High 12. UV index 1 or low. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Temperature steady near 12. Wednesday: Rain. High 15. Wednesday night: Rain. Low 8. Thursday: Showers. High 13. Thursday night: Rain. Low 8. Friday: Rain. High 12. Friday night: Rain. Low 6. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 12. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 6. Sunday: Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. High 12.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    10.3° C
    -0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.61 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    88 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    10.3° C
    Heat Index
    10.3° C
    Dewpoint
    8.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 0:25:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    07:06
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (98% full)
    Civil Set
    19:02
    Day Length
    13:04:57
    Day High
    10.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    10.3° C @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.61 kPa @ 00:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.61 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    10.3° C @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    10.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

So you might have noticed in the forecast for next week there is mention of the whitestuff!

Mark Madryga was mentioning it on his forecast Thursday morning as well and he seemed quite adamant that “higher elevations” could receive a bit of snow on Monday.

What do you think? Are we in for a big dump! Is this going to be our Snowmageaddon? Are we going to give up our record warm January and February and have a Decembery-March?

Can this winter get any more abnormal?

16 thoughts on “It’s almost Spring, time for Snow!

  1. Ha. Well that doesn’t look like it’s in the cards right now. But that certainly would make it more snowmageaddon like! 🙂

    To be honest though, snow in March or even April isn’t that unusual. But the past 2 months have been just so warm, it’s weird that now we’re getting the possibility of snow!

  2. According EC records, the record snowfall for March was March 1 ’71, with 41.1 cm! On April 8 ’72 5.8 cm fell. Do you think we can beat those?

  3. All this fun stuff possibly coming, and the only enhancements I can’t generate on a narrow bandwidth receiver are the precip ones. DOH! The MSA ones are coming in nicely, and the MCIR are a work in progress.

  4. you mean I might actually get to use the quad and plow I bought just to keep my driveway clear this year??? yeesh – I went two years in a row with no driveway due to the snow, and now I’m looking forward to it!

  5. It’s snowing nicely at Burde Hill right now 5:30pm. The grass is white, like my knuckles all the way from Nanaimo, when I first saw the sleet at 4:00.

  6. WE even got it out here on the coast. Last report I had was the dandruff had blades of grass poking through. Might be an interesting drive to work tomorrow.

  7. Oh my.. thats a doozy swirling out there off the Queen Charolettes.. my computer hasn’t even rendered the image yet and I am already in awe how “pretty” it is..

  8. That is a doozy indeed!

    I was noticing a couple days ago on a north-west hemisphere SST anomaly map there was a chunk of overly warm water off our shores…

    I was watching satellite images over the past few days and was noticing the moisture really picking up from where that warm water was.

    One wonders if that’s contributing to the strength of that low pressure centre up there.

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