Thu. Jan 17th, 2019

Lest we Forget – Snow flies 24hr before Contest starts

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Thursday 17 January 2019 - Thursday: Showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. High plus 5. Thursday night: Rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Temperature steady near plus 5. Friday: Rain. Amount 5 to 10 mm. High 7. Friday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Saturday: Rain. High 6. Saturday night: Showers. Low plus 3. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers. High 6. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Tuesday: Rain. High 6. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 3. Wednesday: Cloudy. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    4.4° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    99.7 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
    4.4° C
    Heat Index
    4.4° C
    Dewpoint
    4.2° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    30 W/m2
    Last Updated: 9:15:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    2.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:30
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (84% full)
    Civil Set
    17:28
    Day Length
    12:29:20
    Day High
    4.7° C @ 06:41 Tdy.
    Day Low
    2.4° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    1.8mm/hr @ 03:25 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    99.92 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    99.69 kPa @ 08:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.1° C @ 05:47 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    4.7° C @ 06:41 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 8.9km/h @ 06:40 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    40W/m2 @ 09:05 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

First – Lest we Forget.

Today we pause to remember those who have given their bodies and minds to protect us. Veterans of all wars no matter how big or small or what their cause or result deserve our utmost respect as well as respect from Government.

The snow has started to fly this morning.

Ironically I started the Snow Contest one day too late, so this snowfall will not count towards the contest. Often the first snows don’t accumulate. And I’m actually in Victoria so I can’t even enjoy myself!

So don’t worry, todays snow won’t stop the snow contest. Guesses from 6AM tomorrow on will be honoured and whenever we get accumulating snow will determine who wins.

You have until 6AM tomorrow to enter or change your guess. Remember too that you can pick *any* day even one that someone else has picked. You just need to pick a different time than the other person.

2 thoughts on “Lest we Forget – Snow flies 24hr before Contest starts

  1. I don’t think there will be anything to measure here today. It’s only sticking where there is frost on the ground and the temperature is moving up above 0C.

  2. Well, as of 5:30pm this evening, my lawn is more or less white, and I can measure a full 1.0cm of snow on hard surfaces like the top of the BBQ or the hood of my old truck. Drive 5 blocks to the north, and everything is green. Weird I say.

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