Tue. Dec 11th, 2018

Light Flurries falling – Small Accumulation possible in some areas before rain and wind

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PST Tuesday 11 December 2018 - Tuesday: Rain. Amount 15 to 25 mm. High 6. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers early this evening then partly cloudy. Fog patches developing after midnight. Low plus 1. Wednesday: Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers in the morning. Rain beginning in the morning. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Amount 10 to 15 mm. High 6. Wednesday night: Periods of rain. Low 6. Thursday: Periods of rain. High 6. Thursday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 5. Friday: Rain. High 8. Friday night: Rain. Low 6. Saturday: Rain. High 8. Saturday night: Rain. Low 7. Sunday: Rain. High 9. Sunday night: Rain. Low 7. Monday: Rain. High 9.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    5.4° C
    0.7 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.03 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NNW 6.6 km/h
    gusting 12.9 km/h
    Humidity
    100 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    4.0° C
    Heat Index
    5.4° C
    Dewpoint
    5.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    59 W/m2
    Last Updated: 14:25:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    37.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:25
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (19% full)
    Civil Set
    16:59
    Day Length
    12:12:35
    Day High
    5.8° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    3.2° C @ 07:47 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    8.9mm/hr @ 07:16 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.45 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    99.93 kPa @ 10:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    1.1° C @ 11:14 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    5.8° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 6.6km/h @ 14:25 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    499W/m2 @ 13:25 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.9 @ 13:21 Tdy.

The clear skies last night dropped our temperature down to just below freezing (-0.4°C).  We now have some moisture coming in from the Pacific…

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… And that is giving us a few flurries this morning.  Nothing was sticking when I walked out the door at 6AM and nothing is predicted to stick according to the UWash models but cooler parts of the Valley and higher elevations may have a skiff of snow on the ground.  There is also a chance for freezing rain, so please be careful driving.  If we get a quick shot of heavier precipitation when the main system moves in we may see some of that fall as wet snow and accumulate before turning to rain.

The image below is the snow forecast for 4AMTue-Wed.  You can see the snow stayin to the higher elevations.

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Rain and Wind coming Monday/Tuesday.

There is around 30mm of rain expected to fall by Tuesday morning.

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Another 30mm, though probably less, will fall on Tuesday to Wednesday morning.

The precipitation has already started falling this morning obviously howevernthe strongest rain looks on the model to be around the noonhour and tapering off after 2PM and ending by 5PM.

More rain will begin tonight and overnight, peak around 9AM Tuesday and finish around 2PM Tuesday afternoon,  More rain is coming Wednesday afternoon.

There will be some gusty Southerly and SouthEast winds this morning peaking again around noon and then peaking again tomorrow around 10AM.  No Wind warnings have been issued for our area though.

Have a Happy  Monday and don’t forget to put in your guess for the Snow Contest! We have First and 2nd prizes this year! And make sure you Like the Facebook page and share it around for others to Like! We are over 1000 likes now so I will do the draw on Friday when the snow contest guessing closes! Have a great week!