Wed. May 22nd, 2019

Light flurries this morning – More potential on Sunday morning

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Wednesday 22 May 2019 - Wednesday night: Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 8. Thursday: Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud late in the afternoon. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 27. UV index 7 or high. Thursday night: A few clouds. Low 9. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 21. Friday night: Clear. Low 9. Saturday: Sunny. High 25. Saturday night: Clear. Low 9. Sunday: Sunny. High 31. Sunday night: Clear. Low 11. Monday: Sunny. High 26. Monday night: Clear. Low 12. Tuesday: Sunny. High 23.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    16.4° C
    -1.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.65 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    69 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    16.4° C
    Heat Index
    16.4° C
    Dewpoint
    10.7° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 23:45:00 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
    04:46
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (80% full)
    Civil Set
    21:46
    Day Length
    13:15:53
    Day High
    27.5° C @ 14:13 Tdy.
    Day Low
    9.6° C @ 05:58 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.65 kPa @ 23:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.18 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    9.6° C @ 05:58 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    27.5° C @ 14:13 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 16.2km/h @ 18:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    1005W/m2 @ 13:37 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    6.0 @ 13:11 Tdy.

There were light flurries on the whole drive between Port Alberni and Parksville this morning.  The roads were only wet however though there are some reports of snow sticking in the Qualicum area and at higher elevations in Port Alberni.

UWash has the south east corner of the Island around Cowichan and the Gulf Islands getting some accumulation in the 7-10AM period this morning if it stays around 0°C.

Things get more interesting on Sunday in the early morning when the model has widespread light snow across the Island.


But you should notice the Alberni Valley is clear.  Most of the snow potential will be on the East Coast again.

This will all depend on the temperature overnight as the daytime tenperatures are still expected to get well above freezing so no matter what I would be surprised if there was any snow left by the afternoon on Sunday.

Have a great weekend!