Mon. Jan 21st, 2019

Light snow possible today and chance rest of week.

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Monday 21 January 2019 - Monday: Sunny. Increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating near noon. High plus 4. UV index 1 or low. Monday night: Cloudy. Rain beginning late this evening. Amount 10 mm. Low plus 2. Tuesday: Rain. Amount 15 mm. Temperature steady near plus 3. Tuesday night: Rain. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 6. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low minus 1. Thursday: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 6. Thursday night: Cloudy. Low plus 2. Friday: Cloudy. High plus 5. Friday night: Cloudy. Low plus 3. Saturday: Cloudy. High 8. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 1. Sunday: Cloudy. High 8.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    0.6° C
    0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.67 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 4.8 km/h
    Humidity
    99 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    0.6° C
    Heat Index
    0.6° C
    Dewpoint
    0.4° C
    UV
    0.1
    Solar
    55 W/m2
    Last Updated: 10:35:00 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
    07:27
    Moon Phase
    Full (100% full)
    Civil Set
    17:34
    Day Length
    12:30:32
    Day High
    2.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    0.3° C @ 09:13 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.67 kPa @ 10:28 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.84 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -3.1° C @ 08:59 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    2.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 6.6km/h @ 09:00 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    62W/m2 @ 10:20 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.5 @ 10:20 Tdy.

The winter weather continues.  It got down to -5.3°C this morning at Alberniweather, colder at the airport.

So far it has been mostly dry and quite pleasant and sunny with just a few flurries in the air, but that is changing Wednesday.

All of the models predict a small amount of snow starting mid morning Wednesday. ( the first grey bars below)

It will clear up and get cold again tonight and then there is risk of a little more snow tomorrow morning.

The only model that disagrees is UWash. It does not have any snow falling near sea level. But given how cold it is, the only thing that will make snow less likely is if the system itself doesn’t have the uumpf to deliver the precipitation at all.

Here is a vancouver forescasters perspective.

So we’ll see.

The cold weather will continue into the weekend and there may be a little larger system on the way for Friday and Saturday but it is too early to say what it might deliver us.

Finally, please consider donating to The Coldest Night, and come walk for the cause on Saturday. It will definitely be chilly.

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Happy Wednesday!