Light snow possible today and chance rest of week.

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Tuesday 20 March 2018 - Tuesday night: Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning before morning. Low plus 4. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 9. Wednesday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 5. Thursday: Rain. High 7. Thursday night: Rain showers or flurries. Low plus 1. Friday: Snow or rain. High 6. Friday night: Showers. Low zero. Saturday: Rain. High 7. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 2. Sunday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 9. Sunday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 2. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 11.

  • Current Conditions
    9.6° C
    -0.6 ° C/hr
    101.4 kPa
    S 9.6 km/h
    gusting 17.7 km/h
    71 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    8.2° C
    Heat Index
    9.6° C
    4.6° C
    92 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:15:00 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
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (14% full)
    Civil Set
    Day Length
    Day High
    11.6° C @ 16:28 Tdy.
    Day Low
    3.2° C @ 02:34 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    Day High Barometer
    102.15 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.4 kPa @ 18:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.2° C @ 02:34 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    11.6° C @ 16:28 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 12.9km/h @ 17:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    925W/m2 @ 14:17 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    3.2 @ 14:22 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!


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