Fri. Feb 15th, 2019

Mostly dry but cold week

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PST Friday 15 February 2019 - Friday: A few wet flurries changing to a few rain showers and ending late this afternoon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers. Snowfall amount 2 cm. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of wet flurries. Temperature steady near plus 1. Saturday: Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of wet flurries changing to 60 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. High plus 5. UV index 1 or low. Saturday night: Clear. Low minus 4. Sunday: Sunny. High plus 5. Sunday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Monday: Sunny. High plus 4. Monday night: Increasing cloudiness. Low minus 2. Tuesday: Cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 4. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low zero. Wednesday: Cloudy. High 6. Wednesday night: Clear. Low minus 3. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 5.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    2.8° C
    0.9 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.22 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    98 %
    Rain Rate
    2.3 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    2.8° C
    Heat Index
    2.8° C
    Dewpoint
    2.5° C
    UV
    1.2
    Solar
    287 W/m2
    Last Updated: 11:50:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    5.1 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:54
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (80% full)
    Civil Set
    18:12
    Day Length
    12:33:19
    Day High
    2.8° C @ 11:48 Tdy.
    Day Low
    0.4° C @ 02:06 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    5.1mm/hr @ 10:25 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    100.22 kPa @ 11:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    99.28 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.4° C @ 02:06 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    2.8° C @ 11:48 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0.0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    327W/m2 @ 11:31 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.2 @ 11:30 Tdy.

The South Island is going to get some rain this morning but we should be spared. The fun for the week starts Tuesday when we have dropping temperatures forecast during the day.

By 4PM Tuesday the majority of the Island is at or below zero. We generally start to fog over if we are not well below zero with dry air to tame the Alberni Inlet and Valley inversion influences. The fog keeps us warmer than other places might be with cold clear skies. So we will just have to see how that works out, it seems very hard to predict whether than fog happens or not. The models certainly don’t ever have much idea.
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By Wednesday morning we are approaching -5° C
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However, it will be a relatively short lived cold snap it seems. By Saturday we might just see temperatures approaching 15° C. Not bad for the second to last week of November! Any highs around 14°C and lows below -3° C would be in daily record territory since 1995.