Nice weekend! Damp week, and… winter reminder?

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Sunday 22 July 2018 - Sunday: Sunny. High 31. Humidex 33. UV index 8 or very high. Sunday night: Clear. Low 13. Monday: Sunny. High 32. Humidex 33. UV index 8 or very high. Monday night: Clear. Low 13. Tuesday: Sunny. High 34. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 13. Wednesday: Sunny. High 35. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 13. Thursday: Sunny. High 34. Thursday night: Clear. Low 14. Friday: Sunny. High 29. Friday night: Clear. Low 15. Saturday: Sunny. High 29.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    30.7° C
    0.9 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.04 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NNE 4.3 km/h
    gusting 11.3 km/h
    Humidity
    31 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    30.7° C
    Heat Index
    30.7° C
    Dewpoint
    11.6° C
    UV
    5.8
    Solar
    935 W/m2
    Last Updated: 14:55:00 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
    04:57
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (79% full)
    Civil Set
    21:52
    Day Length
    13:25:41
    Day High
    31.1° C @ 14:25 Tdy.
    Day Low
    12.4° C @ 06:05 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.38 kPa @ 07:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.04 kPa @ 14:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    12.4° C @ 06:05 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    31.1° C @ 14:25 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 5.9km/h @ 12:25 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    956W/m2 @ 14:13 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    6.5 @ 13:16 Tdy.

It’s not every day that the forecast turns out to be as wrong, on the good side, as it was this weekend. We went in expecting a dreary and blustery couple of days and ended up with two not too shabby spring days.

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I know I was not the only one who got caught outside when it decided to pour Sunday afternoon. Thankfully, it was just a quick cloud burst. Just enough to water in the new strawberry plants.

The coming week is looking very variable. If the fog clears, today might be pretty nice. Tuesday and Wednesday looks a little wetter. Thursday is slated to be sunny, and Friday we go back to rain.

Be prepared! πŸ™‚

What is really interesting is what might be in store after the weekend… As you can see from the image below, by Friday, there will be an awful lot of cold air creeping down from the north.

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By Saturday, it invades:

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This is still a little far out, so we will have to see how much of the forecast sticks. Winter might be coming back for one last encore presentation!