Northern Lights Tomorrow – In the Wind and Rain

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Thursday 19 July 2018 - Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Windy early this evening. Low 11. Friday: Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. High 21. UV index 5 or moderate. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low 11. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 27. Saturday night: Clear. Low 11. Sunday: Sunny. High 33. Sunday night: Clear. Low 13. Monday: Sunny. High 35. Monday night: Clear. Low 14. Tuesday: Sunny. High 28. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 14. Wednesday: Sunny. High 27.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    14.6° C
    -0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.01 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SSW 5.1 km/h
    gusting 9.7 km/h
    Humidity
    81 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    14.6° C
    Heat Index
    14.6° C
    Dewpoint
    11.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 1:25:00 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
    04:54
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (56% full)
    Civil Set
    21:55
    Day Length
    13:25:36
    Day High
    14.9° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    14.6° C @ 01:18 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.02 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102 kPa @ 00:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    14.6° C @ 01:18 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    14.9° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 5.1km/h @ 01:25 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Tomorrow is pretty interesting. First, plenty of rain is coming. Nothing too serious, but a good 40mm. Enough to get the streets running. That should start overnight with the strongest downpours in through the morning and middle of the day.

There will be some wind with it, but nothing like Saturday. That should come in the 4PM or later timeframe.

And finally, there could very well be some Northern Lights tomorrow. A major solar flare blasted off the sun this morning and the CME should hit us tomorrow morning with auroras lasting all day.

Are you going to be able to see them? Probably not. ๐Ÿ™‚ But hey, you never know. If you see any clear spots in the north sky after dark keep an eye out for green or red lights.

And finally, I did not escape unscathed from the 89kph winds yesterday. My roof got a bit exposed after some of my shingles blew loose.

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But thanks to a call to Javen Simon roofing, it was fixed quickly and expertly. And Javen’s apparently a big fan of Alberniweather.ca so a doubly great guy. Thanks Javen!

(And no, that’s not a paid advertisement like you hear on the radio ๐Ÿ™‚ Just happy my roof is all put back together)

3 Replies to “Northern Lights Tomorrow – In the Wind and Rain”

  1. Just for everyone’s enjoyment, 1 am observations at Sartine Island: Wind SSE 68, gusting 77.
    That’s knots, folks, not km/h.ย 

    not anywhere near as bad down where i am, but it is keeping me awake…. ๐Ÿ™‚

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