September 23, 2020

Picture post! More snow than expected. Rain and warmth coming next!

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT
    Issued: 4:43 PM PDT Wednesday 23 September 2020

    Forecast Issued 4:38 PM PDT Wednesday 23 September 2020 - Wednesday night: Showers at times heavy with risk of a thunderstorm. Amount 10 to 15 mm except 30 mm near thunderstorms. Windy this evening. Low 12. Thursday: Showers with risk of a thunderstorm. Amount 10 to 15 mm. High 16. UV index 1 or low. Thursday night: Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers early in the evening. Rain beginning in the evening. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Low 11. Friday: Showers. Windy. High 18. Friday night: Rain. Low 10. Saturday: Periods of rain. High 20. Saturday night: Rain. Low 11. Sunday: Rain. High 17. Sunday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 12. Monday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 18. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 21.

We lucked out and it stayed quite a bit colder than was originally forecast! We ended up with one of the biggest totals of snow on the Island along with Courtenay. 8.5cm was measured at Alberniweather HQ.

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It’s going to get warm too. It should be 5°C or more today and tomorrow.

Then Wednesday morning it might get even warmer. Victoria and Puget Sound might even get over 13° C.

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If you’ve been bored with our weather the past few months, it’s about to get a lot more active as a whole train of systems lines up in the pacific to get us.

Here is the lineup!
Monday night:

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Tuesday night:

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Wednesday noontime:

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Thursday morning:

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Thursday night/Friday morning:

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And Saturday morning:

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Happy Family Day Monday! Couldn’t really ask for a better holiday!