Sat. Oct 20th, 2018

Possible Thunderstorms today

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - FOG ADVISORY , Port Alberni
    Issued: 04:52 AM PDT Saturday 20 October 2018

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Saturday 20 October 2018 - Saturday: Fog dissipating late this morning then mainly cloudy. Clearing this afternoon. High 16. UV index 2 or low. Saturday night: Increasing cloudiness this evening. Fog developing late this evening. Low plus 4. Sunday: Fog dissipating late in the morning then mainly cloudy. Clearing in the afternoon. High 16. UV index 2 or low. Sunday night: Fog. Low plus 3. Monday: Fog. High 15. Monday night: Cloudy. Low plus 4. Tuesday: Rain. High 15. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 8. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 14. Wednesday night: Rain. Low 9. Thursday: Rain. High 12. Thursday night: Rain. Low 7. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 12.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    9.3° C
    0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.46 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    96 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    9.3° C
    Heat Index
    9.3° C
    Dewpoint
    8.7° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 7:30:00 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
    07:14
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (84% full)
    Civil Set
    18:52
    Day Length
    13:03:57
    Day High
    9.3° C @ 07:28 Tdy.
    Day Low
    7.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.56 kPa @ 02:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.46 kPa @ 07:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    7.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    9.3° C @ 07:28 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 1.7km/h @ 01:00 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Looks like there is a possibility of thunderstorms today and likely tomorrow as well. I can see on the Lightning tracking map (click the orange link in the forecast) that the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley are getting a fair amount of lightning. Would love to see some here! Especially if it brought a nice dump of rain with it to cool things off and water my parched and prickly grass.

More of the same through the week. Getting hotter tomorrow and then will start to cool down. Mid-to-late August looks like we might get a break in the dry spell and have some weather come in from the West, but who knows. This ridge of high pressure has been strong and persistent!

There have been extreme heat temperature records set all across Europe and the Middle East this year. 16 in total now. If you’d like to know more about that, check out this blog from Dr. Jeff Masters.