Fri. Feb 22nd, 2019

Updated: Power Outage at Alberniweather

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Thursday 21 February 2019 - Thursday night: Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning late this evening. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 1. Wind chill minus 3 in the evening. Friday: Periods of snow ending near noon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain showers. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. High 6. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Cloudy. Flurries beginning late in the evening. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 2. Wind chill near minus 4. Saturday: Flurries or rain showers. High plus 4. Saturday night: Clear. Low minus 4. Sunday: Sunny. High plus 5. Sunday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Monday: Sunny. High 7. Monday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Tuesday: Sunny. High 6. Tuesday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 5.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    4.2° C
    0.6 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.59 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 1.6 km/h
    gusting 6.4 km/h
    Humidity
    69 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    4.2° C
    Heat Index
    4.2° C
    Dewpoint
    -1.0° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 0:55:00 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
    06:42
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (89% full)
    Civil Set
    18:24
    Day Length
    12:32:40
    Day High
    4.2° C @ 00:53 Tdy.
    Day Low
    3.6° C @ 00:04 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.64 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.59 kPa @ 00:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.8° C @ 00:26 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    4.2° C @ 00:53 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 6.4km/h @ 00:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

The power came back on just as I was headed out the door. Site is updating normally.

Around 1300 other BCHydro customers in Port Alberni have been affected as well.

Current Conditions will not be updating until the power comes back on. BC Hydro says 8:30AM. I haven’t checked the batteries in my weather station for a year or two, hopefully they last that long.

The rain will continue today and tomorrow. It will be heavier tomorrow than today. It’s also cold enough for snow to fall in Sutton Pass and other localities so watch for that. Apparently there is black ice in Nanaimo.

It’s going to get below freezing for all of us on the weekend, more chances of snow on Sunday.

There will also be a chance for another bout of wind on Tuesday afternoon.

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