Fri. Jul 19th, 2019

Quick Update: Careful driving on East Side

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Friday 19 July 2019 - Friday night: Partly cloudy. Clearing this evening. Low 10. Saturday: Sunny. High 27. UV index 7 or high. Saturday night: Partly cloudy. Low 8. Sunday: Sunny. High 29. Sunday night: Clear. Low 11. Monday: Sunny. High 26. Monday night: Clear. Low 14. Tuesday: Sunny. High 25. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 13. Wednesday: Sunny. High 22. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 12. Thursday: Sunny. High 23.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    22.7° C
    -0.9 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.91 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SW 6 km/h
    gusting 13 km/h
    Humidity
    50 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    22.7° C
    Heat Index
    22.7° C
    Dewpoint
    11.8° C
    UV
    1.8
    Solar
    320 W/m2
    Last Updated: 17:40:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.3 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    7.6 mm since
    July 18, 2019 00:07
    Civil Rise
    04:53
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (91% full)
    Civil Set
    21:57
    Day Length
    13:25:32
    Day High
    24.2° C @ 15:42 Tdy.
    Day Low
    10.8° C @ 02:50 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.02 kPa @ 08:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.77 kPa @ 00:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    10.8° C @ 02:50 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    24.2° C @ 15:42 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 8km/h @ 16:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    969W/m2 @ 14:31 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    5.8 @ 12:42 Tdy.

Road conditions vary from hard packed ice across all lanes on Highway 4 and Highway 19 to reasonably dry and clear. It’s nice in Port Alberni and there are only light flurries falling in some parts of Nanaimo this is slated to continue today until it all finally clears away by tonight.

The main topic for the next couple days though will be the cold. It will reach -10C to -17C with the windchill around the Island.

The weekend is looking really quite snowy. More on that later tonight.

In the meantime, bundle up and enjoy the winter sunshine!

6 thoughts on “Quick Update: Careful driving on East Side

  1. I love this cold sunny weather, but yeah, next week, especially Wed/Thu, looks like it could be interesting. I can’t wait to hear your forecast Chris!

  2. O.K…….waiting…..(all the while she is tapping her foot, while nose is firmly planted on the window)…what the heck is expected boys?

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