Fri. Jan 17th, 2020

Quiet Days – Sprouts and a Red Moon

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SNOWFALL WARNING IN EFFECT
    Issued: 05:05 AM PST Friday 17 January 2020

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Friday 17 January 2020 - Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. A few flurries this morning. Snow beginning late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High zero. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Snow at times heavy becoming mixed with rain overnight. Risk of freezing rain overnight. Snowfall amount 15 cm. Windy. Temperature steady near zero. Saturday: Snow mixed with rain changing to rain in the morning. Risk of freezing rain early in the morning. High 6. Saturday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Sunday: Rain. High 7. Sunday night: Rain. Low plus 3. Monday: Periods of rain. High 6. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Tuesday: Rain. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 7. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Thursday: Rain. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    -1.0° C
    -0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.84 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    -1.0° C
    Heat Index
    -1.0° C
    Dewpoint
    -1.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 7:35:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    13.7 mm since
    January 16, 2020 00:01
    Civil Rise
    07:30
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (49% full)
    Civil Set
    17:28
    Day Length
    12:29:14
    Day High
    -0.5° C @ 03:18 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -1.2° C @ 00:39 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.84 kPa @ 07:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.12 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -1.2° C @ 00:39 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    -0.5° C @ 03:18 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

It’s been foggy mornings and sunny afternoons for the past while. Not much exciting in the weather department.

I guess that means that Spring is coming. I saw daffodils poking up around our house last week. Lots of little green sprouts here and there.

If you didn’t already know, there will be a Lunar Eclipse on Wednesday! It is a total lunar eclipse! The last one until 2010. If our current weather pattern of foggy mornings and clear evenings holds up we should be able to get a good look at it!

The eclipse starts at about 7PM PST… apparently just before the moon rises here, so keep your eyes locked just North of Mt. Arrowsmith and you should see a Bad Moon Rising! 😉

UPDATE: 4:34PM Wednesday Well, if we can just hold on to this little bit of clear sky for a couple more hours we’ll have ourselves a wonderful eclipse tonight. Everyone work your magic and hold off that approaching front!