Fri. Mar 22nd, 2019

Quiet Days – Sprouts and a Red Moon

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Friday 22 March 2019 - Friday: Increasing cloudiness. Rain beginning late this afternoon. Becoming windy early this afternoon. High 13. UV index 4 or moderate. Friday night: Rain ending late this evening then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. Risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 14. UV index 3 or moderate. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 2. Sunday: Sunny. High 15. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Monday: Increasing cloudiness. High 13. Monday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. Tuesday: Showers. High 9. Tuesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 4. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 12. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 3. Thursday: Sunny. High 13.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    16.6° C
    1.9 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.94 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 8.0 km/h
    gusting 14.5 km/h
    Humidity
    42 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    16.6° C
    Heat Index
    16.6° C
    Dewpoint
    3.6° C
    UV
    3.4
    Solar
    703 W/m2
    Last Updated: 13:00:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.4 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:45
    Moon Phase
    Full (95% full)
    Civil Set
    20:07
    Day Length
    13:26:04
    Day High
    16.6° C @ 12:55 Tdy.
    Day Low
    7.3° C @ 07:32 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.57 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.94 kPa @ 12:58 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    7.3° C @ 07:32 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    16.6° C @ 12:55 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 10.0km/h @ 01:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    819W/m2 @ 12:57 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    3.6 @ 12:57 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!