Fri. Dec 14th, 2018

Records will fall. Heat continues to Thursday

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - WIND WARNING IN EFFECT
    Issued: 3:52 PM PST Friday 14 December 2018

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Friday 14 December 2018 - Friday night: Rain ending this evening then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind east 30 km/h becoming southwest 50 gusting to 90 early this evening then light late this evening. Low plus 3. Saturday: Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers in the morning. Rain beginning near noon. High 6. Saturday night: Rain. Temperature steady near plus 5. Sunday: Rain. High 6. Sunday night: Rain. Low 6. Monday: Rain. High 7. Monday night: Rain. Low 6. Tuesday: Rain. High 7. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 7. Wednesday: Rain. High 8. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Thursday: Periods of rain. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    6.4° C
    -0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.29 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 15.6 km/h
    gusting 27.4 km/h
    Humidity
    79 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    3.3° C
    Heat Index
    6.4° C
    Dewpoint
    3.0° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 20:30:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    43.9 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:28
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (47% full)
    Civil Set
    16:59
    Day Length
    12:14:00
    Day High
    10.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    6.4° C @ 20:28 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    9.1mm/hr @ 08:02 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    100.36 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    99.05 kPa @ 14:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.3° C @ 17:37 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    10.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 39.7km/h @ 17:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    32W/m2 @ 14:11 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Environment Canada just updated their special weather statement.. It is below.

We set a record at the Airport for the day yesterday and we will likely set one today as well as Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. These are not long term record though. I will hopefully get a chance to go through the long term stats and see if we have set any daily highs over the long term. The chances are pretty good.

Stay cool out there!

12:32 PM PDT Sunday 13 July 2014
Special weather statement in effect for:

Inland Vancouver Island
Hot weather to peak today…

The highest temperatures of the current hot spell are expected today for coastal British Columbia. Afternoon maximums will approach or exceed 32 degrees inland and away from the cooling influence of the ocean. In the Alberni Valley, temperatures today will reach the mid 30’s while in the Pemberton Valley, temperatures could exceed 40 degrees.

Even after the peak of the heat today, temperatures will rise into the upper 20’s to low 30’s each afternoon through Wednesday, a solid 5 to 8 degrees above normal.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible over the Lower Mainland early Monday morning as an upper disturbance moves northwards from Washington state.

Hot, dry weather can lead to higher fire risk. Please see the B.C. wildfire management branch website at bcwildfire.Ca for more details and fire safety tips.

Tweet your significant weather updates using the #bcstorm hashtag.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.