Wed. Jun 26th, 2019

Signing off for Month of July – HAPPY CANADA DAY – and Exciting Views Coming!

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Wednesday 26 June 2019 - Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 24. UV index 7 or high. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Rain beginning before morning. Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Low 11. Thursday: Rain. High 14. UV index 2 or low. Thursday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 9. Friday: Cloudy. High 20. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 9. Saturday: Sunny. High 23. Saturday night: Clear. Low 10. Sunday: Sunny. High 24. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 12. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low 13. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22.

  • Current Conditions
    23.2° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    100.98 kPa
    NE 9.7 km/h
    gusting 19.3 km/h
    43 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    23.2° C
    Heat Index
    23.2° C
    9.9° C
    955 W/m2
    Last Updated: 15:15:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (36% full)
    Civil Set
    Day Length
    Day High
    23.3° C @ 15:08 Tdy.
    Day Low
    10.0° C @ 05:44 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    Day High Barometer
    101.29 kPa @ 06:58 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.98 kPa @ 15:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    10.0° C @ 05:44 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    23.3° C @ 15:08 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 14.8km/h @ 15:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    1195W/m2 @ 12:28 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    6.5 @ 12:28 Tdy.

See You Soon.

This will be my final post on this blog until August as I and my family take a much needed break and vacation to see friends and family and amazing things. Next blog post will be on or after August 2. I may post a few updates on the facebook page or twitter though who knows. Weather is interesting in all corners of the world!

Even though there will be no blog posts, the weather station and webcam will still be active so the data here and the live webcam will still work as long as the computer is running :). I will check every once in a while just to make sure it is all cool. I have noticed that on very hot days the webcam has shut itself down, likely due to overheating. But it is on a timer, so eventually it should return automagically.

Fabulous Forecast!

All that said, that doesn’t mean there isn’t news today! First, the forecast for Canada Day weekend looks darn near perfect.  A mix of sun and cloud, no precipitation anywhere to be seen, and pleasant temperstures in the 20s.

Canada 150

Make sure you check out all the Canada 150 festivities with the Parade on Stamp and 3rd Avenue (starting at Catalyst paper mill), the Triconic challenge, the party at Harbour Quay and fireworks!

Coming Soon! A New View!

Something super exciting happened yesterday!

That is a new skylight in my upstairs bathroom.  As you can see, I can now not only see my anemometre, the skylight opens so I can climb through and easily get on the roof! Not only will this make it easier for me to maintain the anemometre (and my Christmas Lights!) but I can now realize my goal of putting the 360° Live Webcam up there!  The views are amazing!

I will install it up there as soon as possible in August. It’s going to be awesome!

Once we make it safe up there, I am hoping to be able to climb up and be able to watch the stars and even pull my telescope up there maybe. But we will see in August.

So, for now, from my family to yours…. Happy Canada Day. Stay safe out there. Have fun and have a wonderful July.

1 thought on “Signing off for Month of July – HAPPY CANADA DAY – and Exciting Views Coming!

  1. Hi Chris. I wanted to let you know that the CFMETR open house this year is 9 Sept 17. I know you and your family enjoyed it the last time you were here for it.


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