April 10, 2020

SUCCESS!! New Sensors online and functioning!

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Friday 10 April 2020 - Friday: Mainly sunny. High 22. UV index 6 or high. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low plus 2. Saturday: Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 20. UV index 5 or moderate. Saturday night: Clear. Low zero. Sunday: Sunny. High 16. Sunday night: Clear. Low zero. Monday: Sunny. High 19. Monday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Tuesday: Sunny. High 20. Tuesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 5. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low 6. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 17.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    12.8° C
    -0.9 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.9 kPa
    falling
    Wind
    E2 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    65 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    NA° C
    Heat Index
    7.7° C
    Dewpoint
    6.3° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 2:00:00 PDT
    Station Reports Delayed
    571 minutes
    Showing Nearest Official Station

    Observed at: Port Alberni 11:00 AM PDT Friday 10 April 2020
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    0.0 mm since
    March 28, 2020 00:03
    Civil Rise
    06:02
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (92% full)
    Civil Set
    20:39
    Day Length
    13:20:19
    Day High
    9.8° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    7.7° C @ 01:58 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.87 kPa @ 01:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.82 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    7.7° C @ 01:58 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    9.8° C @ 00:00 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.

Below you will see I’ve highlighted the new readings in purple. I’ll keep them purple like that for today and tomorrow (except when the warnings override them.).

The database is still updating with the new information (it has to start from scratch, over 270,000 records!). It’s currently working on records from October 2006 so it could be tomorrow before the graphs, and some archival data update.

Thank you for your patience.

Enjoy!

Chris

What’s Evapotranspiration? Click for a definition. Basically it’s a calculation of how much moisture is transferring from the Earth to the Atmosphere. Think of it as reverse-rain! šŸ™‚

UPDATE: 11:45: The Database is only on records from January 2006, so the graphs and historical data likely won’t be updated until sometime late tonight or tomorrow morning. I will turn the graphs off until the database update is complete.

UPDATE: 21:33: The Database is almost there.. 70,000 records to go, so it should be done by about 1AM tonight. I’m going to turn the graphs back on before I go to bed so that when the database finishes the graphs will update immediately.

UPDATE: 8:21 Friday: Hi everyone. Slight hiccup! We got a new long distance plan with Telus and they “upgraded” our Internet Service. Which apparently means it stops working in the middle of the night until you phone them in the morning. GRR! So the database isn’t quite finished updating, but it should be done by 11:00 this morning.