Fri. Nov 16th, 2018

Summer might finally be over

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Friday 16 November 2018 - Friday: Mainly cloudy. High 10. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Mainly cloudy. Low plus 4. Saturday: Clearing in the morning. High 8. UV index 1 or low. Saturday night: Clear. Low minus 1. Sunday: Sunny. High 7. Sunday night: Clear. Low minus 2. Monday: Sunny. High 7. Monday night: Clear. Low plus 1. Tuesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 8. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 10. Wednesday night: Rain. Low 6. Thursday: Rain. High 10.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    10.9° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.52 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NE 6.3 km/h
    gusting 17.7 km/h
    Humidity
    78 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    10.9° C
    Heat Index
    10.9° C
    Dewpoint
    7.2° C
    UV
    0.8
    Solar
    168 W/m2
    Last Updated: 10:20:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:55
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (61% full)
    Civil Set
    17:12
    Day Length
    12:04:02
    Day High
    11.2° C @ 09:52 Tdy.
    Day Low
    9.8° C @ 06:45 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.52 kPa @ 09:58 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.21 kPa @ 00:58 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    8.4° C @ 07:01 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    11.2° C @ 09:52 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 10.7km/h @ 10:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    378W/m2 @ 09:56 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.8 @ 09:49 Tdy.

Well, I think today might be it.

Get out there and enjoy the sun because after today you’ll be seeing a lot more cloud, and by the end of week, some rain.

First, Ken Clark at Accuweather says the West Coast is in for a cool down. Now he’s in California, so they’ll be coming down for way up high, but even Seattle has been 4F above normal over the past week and we’ve been way up there too. We’re looking at getting back to normal temperatures (10-15C highs) this week.

Bret Anderson at Accuweather gives us a little more detail on the next month worth of weather… basically, cool, and wet… in other words. Normal. 🙂

We’ve had a great run this summer.

Maybe our next contest should be…. first frost?

7 thoughts on “Summer might finally be over

  1. Hey Chris, weather underground shows a chance of snow for next Friday, whoaaa? Such a discrepancy between environment canada’s forcasted low of 10 for Fri? What’s up with that?

  2. That’s pretty wild!

    They’re calling for a low of 0C and a windchill of -2C

    Wow.

    Well, I guess all we can do is wait. We’ll know by Tuesday what the solid forecast is for Friday.

    My GFS map only goes out 4 days… the 7 day GSF model Forecast only shows it going down to around 2C on Wednesday though, so who knows!

  3. SNOW?!?!?!? Isn’t that a little early? I know Mt Washington might get dusted in the coming week or two, and I heard there was a snow prediction for Alberta, but out here?!? Methinks someone got their forecasts a little mixed up. 😉

  4. Chris, when I left my house yesterday morning at about 8:00 it was 2C and the neighbour’s roof had frost on the north slope!

  5. Well, I had to scrape frost off of the car windows yesterday morning. So much for the contest! It has already been…

  6. I see our local hilltops (as well as the ranges out to the coast and up Bedwell Valley) were nicely dusted with the seasons first snowfall.

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