Thu. Aug 22nd, 2019

Sun before the Storm!

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Thursday 22 August 2019 - Thursday: Clearing. High 24. Humidex 26. UV index 8 or very high. Thursday night: Increasing cloudiness. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Low 13. Friday: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers in the morning then a mix of sun and cloud. High 22. UV index 6 or high. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 12. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 24. Saturday night: Clear. Low 13. Sunday: Sunny. High 24. Sunday night: Clear. Low 10. Monday: Sunny. High 28. Monday night: Clear. Low 11. Tuesday: Sunny. High 25. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 11. Wednesday: Sunny. High 26.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    16.3° C
    1.3 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.78 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    63 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    16.3° C
    Heat Index
    16.3° C
    Dewpoint
    9.2° C
    UV
    0.6
    Solar
    126 W/m2
    Last Updated: 8:15:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    05:45
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (60% full)
    Civil Set
    20:57
    Day Length
    13:22:04
    Day High
    18.0° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    14.8° C @ 06:53 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.78 kPa @ 08:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.53 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    14.8° C @ 06:53 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    18.0° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 2km/h @ 03:40 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    225W/m2 @ 07:50 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.6 @ 07:49 Tdy.

The sun is shining, but don’t let it fool you, it’s windy, the windchill is at 0C right now. There are showers all over the Island. And it’s going to get wild in the next 24 hours.

We have a good ‘ol fashioned PacNW Hurricane coming our way. Thankfully, it will not be going directly overhead. Instead it looks like it’s going to brush past the Island and up into Haida Gwaii (which is normal).

Either way though, we should get some wind out of it up to the 60kph range stronger on the West and East Coast. Solander Island might get up to 120kph.

Spring is here!

9 thoughts on “Sun before the Storm!

  1. Does anyone know what sort of mind altering substances Environment Canada is on?  Anyone?  Anyone?  Snow at times heavy tonight… 5-10cm tonight/tomorrow.  Anyone? Anyone?

  2. Maybe they know something after all..  I have mixed rain/sleet/flurries here at the moment in my backyard.  Go figure.

  3. Yawn…..another forecast from Environment Canada for 10-15 cm of snow.  I just spent 2 hours in the rain/sleet/snow/hail in the back yard changing parts, cleaning and lubricatng my bike for the ride to work tomorrow, and my plans are not changing!

  4. Not sure that places down at sea level will get that 10-15cm but if you go up a few hundred feet it is going to get white pretty quick.  Freezing levels are going to be low overnight and into tomorrow morning, if the precip is heavy enough before the wind kicks in, I wouldn’t be surprised if we get a couple centimeters down to sea level.

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