Fri. Jan 17th, 2020

Swing into Spring!

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT
    Issued: 4:37 PM PST Friday 17 January 2020

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Friday 17 January 2020 - Friday night: Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Snow at times heavy mixed with freezing rain beginning this evening. Blowing snow. Snowfall amount 15 cm. Becoming windy early this evening. Temperature steady near zero. Wind chill minus 9 overnight. Saturday: Freezing rain mixed with snow changing to rain in the morning. Blowing snow in the morning. Rainfall amount 10 to 15 mm. Windy. High 7. Saturday night: Rain. Amount 10 mm. Windy in the evening. Temperature steady near 6. Sunday: Rain. High 7. Sunday night: Rain. Low plus 3. Monday: Periods of rain. High 6. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Tuesday: Rain. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 7. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Thursday: Rain. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    0.1° C
    -0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.55 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NW 2 km/h
    gusting 6 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    0.1° C
    Heat Index
    0.1° C
    Dewpoint
    -0.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 22:30:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.8 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    14.5 mm since
    January 16, 2020 00:01
    Civil Rise
    07:30
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (42% full)
    Civil Set
    17:28
    Day Length
    12:29:14
    Day High
    2.4° C @ 14:20 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -1.3° C @ 07:57 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    3.0mm/hr @ 11:29 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    102.14 kPa @ 11:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.12 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -3.7° C @ 20:28 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    2.4° C @ 14:20 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 7km/h @ 21:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    533W/m2 @ 11:18 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.1 @ 12:08 Tdy.

Tonight we “Spring ahead” one hour into Pacific Daylight Savings Time. That means also that I swing my camera back around to the South. Hopefully the sun is tracking high enough in the sky that it won’t burn a line into my lens. I think it’ll be ok! I missed this view… it’s definitely superior to the other, IMO.

Don’t forget about the webcam archives and movies as well. You can access them by clicking on the Webcams link on the left. I’ve just recently uploaded the February month long webcam movie to Youtube. It was quite a month!

I’ve also had a few people complain about the page not refreshing automatically anymore. So I have headed your call and the page once again refreshes every 70 seconds. It loads faster now anyway, so it’s not quite as onerous a reload.

Hope you’re enjoying todays “interesting” weather! I was out in the yard when it decided to hail! Or whatever that was… little mini snowballs. The dog loved it.

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