Wed. Apr 24th, 2019

Thick fog remains. Showers finally coming Tuesday.

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Wednesday 24 April 2019 - Wednesday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Thursday: Sunny. Increasing cloudiness late in the morning. High 16. UV index 5 or moderate. Thursday night: Mainly cloudy. Clearing near midnight. Low plus 3. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18. Friday night: Clear. Low plus 3. Saturday: Sunny. High 14. Saturday night: Clear. Low zero. Sunday: Sunny. High 17. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 3. Monday: Sunny. High 15. Monday night: Clear. Low plus 4. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    14.1° C
    -1.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.55 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NE 9.7 km/h
    gusting 25.7 km/h
    Humidity
    46 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    14.1° C
    Heat Index
    14.1° C
    Dewpoint
    2.6° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    66 W/m2
    Last Updated: 19:20:00 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
    05:34
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (67% full)
    Civil Set
    21:01
    Day Length
    13:17:21
    Day High
    17.4° C @ 15:39 Tdy.
    Day Low
    6.7° C @ 05:52 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.8 kPa @ 08:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.46 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    6.7° C @ 05:52 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    17.4° C @ 15:39 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 12.9km/h @ 16:40 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    939W/m2 @ 13:49 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    5.0 @ 13:04 Tdy.

If you are out driving, beware. The fog is very thick in places, reducing visibility to less than a few metres.

There was a fantastic crescent moon over Mt. Arrowsmith this morning when I went over the hump, it’s almost worth heading up there tomorrow morning before 6AM to get a look, but as luck would have it, rain is finally coming.
It won’t be a storm like we got earlier in the month, but it should deliver steady showers starting around midnight Monday and into the morning.

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We should get a break mid morning before the second wave comes through a little stronger around 4PM.

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The last of the showers should move through by late morning Wednesday and then we will dry up again.

The rain comes as the jetstream pinches off the huge loop that was over top of us and was directing storms in Alaska.

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The jet will now be transitioning into some other state and is forecast to be quite jumbled up this week.

This is it on Wednesday after the rain system has passed us.

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It does look as though high pressure will rebuild to the south of us over California and Oregon, but it may not get this far north, so we might actually be into a slightly stormier period going into February. We will see.

Happy Monday!