September 26, 2020

Time Change Tonight! Cold shot coming?

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Saturday 26 September 2020 - Saturday: Showers ending late this afternoon then mainly cloudy. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. High 16. UV index 2 or low. Saturday night: Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this evening. Low 8. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 17. UV index 6 or high. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 7. Monday: Sunny. High 22. Monday night: Clear. Low 7. Tuesday: Sunny. High 27. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 9. Wednesday: Sunny. High 27. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 10. Thursday: Sunny. High 23. Thursday night: Clear. Low 10. Friday: Sunny. High 22.

Don’t forget to turn your clocks back tonight before you go to bed.

And while you are sleeping (likely listening to the rain on the roof) maybe spare a thought for the cold shot we might have check it out:
Short Range:

Long Range

See the dip that starts after the rain stops on Tuesday?

The European model (the gold-standard) agrees:

Here is its forecast for next Friday. The black line is 5C temperatures in the upper atmosphere. You can see how far it has dipped down. There is also a low passing from north to south off the coast. A scenario that always brings us cold and sometimes snow.

2 thoughts on “Time Change Tonight! Cold shot coming?

    1. hi waughsie: Please put this comment in the Snow Contest post. Otherwise I can’t count it as an entry. Just click on the “Enter the Snow Contest” at the top right. Thanks!

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