Sat. Jan 25th, 2020

Tuesday could set new heat record. Rain and warmth for rest of week as East freezes.

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PST Saturday 25 January 2020 - Saturday: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers or drizzle. High 8. Saturday night: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers or drizzle this evening and after midnight. Rain beginning after midnight. Becoming windy overnight. Low plus 3. Sunday: Rain ending in the morning then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Windy in the morning. High 6. Sunday night: Rain. Low plus 3. Monday: Showers. High plus 5. Monday night: Rain. Low plus 2. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers. High 8. Tuesday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Wednesday: Rain. High 6. Wednesday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 5. Thursday: Rain. High 8. Thursday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 4. Friday: Periods of rain. High 8.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    8.4° C
    0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.54 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    93 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    8.4° C
    Heat Index
    8.4° C
    Dewpoint
    7.3° C
    UV
    0.6
    Solar
    122 W/m2
    Last Updated: 14:40:00 PST
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    6.6 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    253.0 mm since
    January 16, 2020 00:01
    Civil Rise
    07:23
    Moon Phase
    New (1% full)
    Civil Set
    17:39
    Day Length
    12:31:29
    Day High
    8.6° C @ 14:14 Tdy.
    Day Low
    4.6° C @ 07:29 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    4.3mm/hr @ 05:28 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.56 kPa @ 13:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.14 kPa @ 01:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.2° C @ 08:11 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    8.6° C @ 14:14 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 5km/h @ 11:40 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    494W/m2 @ 11:26 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.2 @ 12:00 Tdy.

We got up over 12°C yesterday which was near a record.  If the Airport hits the forecast high of 15°C today we will break the station record for the day.  It may be a little warmer in town.

It will all depend on the fog  moving out nice and early so we get lots of sun time.

We can thank the jetstream for the extreme warmth as it rides high to the north of us.

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It is then diving deep into the south, which is going to pump frigid air into eastern North America.

It will slip overtop of us and bring rain starting tomorrow. Here it is on Thursday.

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The rain will start first on Wednesday afternoon and evening but should not last too long into the night.

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Thursday is going to be the big event of the week. Major rain will begin around Noon on Thursday, it may be accompanied with some wind.

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We should easily get into the 50-60 mm range for the 4AM to 4AM Thursday/Friday period.

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That’s it for now! Enjoy the sun on this Monday Tuesday 🙂