Sat. Sep 21st, 2019

Very little change.

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Saturday 21 September 2019 - Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 19. UV index 2 or low. Saturday night: Rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Low 15. Sunday: Rain ending in the morning then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Amount 5 mm. High 18. UV index 3 or moderate. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Monday: Periods of rain. High 14. Monday night: Rain. Low 11. Tuesday: Sunny. High 20. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 10. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 15. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 7. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 17. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low 6. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    20.0° C
    0.8 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.65 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 11 km/h
    gusting 24 km/h
    Humidity
    69 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    20.0° C
    Heat Index
    20.0° C
    Dewpoint
    14.1° C
    UV
    2.8
    Solar
    460 W/m2
    Last Updated: 14:45:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    06:31
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (52% full)
    Civil Set
    19:52
    Day Length
    13:12:14
    Day High
    20.1° C @ 14:44 Tdy.
    Day Low
    13.9° C @ 02:33 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.04 kPa @ 02:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.65 kPa @ 14:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    13.9° C @ 02:33 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    20.1° C @ 14:44 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 13km/h @ 14:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    770W/m2 @ 11:41 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    4.0 @ 11:41 Tdy.

This pattern of a northerly jetstream running over a ridge of high pressure giving all regions of the South Coast heavy fog is not going away.

Here is the precipitation map for last night at 11PM.

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You can see the ridge over us deflecting all of the active weather far out in the Pacific.

Now here is the image for next Monday morning the 28th.

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It isn’t much different. In fact it shows the high pressure lingering off the coast a few hectopascals stronger than it is now.

Without any rain in the forecast before Halloween, there are going to be a lot of records set for low rainfall around the province. As I mentioned in my last post below. Port Alberni won’t be setting an all time record, the officially recorded amount at the Airport is 25.2mm, about double the record. However, that is only 12% of our normal 200mm.