Tue. Jan 21st, 2020

You asked for summer. It is here. :) Fire risk to extreme by Wednesday.

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Monday 20 January 2020 - Monday night: Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Low plus 4. Tuesday: Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Becoming windy in the afternoon. High 6. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Windy in the evening. Low plus 3. Wednesday: Rain. High plus 5. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 2. Thursday: Rain. High 8. Thursday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Friday: Rain. High 7. Friday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Saturday: Periods of rain. High 8. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 3. Sunday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    2.1° C
    -0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    99.8 kPa
    falling
    Wind
    0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    100 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    NA° C
    Heat Index
    5.3° C
    Dewpoint
    2.1° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 19:55:00 PDT
    Station Reports Delayed
    526 minutes
    Showing Nearest Official Station

    Observed at: Port Alberni 04:00 AM PST Tuesday 21 January 2020
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    16.5 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    115.8 mm since
    January 16, 2020 00:01
    Civil Rise
    07:28
    Moon Phase
    Waning crescent (14% full)
    Civil Set
    17:32
    Day Length
    12:30:10
    Day High
    8.1° C @ 06:46 Ystd
    Day Low
    3.2° C @ 01:45 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    15.2mm/hr @ 03:51 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.2 kPa @ 10:59 Ystd
    Day Low Barometer
    100.55 kPa @ 19:44 Ystd
    Day Low Windchill
    0.2° C @ 03:16 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    8.1° C @ 06:46 Ystd
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 16km/h @ 06:45 Ystd
    Day High Solar Radiation
    236W/m2 @ 10:16 Ystd
    Day High UV Index
    0.7 @ 10:03 Ystd

It took all of July but summer has finally come to the West Coast.  It is going to get hot and stay hot all week.

The UWash and EC forecasts are pretty close to each other here is a comparison… UWash is generally not as hot as EC.

  • Day : UWash range : EC Forecast
  • Monday : 29-31°C : 32°C (Humidex of 35°C!)
  • Tuesday : 27-29°C :  31°C (Humidex of 35°C!)
  • Wednesday : 29-31°C : 33°C
  • Thursday : 29-31°C : 36°C
  • Friday : 27-29°C :  32°C

Here is the current BC Wildfire risk map.  This should change fairly dramatically by the end of the week.

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The danger forecast report has our rating going to extreme by Wednesday the 27th.

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Enjoy the lake, enjoy the sun, stay safe. 🙂