Fri. Jan 18th, 2019

Your snow reports and cold.

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PST Friday 18 January 2019 - Friday: Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early this afternoon. Rain beginning this afternoon. Amount 5 to 10 mm. High 7. Friday night: Rain ending after midnight then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Becoming windy overnight. Low plus 4. Saturday: Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Windy in the morning and early in the afternoon. High 7. Saturday night: Showers. Low plus 3. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers. High 6. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Tuesday: Rain. High 6. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 3. Wednesday: Cloudy. High 7. Wednesday night: Cloudy. Low plus 2. Thursday: Cloudy. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    8.8° C
    -0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.31 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    94 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    8.8° C
    Heat Index
    8.8° C
    Dewpoint
    7.9° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    41 W/m2
    Last Updated: 14:20:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    5.8 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:29
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (93% full)
    Civil Set
    17:30
    Day Length
    12:29:39
    Day High
    9.4° C @ 12:31 Tdy.
    Day Low
    5.9° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    3.6mm/hr @ 05:30 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.55 kPa @ 10:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.54 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.5° C @ 00:26 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    9.4° C @ 12:31 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 19.3km/h @ 05:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    311W/m2 @ 10:55 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.0 @ 12:01 Tdy.

Well that was a fun day. We managed to get just about exactly what the models were predicting for snow. Some areas of Port Alberni got a couple centimetres, others, like here at Alberniweather HQ, only ended up with a trace before it melted a bit (and then froze).
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Unfortunately for Shaylee, who was the only contestant to have guessed yesterday for the first snow day, that trace wasn’t enough to measure and declare a winner! Sorry Shaylee! It’s going to be very cold tonight and tomorrow night. We may even hit record territory tomorrow and Sunday. It won’t feel quite as cold as it already is in Victoria and it will on Eastern sections of the island and on the Lower Mainland. It was -12C with the windchill at Victoria Airport the last I checked. BRRRRRRrrrr.

Here are some reports, and pictures I got from folks around the area. Thanks everyone! If you have pictures Facebook or tweet them to me or send them to alberniweather@gmail.com. It looks like the place to go for the most snow, amazingly, was the West Coast!

Kari Chase McNabb: About an inch, McCoy lk/ sproat area

Denise and Ron Norman: Dumping in Ucluelet
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Of even better…
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Chris Groeneveld: apparently there was about 10 inches dumped down at my work. Its about 10k down the canal across from mactush.

Donna Dawkin: flakes floating around all day, but nothing in downtown Tofino. Crazy compared to Ukee!! bet the kids were loving it!

Sue Bozak 10cm in my front yard in Bamfield.

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On Twitter:
“@PAPortAuthority: @AlberniWeather Jiangmen Trader under a skiff of snow”
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“@Josie_Osborne (Mayor of Tofino): @AlberniWeather @madelinegcbc Distressingly, it only snowed south of the 49th parallel. It is still green and grey in #Tofino!”

From a Ucluelet Chef!
“@Chef_IanRiddick: @weather_Tom @AlberniWeather @Josie_Osborne beach snow confirmed #Ucluelet #Stoked ”
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From Parksville Weather: “@BennySomms: @AlberniWeather Barely even a trace in #Parksville.”

From a friend in Sooke: Kellie Ferguson Just a teaser in Sooke!

And here is a picture I took on my way out the door at VIU in Nanaimo, where they got about 1cm.

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Stay warm out there! We should get some more snow next week. Details when the models firm up.

1 thought on “Your snow reports and cold.

  1. so I got to work yesterday and it was actually 6 inches of snow not 10 inches. still way more than the trace in town. amazing what 10 km can mean for accumulation.

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