April Heat Wave! (NOT APRIL FOOLS)

Latest GFS Surface temp anomaly for nexr Tuesday...

Latest GFS Surface temp anomaly for nexr Tuesday...

Well, Well, Well. After a dreary and dismal March, April is already looking much drier and pleasant for sun lovers. 

I'm confident in the fact a fairly significant upper level ridge will build over the southern Interior next week, and will produce moderate outflow conditions. 

The mighty ridge that's forecasted for early next week. Looks like a doozy 

The mighty ridge that's forecasted for early next week. Looks like a doozy 

Operational weather model runs are fairly reliable during typical atmospheric patterns out to about 6 or 7 days, but we better check a couple ensemble forecasts, just to make sure the deterministic runs aren't out to lunch....\

That happens from time to time. 

NAEFS Ensembles give up to a 90% chance of above normal temperatures for southern BC

NAEFS Ensembles give up to a 90% chance of above normal temperatures for southern BC

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At first glance, for the YVR station, I like these odds for percent chance of reaching at least 15C next week. 

At first glance, for the YVR station, I like these odds for percent chance of reaching at least 15C next week. 

Current spread for next week, highlighting some uncertainty in the strength and position of the ridge-to-be

Current spread for next week, highlighting some uncertainty in the strength and position of the ridge-to-be

I'll keep you updated throughout the week, and if confidence increases, because right now I can only give you medium-high confidence as of now. 

Enjoy the sun, if you can.

#50ShadesofVan