Near Perfect Spring Week on Tap

As we turn the page on an unseasonably wet February and March the rest of this week and the weekend is looking very pleasant

Environment Canada recently upgraded and revamped weather warnings across the country, but I  noticed that there's one key warning not included in the recent revision. 

Jealousy Warning should be in effect for all provinces east of the Rockies. The threat of wet snow will return to many Canadians by early next week. except for Vancouver.

Take a look at this graphic below (NOMAD). The odds during the next several day of shaving greater than 80 % cloud cover using the GEFS for YVR.

Rarely on the graph below is there a  50% chance of having more than 80% cloud cover...if that makes sense to you.

Yahoo!

Odds of looking up at the sky at any given moment and seeing at minimum 80% cloud cover

Odds of looking up at the sky at any given moment and seeing at minimum 80% cloud cover

It's been a long winter. Anyone getting this framed? Total precipitation forecasted by the respectable Canadian global weather model. 0mm of precipitation next 7 days for Metro Vancouver

It's been a long winter. Anyone getting this framed? Total precipitation forecasted by the respectable Canadian global weather model. 0mm of precipitation next 7 days for Metro Vancouver

Take home message:

  • Dry week ahead
  • Warm above normal weekend
  • UV index is slowly climbing through April and is currently at moderate
    • sunscreen is necessary for prolonged periods outdoors 
    • 11am to 3PM is where UV index is at a minimum moderate (3-5)

Marine forecasts will also be another focus of this blog during the summer months, along with creating detailed and easy to understand forecasts for special summer events throughout the Vancouver area.

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