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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:23 am

Wow, 26C in the Yukon yesterday. There's that 1949 reference again! Old Yukon records are from 1949! Oh boy are we in for a winter if that's the case!

AWCN11 CWVR

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 10:16 a.m. PDT Wednesday 6 September 2017.

Discussion.

A strong ridge of high pressure and an insulating smoke layer have
contributed to setting a few new records across BC and Yukon.

BC

The following locations in the province of BC set daily high maximum
temperature records for Tuesday, September 5, 2017:

DEASE LAKE AREA 27.2 (Previous record 25.6 in 1951)
GIBSONS AREA 30.1 (Previous record 28.9 in 1955)
MALAHAT AREA 29.0 (Previous record 28.1 in 2003)
PORT HARDY AREA 26.8 (Previous record 24.4 in 1949)
PUNTZI MOUNTAIN AREA 28.7 (Previous record 28.6 in 2006)
SECHELT AREA 30.1 (Previous record 27.2 in 1973)
SMITHERS AREA 29.1 (Previous record 28.3 in 1951)
VICTORIA HARBOUR AREA 27.4 (Previous record 24.3 in 2014)
WILLIAMS LAKE AREA 30.1 (Previous record 28.3 in 1973)

The following locations in the province of BC set daily high minimum
temperature records for Tuesday, September 5, 2017:

ABBOTSFORD AREA 17.8 (Previous record 13.9 in 1949)
AGASSIZ AREA 20.6 (Previous record 17.8 in 1949)
ATLIN AREA 13.0 (Previous record 11.0 in 1991)
CACHE CREEK AREA 16.3 (Previous record 16.1 in 1967)
CAMPBELL RIVER AREA 16.0 (Previous record 15.2 in 2003)
COMOX AREA 19.0 (Previous record 16.3 in 2003)
COURTENAY AREA 19.0 (Previous record 16.3 in 2003)
ESQUIMALT AREA 18.2 (Previous record 15.0 in 1973)
ESTEVAN POINT AREA 16.5 (Previous record 14.4 in 1957)
GIBSONS AREA 18.6 (Previous record 18.3 in 1949)
GONZALES POINT AREA 18.2 (Previous record 15.0 in 1973)
HOPE AREA 22.3 (Previous record 17.4 in 1986)
KELOWNA AREA 14.9 (Previous record 14.3 in 1995)
MALAHAT AREA 25.1 (Previous record 16.7 in 2003)
PITT MEADOWS AREA 16.8 (Previous record 15.6 in 1944)
SECHELT AREA 18.6 (Previous record 16.1 in 1974)
TOFINO AREA 16.5 (Previous record 13.9 in 1974)
VANCOUVER AREA 17.9 (Previous record 15.0 in 1957)
VICTORIA AREA 17.2 (Previous record 13.7 in 1985)
VICTORIA HARBOUR AREA 18.2 (Previous record 15.0 in 1973)
WHITE ROCK AREA 17.9 (Previous record 15.0 in 1932)

YUKON

The following locations in the Yukon Territory set daily high
maximum temperature records for Tuesday, September 5, 2017:

CARMACKS AREA 26.3 (Previous record 21.7 in 2002)
FARO AREA 25.3 (Previous record 22.0 in 1978)
TESLIN AREA 25.4 (Previous record 25.0 in 1949)
WHITEHORSE AREA 24.6 (Previous record 23.9 in 1949)

The following locations in the Yukon Territory set daily high
minimum temperature records for Tuesday, September 5, 2017:

CARMACKS AREA 11.3 (Previous record 9.1 in 2001)
FARO AREA 9.8 (Previous record 9.8 in 2013) *TIE
WHITEHORSE AREA 13.2 (Previous record 10.6 in 1951)

ALL-TIME RECORD

Also of note, on Monday, September 4, 2017 Squamish set an all time
new record for highest temperature ever.
SQUAMISH AREA hit 38.2 (Previous record 38.0 from July 21, 2006)

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

End/PSPC


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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Canada Goose » Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:29 am

Weather summary
for British Columbia
updated by Environment Canada
at 7:46 p.m. PDT Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Discussion.

An intense cold front crossed the south coast of British Columbia
last night and this morning giving strong winds and heavy rain to
many locations. The front crossed into the interior today giving
gusty winds and scattered thunderstorms.

The following is a summary of weather event information received by
Environment Canada.

1. Summary of rainfall amounts for this storm:

Abbotsford: 38 mm
Agassiz: 65 mm
Bella Coola: 85 mm
Bowser: 53 mm
Heritage Mountain: 97 mm
Hope: 60 mm
Mahon Park: 41 mm
Maple Ridge: 65 mm
Pitt Meadows: 52 mm
Port Alberni: 51 mm
Port Hardy: 80 mm
Squamish: 87 mm
Tofino area: 100-120 mm
Vancouver Harbour: 27 mm
Whistler: 40 mm
White Rock: 23 mm
YVR: 11 mm

2. Summary of peak winds observed in coastal areas for this storm:

Abbotsford: 65 km/h
Comox: 61 km/h
Grief Point: 78 km/h
Grouse Mountain: 142 km/h
Heritage Mountain: 76 km/h
Hope: 85 km/h
Pam Rocks: 85 km/h
Point Atkinson: 67 km/h
Saturna Island: 69 km/h
Squamish: 60 km/h
Trial Island: 81 km/h
YVR: 65 km/h

3. Summary of peak winds observed in the interior for this storm:

Clinton: 56 km/h
Cranbrook: 76 km/h
Creston: 56 km/h
Kamloops: 104 km/h
Kelowna: 94 km/h
Merrit: 67 km/h
Nakusp: 67 km/h
Nelson: 61 km/h
Penticton: 94 km/h
Princeton: 59 km/h
Revelstoke: 78 km/h
Salmon Arm: 82 km/h
Sparwood: 82 km/h
Summerland: 72 km/h

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Canada Goose » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:02 am

Weather summary
for British Columbia
updated by Environment Canada
at 4:59 a.m. PDT Thursday 19 October 2017.

Discussion.

The second of a series of intense fronts gave heavy rain and strong
winds to the south coast on Wednesday. In addition, Whistler
received heavy snowfall.

The following is a summary of weather event information received by
Environment and Climate Change Canada.

1. Summary of rainfall amounts for this storm:

Abbotsford: 49 mm
Agassiz: 69 mm
Bowser: 61 mm
Chilliwack: 50 mm
Coquitlam: 61 mm
Heritage Mountain: 86 mm
Hope: 88 mm
Mahon Park North Vancouver: 66 mm
Maple Ridge: 62 mm
North Cowichan: 57 mm
North Delta: 52 mm
Pemberton: 34 mm
Pitt Meadows: 71 mm
Port Alberni: 61 mm
Richmond (MOC): 50 mm
South Burnaby: 53 mm
Squamish: 76 mm
Surrey: 56 mm
Tofino Area: 84 mm
UBC Research North Maple Ridge: 82 mm
Vancouver Airport: 41 mm
Vancouver Harbor: 62 mm
West Vancouver: 57 mm
White Rock 51 mm

2. Summary of peak winds over the Strait of Georgia area:

Chrome Island: SE 78 gust 104 km/h
Merry Island: SE 65 gust 81 km/h
Point Atkinson: E 63 gust 94 km/h
Sisters Island: SE 85 gust 104 km/h

3. Snow level lowered to the valley bottom at 650 metres elevation
near Whistler during the day on Wednesday. Whistler village received
12 cm snowfall. Total water equivalent received near Whistler is 45
mm from this storm.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Canada Goose » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:48 am

Weather summary
for British Columbia
updated by Environment Canada
at 9:47 p.m. PDT Friday 27 October 2017.

Discussion.

A strong ridge of high pressure and sunshine broke a few high
temperature records in parts of BC and Yukon today.

The following stations set a daily maximum temperature record (in
degrees Celcius) on October 27, 2017:

Cloverdale East
New record 20.0
Old record 17.5 from 2015

Squamish
New record 20.7
Old record 19.7 from 2013

Pemberton
New record 15.0
Old record 14.9 from 2013

Victoria Harbour
New record 16.9
Old record 15.3 from 2015

Malahat
New record 16.7
Old record 14.5 from 2013

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Canada Goose » Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:40 pm

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 5:20 p.m. PDT Sunday 29 October 2017.

Discussion.

Another unseasonably warm day over parts of B.C. south coast on
Sunday resulted in a few daily maximum temperature records falling.

The following is a summary of weather event information received by
Environment & Climate Change Canada as of 5 p.m. PDT.

1. Summary of daily maximum temperature in degrees celsius:

Campbell River Area
New record: 20.5
Old record: 17.2
Year of old record: 1966

Esquimalt Area
New record: 18.8
Old record: 17.2
Year of old record: 1962

Malahat
New record: 17.0
Old record: 16.0
Year of old record: 1987

Pemberton Area
New record: 17.5
Old record: 13.3
Year of old record: 1953

Pitt Meadows Area
New record: 21.5
Old record: 20.0
Year of old record: 1962

Victoria Gonzales
New record: 18.2
Old record: 17.2
Year of old record: 1962

Victoria University
New record: 17.8
Old record: 17.2
Year of old record: 1962

Victoria Area
New record: 19.8
Old record: 18.9
Year of old record: 1962

Victoria Harbour
New record: 19.0
Old record: 16.0
Year of old record: 2014

White Rock Area
New record: 22.0
Old record: 18.9
Year of old record: 1931

A few stations were close to their records but those records remain.
Here are the near-record temperatures recorded on Sunday.

Hope Area
Current record: 19.4
Today: 19.3

Sandspit Airport
Current record: 13.9
Today: 12.9

Sechelt Area
Current record: 16.5
Today: 16.3

Squamish Area
Current record: 21.1
Today: 20.8

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:30 am

They sure missed a few spots when it comes to records over the weekend. No record here though. brrr! -5 this morning.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Canada Goose » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:50 am

BRITISH COLUMBIA
AWCN11 CWVR
Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 10:27 a.m. PDT Friday 3 November 2017.

Discussion.

The first Arctic front of the season moved across BC Thursday. It
brought a blast of cold air, and produced strong winds. It also gave
the first snowfall to the south coast including Metro Vancouver and
Greater Victoria. Communities and highway passes in the southwest
interior and Kootenay regions received significant snowfall.

Wind (km/h):
Cathedral Point: 104 gust 128
Pam Rocks: 91 gust 109
Kelp Reefs: 69 gust 91

Snowfall (cm):
Comox/Courtenay: 3 to 17
Chilliwack: up to 10
Cranbrook: 34
Kalamalka Lookout (Northern Okanagan): 16
Kamloops: 7
Kelowna: 3 to 19
Penticton: 3
Princeton: 16
Sparwood: 14
Squilax (Shuswap): 16
Tatlayoko (Chilcotin): 14
Vernon: 8
Victoria Airport: 7
Warfield: 23
Whistler: 13

Allison Pass: 14
Coquihalla Summit: 23
Helmer Lake: 28
Hope Slide: 14
Kootenay Pass: 32
Paulson Summit: 28
Pennask Summit: 54

Record Low Minimum Temperatures for November 3:
Puntzi Mountain: -22.4C (old record -18.7C set in 2003)
Williams Lake: -15.4C (old record -10.0C set in 1973)

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Canada Goose » Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:49 am

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 9:31 p.m. PDT Friday 3 November 2017.

Discussion.

Many new record low maximum temperatures were set on November 3rd in
southern BC..

ABBOTSFORD AREA
NEW RECORD 1.8
OLD RECORD 6.5 SET IN 1990
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1944

AGASSIZ AREA
NEW RECORD 0.9
OLD RECORD 5.5 SET IN 1994
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1889

BLUE RIVER AREA
NEW RECORD -2.0
OLD RECORD -1.7 SET IN 1961
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1946

CACHE CREEK AREA
NEW RECORD -3.2
OLD RECORD -1.1 SET IN 1973
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1912

CAMPBELL RIVER AREA
NEW RECORD 4.0
OLD RECORD 4.6 SET IN 1994
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1958

CHILLIWACK AREA
NEW RECORD 0.9
OLD RECORD 4.4 SET IN 1919
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1881

CLEARWATER AREA
NEW RECORD -3.9
OLD RECORD -1.1 SET IN 1935
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1913

CLINTON AREA
NEW RECORD -11.3
OLD RECORD -6.7 SET IN 1973
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1973

COMOX AREA
NEW RECORD 4.0
OLD RECORD 5.0 SET IN 1919
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1914

HOPE AREA
NEW RECORD -0.4
OLD RECORD 4.5 SET IN 1994
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1936

KAMLOOPS AREA
NEW RECORD -4.7
OLD RECORD -2.2 SET IN 1935
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890

KELOWNA AREA
NEW ROCORD -4.2
OLD RECORD 1.0 SET IN 1994
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1899

LILLOOET AREA
NEW RECORD -3.2
OLD RECORD -1.1 SET IN 1935
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1881

LYTTON AREA
NEW RECORD -2.7
OLD RECORD 0.0 SET IN 1935
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1921

MERRITT AREA
NEW RECORD -5.9
OLD RECORD -3.9 SET IN 1935
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1918

NANAIMO AREA
NEW RECORD 5.0
OLD RECORD 5.6 SET IN 1994
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1892

OSOYOOS AREA
NEW RECORD 0.6
OLD RECORD 4.0 SET IN 1994
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1954

PENTICTON AREA
NEW RECORD -2.2
OLD RECORD 1.1 SET IN 1919
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1907

PITT MEADOWS AREA
NEW RECORD 4.8
OLD RECORD 6.1 SET IN 1919
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1874

PORT HARDY AREA
NEW RECORD 3.9
OLD RECORD 4.4 SET IN 1973
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1944

POWELL RIVER AREA
NEW RECORD 4.3
OLD RECORD 5.0 SET IN 1994
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1924

PRINCETON AREA
NEW RECORD -7.0
OLD RECORD -1.7 SET IN 1919
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1893

REVELSTOKE AREA
NEW RECORD 0.0
OLD RECORD 0.6 SET IN 1961
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1898

SALMON ARM AREA
NEW RECORD -2.7
OLD RECORD 0.6 SET IN 1919
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1893

SECHELT AREA
NEW RECORD 5.0
OLD RECORD 6.0 SET IN 2003
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1956

SPARWOOD AREA
NEW RECORD -8.0
OLD RECORD -5.0 SET IN 1973
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1969

SQUAMISH AREA
NEW RECORD 3.4
OLD RECORD 4.0 SET IN 1994
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1960

SUMMERLAND AREA
NEW RECORD -4.0
OLD RECORD 0.6 SET IN 1935
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1907

VANCOUVER AREA
NEW RECORD 5.0
OLD RECORD 6.7 SET IN 1935
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1896

VERNON AREA
NEW RECORD -5.1
OLD RECORD -2.2 SET IN 1935
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1900

VICTORIA HARTLAND AND UNIVERSITY
NEW RECORD 4.4
OLD RECORD 5.0 SET IN 1919
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1874
AIRPORT DID NOT SET A RECORD

WHISTLER AREA
NEW RECORD -4.0
OLD RECORD -0.3 SET IN 1994
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1950

WHITE ROCK AREA
NEW RECORD 2.8
OLD RECORD 6.7 SET IN 1935
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1929

YOHO NATION PARK AREA
NEW RECORD -11.1
OLD RECORD -9.6 SET IN 2003
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1923

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:03 am

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Canada Goose » Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:05 am

Good job! I was waiting for a summary from EC, but... nothing.

What about the -14.5 of Kelowna UBCO?


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