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Re: Nice weather

Postby PocoGirl » Nov 26th, 2017, 4:57 pm

It’s nice & calm on the Landing in Vernon. Was a beautiful day :smt045
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Re: Nice weather

Postby Queen K » Nov 26th, 2017, 5:01 pm

It was here too between 12 pm and 3:40 pm. Sun was out but dark heavy clouds were forming over Summerland and further down the lake.
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Re: Nice weather

Postby Glacier » Nov 27th, 2017, 9:06 am

nuttin' about the wind in the interior on EC:

AWCN11 CWVR

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 2:12 a.m. PST Monday 27 November 2017.

Discussion.

A strong weather system moved across the BC coast Sunday. Very
strong southeast winds developed ahead of the system Sunday morning
with strong gusty west winds in its wake. Some notable wind speeds
(and time of report) follow:

Ivory Island (Central Coast): 83 km/h at 0630 PST

Herbert Island (North Vancouver Island): 80 gust 100 km/h at 0500
PST

Chrome Island (East Vancouver Island): 80 gust 91 km/h at 0340 PST

Saturna Island (Southern Gulf Islands): 80 gust 96 km/h at 0400 PST

Merry Island (Sunshine Coast): 65 gust 80 km/h at 0340 PST

Discovery Island (Greater Victoria): 67 gust 89 km/h at 0300 PST

Trial Island (Greater Victoria): East 83 gust 96 km/h at 0340 PST
then west 70 gust 87 km/h at 0940 PST

Hope (East Fraser Valley): West 54 gust 83 km/h at 1248 PST

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

End/PSPC



Still, pretty windy in the Okanagan:

Princeton = 67 km/h
Osoyoos = 33 km/h
Penticton = 56 km/h
Summerland = 63 km/h
Kelowna = 70 km/h
Vernon = 14 km/h
Glacier's House = 45km/h (and that's sheltered somewhat by the trees and house).
Salmon Arm = 41 km/h

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Re: Nice weather

Postby Queen K » Nov 27th, 2017, 10:54 am

I dont' know where it's 'windy" maybe your house after Grey Cup reveling? :130:

But it's still here, blue sky and sunny as all heck. I have pansies blooming in my gardens. :biggrin:
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Re: Nice weather

Postby Glacier » Nov 27th, 2017, 11:02 am

Queen K wrote:I dont' know where it's 'windy" maybe your house after Grey Cup reveling? :130:

But it's still here, blue sky and sunny as all heck. I have pansies blooming in my gardens. :biggrin:

This was from yesterday. Kelowna was the windiest place in the entire interior yesterday afternoon. You must have been a work or something. Trees were blowing like crazy.
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Re: Nice weather

Postby Queen K » Nov 27th, 2017, 11:04 am

Oh yesterday! Sorry :runforlife: Yes, it was absolutely stormy and I was right in it driving and when I got home.
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Re: Nice weather

Postby Glacier » Nov 30th, 2017, 10:18 am

And it's snowing! BIG flakes coming down at my place and the lawn is white.
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Re: Nice weather

Postby Queen K » Nov 30th, 2017, 11:03 am

Slight rain drizzle here, quite mild out. No white stuff in lower Kelowna mission.
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Re: Nice weather

Postby Glacier » Nov 30th, 2017, 11:09 am

Queen K wrote:Slight rain drizzle here, quite mild out. No white stuff in lower Kelowna mission.

Funny thing is that it's +0.9C at my house and snowing and +1.0C at the Vernon weather station (at Coldstream Ranch) and raining!
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Re: Nice weather

Postby Glacier » Nov 30th, 2017, 8:02 pm

OH NO, WE ARE ALLL GOING TO DIE! Kelowna had below normal precipitation November, therefore, expect EXTREME drought!!!!!!! Here in Vernon we were above normal, so we are going to DIE too, but from the EXTREME flooding!!!!

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Re: Nice weather

Postby alanjh595 » Dec 2nd, 2017, 5:05 pm

It's starting to snow in N. Glenmore. Mixed with rain but if it drops 1 more degree it will be full snow.
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Re: Nice weather

Postby southy » Dec 2nd, 2017, 7:19 pm

Is it December yet? :D

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Re: Nice weather

Postby Lady tehMa » Dec 3rd, 2017, 10:05 am

Yep - and the snow fell to prove it. Not a lot, but it is sticking.
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Re: Nice weather

Postby HoboJo » Dec 3rd, 2017, 2:45 pm

OH NO, WE ARE ALLL GOING TO DIE!


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Re: Nice weather

Postby alanjh595 » Dec 3rd, 2017, 3:16 pm

The Farmer's Almanac predicts:
Winter will be slightly warmer than normal, with below-normal precipitation and snowfall. The coldest periods will be in early and late December, early and late January, and mid-February, with the snowiest periods in early and late December. April and May will have above-normal temperatures, with near- to below-normal precipitation. Summer will be slightly cooler and drier than normal, with the hottest periods in early to mid-June, mid- to late July, and early August. September and October will be rainier than normal, with near-normal temperatures.

https://www.almanac.com/weather/longrange/region/ca/5
I don't believe them/it. I think this will be a "snowmageddon" year again.

Accourding to NOAA:
Northern U.S.: Below-average temperatures (particularly northern Plains and Northwest) and above-average precipitation.

https://weather.com/en-CA/canada/news/n ... aa-updates

Okay, maybe not that bad accourding to: http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/wi ... 72783.html
British Columbia – Colder than normal temperatures are expected across the eastern half of the province with near normal temperatures near the coast. The province will see an abundance of wintry weather with excellent ski conditions for much of the season, but this winter will not be as persistent or as severe as it was last year, especially for the south coast of B.C.


And then there is:https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-blogs/anderson/canada-winter-2017-2018-outlook/70003021
--We currently expect weak La Nina conditions in the equatorial Pacific, which is expected to play a role in the overall weather pattern across North America during the upcoming winter. Keep in mind that if La Nina fails to develop, or ends up being stronger than expected, this would likely have an impact on this forecast for some regions.


With all available information, it looks like it is going to be a typical Winter here in Kelowna. Whatever "typical" means.

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