Furnished by the Victoria Meteorological Department.
|Victoria, Jan 8. - 5 a.m. - The pressure has steadily decreased
and low areas extend from the Pacific to the Lakes, and a disturbance is centred off Vancouver
Island coast, fresh southerly gales prevailing from the Straits of Fuca to the mouth of the
Columbia river. Heavy rainfall has occurred along the districts bordering on the Straits, snow
is falling at Salt Lake City, and the weather is unsettled throughout the North Pacific slope.
East of the Rockies fair and milder weather is general.
|Forcasts - For 36 hours ending 5 p.m.
Victoria and vicinity - Moderate or fresh winds, unsettled and mild, with rain.|
Lower Mainland - Light or moderate winds, unsettled and mild, with rain.
|Victoria - Barometer, 29.53; temperature, 46, minimum, 46;
wind, 2 miles N.; rain .07; weather rain.|
New Westminster - Barometer, 29.50; temperature, 40, minimum, 38; wind, 6 miles S.E.; weather
Kamloops - Barometer, 29.56; temperature, 48, minimum, 46; wind, calm; rain 1.00; weather rain.
San Francisco - Barometer, 30.10; temperature, 46, minimum, 46; wind, 4 miles; weather cloudy.
TIDES - Victoria|
(issued by the Tidal Survey Branch of the Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, Ottawa)|
from The Victoria Daily Times, 7 Jan 1904, p.7