Blustery day – Rain beginning this evening.

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We’re in for a little bit of wind today as a low spins offshore.  Here is the satellite picture this morning.goes_wcan_1070_100-2

There is no warning posted for Port Alberni but there is for the East and West Coast of Vancouver Island particularly northern sections of the East Island.

We should be getting some rain from the system this morning though to 11AM when the front should have moved past.  It should remain dry most of the day and then the rain will return overnight, break a little in the early morning on Tuesday and then rain all day Tuesday.  The wettest system will start Wednesday morning and last all day overnight to Thursday.

In all, a pretty soggy start to the week.  For the 3 days between Monday 5AM and Thursday 5AM we expect to receive 30mm of rain.

Rain Scale


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Thunderstormy West Coast – Rainy Valley – Variable Weekend

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They are currently reporting Thunderstorms in Tofino.

The models indicate this will continue most of the day and possibly intensify this evening, but while we might hear some rumbles in the Alberni Inlet, the activity should be confined to the West Coast of the Island.

Here is this mornings lightning activity forecast before 5AM.


And here it is this evening 5-8PM


What we are more likely to get all day is rain.  Mostly in the 11AM-2PM timeframe.

img_9394Rain Scale

It should dry out a bit on Saturday morning and we might even get some sunny breakson Saturday before another system moves in on Saturday night.

It will rain all day Sunday.

That’s it for this week!

Have a great weekend.