Sun. Aug 18th, 2019

Updated: Fire near the Hump – Have info please Share

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Sunday 18 August 2019 - Sunday night: Mainly cloudy. Low 13. Monday: Clearing in the morning. High 24. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or high. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy after midnight. Low 14. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 15. Wednesday: Showers. High 24. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 10. Thursday: Sunny. High 25. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Friday: Cloudy. High 21. Friday night: Cloudy. Low 13. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    19.8° C
    -1.0 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.03 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SE 6 km/h
    gusting 21 km/h
    Humidity
    67 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    19.8° C
    Heat Index
    19.8° C
    Dewpoint
    13.5° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    38 W/m2
    Last Updated: 19:00:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    05:39
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (89% full)
    Civil Set
    21:05
    Day Length
    13:23:02
    Day High
    22.3° C @ 16:12 Tdy.
    Day Low
    16.3° C @ 04:33 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.25 kPa @ 00:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.02 kPa @ 17:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    16.3° C @ 04:33 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    22.3° C @ 16:12 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 23km/h @ 14:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    1127W/m2 @ 12:33 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    7.3 @ 13:07 Tdy.

Update – 3:35PM:

From BC Forest Service twitter: Hi @devourNconquer, #hwy4 is not affected by the fire or smoke, but people are stopping to look, which could be a hazard. @alberniweather

Update – 2:05PM:

@alberniweather 11 personnel and 2 helicopters from the Coastal Fire Centre are responding to a 0.3 hectare fire near the #PortAlberni hump.

Update – 1:24PM:  Have word water is being bucketed on the fire and there is no affect right now on Highway 4.  Traffic is moving smoothly.

 

Hey all, heads up that there is a small fire somewhere near the Hump.

This is the best image I’ve seen of it so far.  If you have anything please email tweet or Facebook it or post it here in the comments.

Cherry Creek Fire Department and the Forest Service are responding. Helicopters are in the air.

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