Mon. Jun 24th, 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 Monday 24 June 2019 - Monday night: Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening with risk of thunderstorms. Clearing overnight. Low 8. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers late in the afternoon. High 24. Humidex 25. UV index 7 or high. Tuesday night: Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early in the evening. 60 percent chance of showers before morning. Low 11. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 20. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 11. Thursday: Showers. High 19. Thursday night: Rain. Low 11. Friday: Rain. High 16. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 12. Saturday: Cloudy. High 19. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low 12. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 21.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    20.4° C
    -0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.42 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SSW 11.3 km/h
    gusting 17.7 km/h
    Humidity
    49 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    20.4° C
    Heat Index
    20.4° C
    Dewpoint
    9.4° C
    UV
    2.3
    Solar
    458 W/m2
    Last Updated: 16:50:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    04:29
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (54% full)
    Civil Set
    22:13
    Day Length
    13:21:40
    Day High
    20.9° C @ 16:40 Tdy.
    Day Low
    12.8° C @ 05:23 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.92 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.42 kPa @ 16:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    12.8° C @ 05:23 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    20.9° C @ 16:40 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 14.5km/h @ 12:15 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    1206W/m2 @ 12:42 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    7.0 @ 12:44 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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