Heavy Rain on the Way.

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Sunday 22 April 2018 - Sunday night: Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Low plus 1. Monday: Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 18. UV index 5 or moderate. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low plus 4. Tuesday: Cloudy. High 21. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 5. Wednesday: Sunny. High 24. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 6. Thursday: Sunny. High 26. Thursday night: Clear. Low 7. Friday: Sunny. High 19. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 9. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 15.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    14.6° C
    -0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.72 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NNE 5.7 km/h
    gusting 12.9 km/h
    Humidity
    44 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    14.6° C
    Heat Index
    14.6° C
    Dewpoint
    2.5° C
    UV
    0.5
    Solar
    111 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:40:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    05:38
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (52% full)
    Civil Set
    20:58
    Day Length
    13:17:39
    Day High
    16.3° C @ 15:04 Tdy.
    Day Low
    2.0° C @ 04:45 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:05
    Day High Barometer
    103.17 kPa @ 08:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.72 kPa @ 18:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    2.0° C @ 04:45 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    16.3° C @ 15:04 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 12.4km/h @ 16:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    914W/m2 @ 13:31 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    4.7 @ 13:07 Tdy.

The showers this morning should end this morning and we should have a mostly dry day.

However, by afternoon, the clouds and showers will return and they won’t let up until after the weekend.

Friday daytime rain

Rain should start around 10AM Friday.

By Saturday morning values will be mixed, but we could see anywhere up to 50mm of rain depending where you are in the area.

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Areas on the west coast are looking at 10 inches in 24hrs between Friday and Saturday morning in red in the map above.  That’s 260mm!  The mountain rivers will surely be running fast.

The model has an interesting pattern showing quite the shadow from the rain.  So I’m not entirely confident in its prediction of 30mm for us.  But we shall see.

Saturday almost as wet.

Things scale back a bit on Saturday through Sunday morning to “only 100mm” for the West Coast and almost nothing predicted for the Valley except showers.

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But again it’s a strange prediction so be ready for significantly more than the 8mm it predicts here.

Things should calm down a bit on Sunday but you can still expect some showers.  Then we should get a break on Monday.

Happy Thursday!