Mon. Jun 24th, 2019

One day “Fall” storm coming in strong! Details and Timing below.

  • 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
    20.3° C
    -0.3 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.42 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 8.0 km/h
    gusting 19.3 km/h
    Humidity
    49 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    20.3° C
    Heat Index
    20.3° C
    Dewpoint
    9.3° C
    UV
    2.4
    Solar
    464 W/m2
    Last Updated: 16:55:00 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.

June is sometimes pretty wet. We have done OK so far but we are definitely going to get wet in the next 24-48hrs!

Here are the details:

The UWash model shows an initial band of showers likely to begin before 11AM this morning in Port Alberni.

The chance of showers will continue until 5PM and we will get a break.

The meat of the system, including wind for the west and east side of the Island will then sweep in in the 2-5AM hours of Thursday morning.

The rain will be most intense between 8-11AM with up to 16mm falling in only those 3 hours (In blue below) and more in the mountains and toward the west coast.  This may cause some serious melt and fast flowing rivers so please be careful.  Winds will also be strongest in the late morning and early afternoon.

Expect Environment Canada to issue Special Weather statements or warnings for strong winds and rainfall.

It should all be over by Friday morning and then things should brighten, and warm, right back up for the weekend.

Finally, if you have not already seen the fundraising drive to paint a permanent rainbow crosswalk in Port Alberni, please click the picture and donate below. Spread the ❤️!  This storm will definitely wash away the chalk crosswalk!

https://www.gofundme.com/PermanentRainbowPortAlberni

Happy Late Spring Storm!