Fri. Oct 19th, 2018

Plenty-o-rain tonight and Halloween

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Friday 19 October 2018 - Friday: Fog dissipating this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. High 16. UV index 2 or low. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Fog developing this evening. Low 6. Saturday: Fog dissipating in the morning then a mix of sun and cloud. High 20. UV index 2 or low. Saturday night: Fog. Low plus 4. Sunday: Fog. High 20. Sunday night: Fog. Low 6. Monday: Fog. High 15. Monday night: Cloudy. Low 9. Tuesday: Periods of rain. High 14. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 9. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 13. Wednesday night: Rain. Low 8. Thursday: Rain. High 12.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    7.4° C
    -0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.56 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    E 0.1 km/h
    gusting 4.8 km/h
    Humidity
    98 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    7.4° C
    Heat Index
    7.4° C
    Dewpoint
    7.1° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    11 W/m2
    Last Updated: 8:20:00 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
    07:13
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (76% full)
    Civil Set
    18:54
    Day Length
    13:04:07
    Day High
    8.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    7.4° C @ 01:41 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.56 kPa @ 08:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.36 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    6.0° C @ 08:01 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    8.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 1.7km/h @ 07:55 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    12W/m2 @ 08:19 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

It’s not looking good for the trick or treaters. Most of the really nasty weather will happen Tuesday night and during the day Wednesday, but it’s still supposed to be pretty wet during peak trick-or-treat time as well.

There may also be some wind associated with this rain.

May all your costumes be waterproof and your umbrellas stay right side in!

We also have what looks like a doozy of a storm coming for Sunday and Monday. We’ll see if the forecasts for extreme rain hold. If they creep into the 3 day window then we can be pretty confident it’s going to be bad news and you’ll want to batten down the hatches.

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The news of the day of course is out East where Hurricane Sandy, a storm bigger than Hurricane Katrina (an incredible 1000 nautical miles wide, Katrina was 400) has cut power to 7 Million people, killed at least 18 people (including 1 in Canada), flooded and damaged the New York subways in ways never seen since it was built in 1880 and was its worst storm since it was founded in 1627. It destroyed hundreds if not thousands of homes and businesses. And it did all that while delivering 2ft of snow to points South of the storm! This was a truly incredible act of Mother Nature.

For the full run-down on the storm at least to this point:
Superstorm Sandy delivers a devastating blow to the U.S.