June 3, 2020

Possible Thunderstorms today

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Wednesday 03 June 2020 - Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18. UV index 8 or very high. Wednesday night: Mainly cloudy. Low 8. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20. UV index 7 or high. Thursday night: Cloudy. Low 8. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 21. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 8. Saturday: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 17. Saturday night: Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Low 7. Sunday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 16. Sunday night: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 9. Monday: Cloudy. High 15. Monday night: Cloudy. Low 9. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18.

Looks like there is a possibility of thunderstorms today and likely tomorrow as well. I can see on the Lightning tracking map (click the orange link in the forecast) that the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley are getting a fair amount of lightning. Would love to see some here! Especially if it brought a nice dump of rain with it to cool things off and water my parched and prickly grass.

More of the same through the week. Getting hotter tomorrow and then will start to cool down. Mid-to-late August looks like we might get a break in the dry spell and have some weather come in from the West, but who knows. This ridge of high pressure has been strong and persistent!

There have been extreme heat temperature records set all across Europe and the Middle East this year. 16 in total now. If you’d like to know more about that, check out this blog from Dr. Jeff Masters.