Wed. Sep 19th, 2018

Quick Update – Times for heaviest rain

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Tuesday 18 September 2018 - Tuesday night: A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness near midnight. Low 6. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 15. UV index 3 or moderate. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers in the evening then partly cloudy. Low 9. Thursday: Showers. High 16. Thursday night: Rain. Low 8. Friday: Rain. High 15. Friday night: Showers. Low 9. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 15. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 7. Sunday: Cloudy. High 16. Sunday night: Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 7. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16.

  • Current Conditions
    17.9° C
    -1.6 ° C/hr
    101.76 kPa
    S 13.2 km/h
    gusting 25.7 km/h
    54 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    17.9° C
    Heat Index
    17.9° C
    8.5° C
    43 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:10:00 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
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (70% full)
    Civil Set
    Day Length
    Day High
    20.4° C @ 16:21 Tdy.
    Day Low
    7.3° C @ 02:06 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    Day High Barometer
    102.15 kPa @ 08:28 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.76 kPa @ 17:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    6.9° C @ 06:11 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    20.4° C @ 16:21 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 15.0km/h @ 18:00 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    824W/m2 @ 11:39 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    4.3 @ 13:18 Tdy.

The rain has come and boy does it feel nice. 🙂

Just a quick update to give you an idea of when to expect the heaviest rain.  We had one strong pulse come through around 6AM this morning.  It was raining very hard on the Hump with water pooling on the road.

The next strong pulse should occur around noon and then back off a little.

The strongest rain of the day though should occur between 4PM and 7PM when we are expected to received up to 16mm in that three hour period.

It should then start to back off through the night and clear a little around midnight.

However, another pulse sweeps in before sunrise and should bring us the heaviest rain so far between 7-10AM on Wednesday.  Wednesday afternoon should see us just have a few showers as things clear up a bit.

Thursday will have more showers but nothing like today or Wednesday.

Happy Tuesday!

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