Fri. Feb 22nd, 2019

Rain coming again tonight, then a break Wednesday

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Thursday 21 February 2019 - Thursday night: Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning late this evening. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 1. Wind chill minus 3 in the evening. Friday: Periods of snow ending near noon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain showers. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. High 6. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Cloudy. Flurries beginning late in the evening. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 2. Wind chill near minus 4. Saturday: Flurries or rain showers. High plus 4. Saturday night: Clear. Low minus 4. Sunday: Sunny. High plus 5. Sunday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Monday: Sunny. High 7. Monday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Tuesday: Sunny. High 6. Tuesday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 5.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    4.2° C
    1.0 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.2 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 9.7 km/h
    gusting 24.1 km/h
    Humidity
    85 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    1.8° C
    Heat Index
    4.2° C
    Dewpoint
    1.9° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 4:45:00 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
    06:42
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (88% full)
    Civil Set
    18:24
    Day Length
    12:32:40
    Day High
    4.2° C @ 00:53 Tdy.
    Day Low
    2.8° C @ 03:55 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.64 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.2 kPa @ 04:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -0.5° C @ 04:44 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    4.2° C @ 00:53 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 9.7km/h @ 04:45 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Rainfall warning continued:

Rainfall warning continued for:
Inland Vancouver Island, B.C. (081500)

Current details:
Rain, at times heavy, continues. The ground, already near saturation, has little ability to absorb further rainfall.

An intense frontal system stalled across northern Vancouver Island will continue to stream copious rainfall onto northern and central sections of the Island.

The Strathcona Park and Gold River areas can expect additional amounts near 60 mm before the rain eases tonight.

Near Port Alberni, the front has shifted northwards allowing for the heavy rain to ease. However, the front will push southwards this afternoon bringing back the heavy rain. Additional amounts of 40 to 50 mm are expected before the front finally pushes south of the area tonight.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

Short update:
The daytime models are done and they say we should expect another 24 hours between Tuesday and Wednesday morning of up to 30mm.  Most of that is going to fall tonight before 7AM.

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The good news is that Wednesday looks bone dry!

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But don’t get used to it.  Thursday and Friday, we’re back into the rain!

Happy Tuesday!