July 12, 2020

Rain here. More in the forecast than before.. Work done.

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Sunday 12 July 2020 - Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 20. UV index 7 or high. Sunday night: Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Low 11. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming sunny late in the morning. High 24. UV index 8 or very high. Monday night: Clear. Low 10. Tuesday: Sunny. High 27. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 13. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 26. Wednesday night: Showers. Low 15. Thursday: Showers. High 22. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low 14. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 21. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 14. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22.

The rain is here.  The work on the water main should be done. The image in the headingis a microwave satellite shwoing the water vapour in the atmosphere.  As you can see, the Pineapple Express “atmospheric River” is visiting us. We’ve already got over 30mm since midnight.

Here is the 5AM special weather statement for our area:

Issued at 2015-02-05 13:20 UTC by Environment Canada:
Special weather statement continued for:
West Vancouver Island, B.C. (081400)
Inland Vancouver Island, B.C. (081500)
Current details:
More significant rainfall for tonight and Friday.

The first bout of heavy rain will move through early this morning. The next wave of moisture will arrive tonight giving rain at times heavy tonight through Friday. Total rainfall amounts may reach 100 mm for this period. Rainfall warnings in effect for the inner South Coast may need to be extended to west and Inland Vancouver Island.

The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.

The models have increased the amount of rain expected today.

Now showing 60mm (pink) possible between 4AM Thursday and Friday.

Up to 65mm in 24hours to Sat morning
Up to 65mm in 24hours to FRIday morning

Most of the rain will fall around 7AM this morning and then taper off before another push before midnight tonight.

We then have another 65mm to Saturday morning.

Up to 65mm in 24hrs to Sat morning
Up to 65mm in 24hrs to Sat morning

Most of it will fall around Noon on Friday.

It eases off and shifts more to the South Island on Saturday.