Sun. Feb 17th, 2019

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 PST Sunday 17 February 2019 - Sunday: Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High plus 5. UV index 2 or low. Sunday night: A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 6 overnight. Monday: Increasing cloudiness. High plus 3. UV index 2 or low. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 1. Tuesday: Flurries or rain showers. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of snow. Low minus 3. Wednesday: Sunny. High 6. Wednesday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Thursday: Sunny. High 6. Thursday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 5. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low zero. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High 6.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    -0.4° C
    0.6 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.31 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    99 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    -0.4° C
    Heat Index
    -0.4° C
    Dewpoint
    -0.6° C
    UV
    0.6
    Solar
    132 W/m2
    Last Updated: 9:40:00 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
    06:51
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (95% full)
    Civil Set
    18:16
    Day Length
    12:33:12
    Day High
    0.4° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -1.2° C @ 05:48 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.31 kPa @ 09:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.51 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -1.2° C @ 05:48 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    0.4° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0.5km/h @ 04:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    174W/m2 @ 09:13 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.6 @ 09:12 Tdy.

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.