Sat. Aug 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 4:00 PM PDT Friday 16 August 2019 - Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low 15. Saturday: Mainly cloudy. High 24. Humidex 27. UV index 6 or high. Saturday night: Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy overnight with 30 percent chance of drizzle before morning. Low 15. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of drizzle. High 23. Sunday night: Clear. Low 13. Monday: Sunny. High 24. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low 14. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 14. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 20. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 12. Thursday: Sunny. High 22.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    17.1° C
    -0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.53 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    85 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    17.1° C
    Heat Index
    17.1° C
    Dewpoint
    14.5° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 3:35:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    05:37
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (97% full)
    Civil Set
    21:07
    Day Length
    13:23:16
    Day High
    17.5° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    17.1° C @ 03:28 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.62 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.53 kPa @ 03:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    17.1° C @ 03:28 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    17.5° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3km/h @ 00:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 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.