June 6, 2020

Rain to begin Friday afternoon

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Saturday 06 June 2020 - Saturday night: Partly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this evening. Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Fog patches developing after midnight. Low 6. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late in the afternoon. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 20. UV index 7 or high. Sunday night: Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm early in the evening. Low 10. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 15. Monday night: Rain. Low 8. Tuesday: Rain. High 18. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 11. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 17. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 11. Thursday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 18. Thursday night: Cloudy. Low 11. Friday: Cloudy. High 18.

Today will still be a relatively nice day with a good chance of seeing the sun most of the day.

The models say the beginnings of our weekend storm will come on Friday afternoon around 4PM. From that point on we should have steady rain or rain showers until at least Sunday morning.

The strongest wind should come around mid morning on Saturday and will coincide with the strongest rain.

Here is the chart for morning. The low pressure you can see will be hanging out off of North Vancouver Island for quite a while.

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By the end of the day Satuday we should have received around 50mm of rain.

The rain won’t really go away but it will ease off until Sunday afternoon when our second chunk comes through. That will be much shorter.. Just overnight. But will be followed quickly by chunk #3 Monday afternoon. Both of those will likely have some wind associated with it as well.

Meanwhile… 3 days later, the Weather station is finally leaving Canada.