Red Sky This Morning, Rain Warning (for some)

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Sunday 20 May 2018 - Sunday: Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this morning. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Sunday night: A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness after midnight. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 9. Monday: Clearing in the morning. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 24. Monday night: Clear. Low 9. Tuesday: Sunny. High 28. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 12. Wednesday: Sunny. High 29. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 11. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 27. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Friday: Sunny. High 22. Friday night: Clear. Low 11. Saturday: Sunny. High 23.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    13.1° C
    0.3 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.62 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 4.9 km/h
    gusting 11.3 km/h
    Humidity
    80 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    13.1° C
    Heat Index
    13.1° C
    Dewpoint
    9.7° C
    UV
    1.0
    Solar
    158 W/m2
    Last Updated: 8:55:00 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
    04:48
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (33% full)
    Civil Set
    21:43
    Day Length
    13:15:45
    Day High
    13.9° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    12.5° C @ 05:28 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.62 kPa @ 08:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.43 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    12.5° C @ 05:28 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    13.9° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 11.7km/h @ 01:40 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    160W/m2 @ 08:52 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.0 @ 08:51 Tdy.

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It was a nice 2nd earliest Standard time sunrise this morning. Remember we “spring ahead” this Sunday morning.

As the saying goes, the red sky warns of storms ahead, and today it is indeed true. By sunrise tomorrow we should be in full swing with some of our heaviest rain of the year. There is a rain warning for the West Coast, but not for our area.

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The model shows above anywhere from a low of 4mm (orange/pink) to a high of 16mm (blue) falling for the 6-7AM hour Saturday morning.

In total It predicts over 60mm to fall in parts of the Valley (below in pink) by 4PM Saturday.

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There may be a little wind as well though I suspect yesterday’s afternoon and evening gusts were worse than what we will see for wind tomorrow.

It will continue to shower a bit through Sunday but it looks like we can expect a dry and warm week next week. Spring is coming!