Fri. Mar 22nd, 2019

Severe Weather Reporting Standards – Vancouver Island

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Friday 22 March 2019 - Friday: Increasing cloudiness. Rain beginning late this afternoon. Becoming windy early this afternoon. High 13. UV index 4 or moderate. Friday night: Rain ending late this evening then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. Risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 14. UV index 3 or moderate. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 2. Sunday: Sunny. High 15. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Monday: Increasing cloudiness. High 13. Monday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 5. Tuesday: Showers. High 9. Tuesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 4. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 12. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 3. Thursday: Sunny. High 13.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    16.7° C
    1.3 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100.93 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SE 3.2 km/h
    gusting 9.7 km/h
    Humidity
    41 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    16.7° C
    Heat Index
    16.7° C
    Dewpoint
    3.4° C
    UV
    3.6
    Solar
    804 W/m2
    Last Updated: 13:15:00 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
    06:45
    Moon Phase
    Full (95% full)
    Civil Set
    20:07
    Day Length
    13:26:04
    Day High
    16.7° C @ 13:14 Tdy.
    Day Low
    7.3° C @ 07:32 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.57 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.93 kPa @ 13:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    7.3° C @ 07:32 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    16.7° C @ 13:14 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 10.0km/h @ 01:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    819W/m2 @ 12:57 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    3.6 @ 12:57 Tdy.

Severe Weather – What to report…
• North & West Vancouver Island
• Coastal Areas of the North Coast
• Coastal Areas of the Central Coast

Flooding Rain
Rainfall amounts of 50mm/12hours or 100mm/24hours
Time rain began
Description of rain (mod, hvy)
Damage including creeks and rivers flooding banks, mudslides

Freezing Rain
All occurrences. When air temperature is below 0 degrees Celsius and liquid rain freezes on contact with surface.

Heavy Snow
Accumulations greater than 3 cm except greater than 10 cm Prince Rupert and Port Alberni areas
Time continuous snowfall began
Rate of accumulation (cm per hour),
Is it still snowing?

Strong Wind
Estimated speeds 85 km/h or greater
(Moderate or severe structural damage, uprooted trees)
Time wind surge hit
Direction from which wind blew

Hail
1 cm diameter (marble sized) or larger
Time hail began and ended
Depth if covering ground.
Signs of damage

Tornado
Funnel cloud
Water Spout all sightings
Time seen
Description of size
Distance away
Direction of movement
Damage.

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