July 12, 2020

Slickers… DEPLOY!

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Sunday 12 July 2020 - Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 20. UV index 7 or high. Sunday night: Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Low 11. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming sunny late in the morning. High 24. UV index 8 or very high. Monday night: Clear. Low 10. Tuesday: Sunny. High 27. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 13. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 26. Wednesday night: Showers. Low 15. Thursday: Showers. High 22. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low 14. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 21. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 14. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22.

Get ready for a whole lotta wet today and tomorrow! No warnings for us, but still more than enough to keep anyone happy. It should dry out, and cool down, by Sunday.

9 thoughts on “Slickers… DEPLOY!

  1. Hey Chris.. just tipped 1000mm of precip (includes snowmelt) on my station….

    I would really love to put a internet connected station out at Henderson lake… 🙂

  2. Nice!

    Ya I think I hit about 1300mm before it reset on Oct 1.

    Henderson Lake would be awesome! 😀 Even just Prince Rupert or Bella Bella would be fun to watch.

  3. I had the adventure (or was that mis-adventure?) of a trip over to the hatchery to re-align their satellite dish. It _WAS_ nice here, but it wasn’t nice there. It was quite the challenge to get a satellite dish to pass Cross-Polarization when its miserable out.

  4. The beauty of web cams! We can actually believe it’s wet. I like the idea of a measuring device at Henderson Lake connected to the net. It would be grist for a fabulous bookmaking operation, daily, weekly, monthly and yearly totals–hell, we could even make book on hourly or minute totals, sort of like a Keno screen in the sports bars. Move over, Texas Hold ‘Em!

  5. They have a standard Environment Canada rain guage for manual recording.

    I’m sure the crew out there would enjoy some automation. So you don’t have to go outside and get wet.

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