Tue. Oct 16th, 2018

Soggy Weekend around the Island – Toys may need Jackets – Hiatus for UBCM

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Tuesday 16 October 2018 - Tuesday: Sunny. Fog patches dissipating near noon. High 20. UV index 3 or moderate. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Mainly sunny. Fog patches developing early in the morning and dissipating late in the morning. High 18. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 2. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 4. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 5. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low 7. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 6. Monday: Cloudy. High 16.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    19.1° C
    2.8 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.51 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 1.6 km/h
    Humidity
    57 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    19.1° C
    Heat Index
    19.1° C
    Dewpoint
    10.3° C
    UV
    2.2
    Solar
    610 W/m2
    Last Updated: 14:20:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:08
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (52% full)
    Civil Set
    18:59
    Day Length
    13:04:42
    Day High
    19.1° C @ 14:19 Tdy.
    Day Low
    3.1° C @ 05:47 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.81 kPa @ 09:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.51 kPa @ 14:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.1° C @ 05:47 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    19.1° C @ 14:19 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0.0km/h @ 14:15 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    621W/m2 @ 13:36 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    2.5 @ 12:37 Tdy.

It is going to be pretty wet most of the weekend especially at higher elevations.  Port Alberni should escape most of the heavy rain but it will definitely be showery.  Here is the 24hr total for Friday and then Saturday.

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You can see that they look similar in pattern with most of the rain staying at higher elevations. However, that rain will sneak into the Valley at times so total accumulations will be difficult to predict.

The most likely time for rain in the Valley looks to be around the noon hour.

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It starts to taper off around 4PM today.

The next wave hits the West and East Coast on Saturday morning, however, the East Coast mostly dries up before noon and the rain doesn’t drape over the Valley until around 5PM-6PM and then showers all night with a final biggest shot of rain of the weekend around 6AM Sunday morning.  There may be some wind on Saturday but it should be mostly confined to the Strait of Georgia.

After noon on Sunday it should stay dry until Tuesday.

I may not post all next week until at least Friday as I will be at the Union of BC Municipalities meeting from Sunday to Friday morning.  It will depend on time but I am told it is one of the most insane conferences out there in terms of time commitments so we’ll see.  I will do my best and learn lots.