August 7, 2020

UPDATE 9:45PM RAINFALL WARNING ISSUED : Stormy skies bringing heavy rain and wind today and tonight.

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Friday 07 August 2020 - Friday night: Showers ending this evening then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 13. Saturday: Clearing in the morning. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 22. UV index 7 or high. Saturday night: Clear. Low 8. Sunday: Sunny. High 28. Sunday night: Clear. Low 11. Monday: Sunny. High 28. Monday night: Clear. Low 11. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 23. Tuesday night: Cloudy periods. Low 10. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20.

Update 9:45PM
http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc45#410131331074164441201410220502
Issued at 2014-10-22 04:10 UTC by Environment Canada:
Rainfall warning issued for:
West Vancouver Island, B.C. (081400)
Inland Vancouver Island, B.C. (081500)
Current details:
Rain, at times heavy, continues. Heavy rainfall with amounts of 100 mm by early Wednesday morning as a Pacific frontal system moves through the area tonight.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected. Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. Email reports of severe weather to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #BCStorm.

Update 8:45PM


Power Outages have been fixed up in the Valley. None reported right now, but there are others around the Island.

Update 5:30PM
Still storming hard on the West Coast:

And the rain continues as well…
Power outages are increasing. Around 130 in Port Alberni at Sproat Lake and 400 in the Courtenay and Bowser areas on the east side.

The wind has not started yet, though if you get a look at the clouds… They are moving…

Update 3:45PM: bchydro.com reporting some power outages on the Island, but nothing major in Port Alberni yet.

Update 3:30PM:

Get ready for the deluge.

The rain should start between noon and 2PM. The real fun won’t come until tonight though with very heavy rain predicted between 8-11PM and lasting until morning.

We should easily get 50mm possibly up to 60mm between now and tomorrow morning.

We may also see some very strong wind gusts tonight around the region with a pocket of 50-60knot (100kph) winds developing off Barkley Sound, in Juan deFuca Strait and off Vancouver Airport/Tsawwassen

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Batten down the hatches! 🙂