June 6, 2020

Thursday showers ending before 10AM – Friday morning rain.

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Saturday 06 June 2020 - Saturday: Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. High 15. UV index 5 or moderate. Saturday night: Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this evening. Fog patches developing after midnight. Low 6. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 20. UV index 7 or high. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 10. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 15. Monday night: Rain. Low 8. Tuesday: Rain. High 18. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 11. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 17. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 11. Thursday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 18. Thursday night: Cloudy. Low 11. Friday: Cloudy. High 18.

This mornings rain will end by 10AM. The stream yesterday did indeed decide to move slightly farther north than the forecast originally predicted).  Below is the forecast produced last night for the 2-5AM hours.

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The rain should taper off completely in the 8-9AM hour.

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We are back into the rain for Friday though with the strongest rain predicted for the 8-9AM hour.

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The rain is forecast to stick to the mountains after that, but I wouldn’t be surprised if the Valley was invaded through the day on Friday.  It is a fairly intense system.

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It should dry up by evening on Friday and Saturday morning is looking threatening for the Toy Run but at this point looks like it will hold off until the bikes get into town at least.  I’ll post another update tomorrow.

Finally, there is information about the Chile earthquake and Tsunami (4.5 metres) here.  1 million evacuated.  Another reminder we should be prepared.