Best Day This Week Today..Still Nice Tomorrow, Showers Return Fri...Apr 24th

  • A strong ridge continues to keep skies blue today and with winds now offshore, today will also be the warmest day this week. Also the warmest day since at least April 1st..and if get warmer than 15.7 degrees then this is our warmest day this year! Inland temps will get into the 20s this afternoon.
  • Onshore winds are back tonight though so lower clouds will roll in overnight and into tomorrow for more of a mix of sun and cloud and temps a degree or two cooler and the sea breeze is back by tomorrow afternoon
  • Showers will begin Friday morning with steadier rain starting Fri evening and continue through Saturday. The heaviest rain will likely fall Saturday night before starting to clear up Sunday. A good 10-20 mm is expected on what is already a wet month: YVR has seen 113 mm so far this April and the average is around 83 mm.
  • Sunday we might get a way with some sunny breaks but temps will be cooler this weekend as well- back down to 11 and 12 for Sat/Sun

More Rain for Ontario
  • A cold front is tracking across central Ontario today bringing  a round of rain to southern Ontario and snow to parts of central Ontario
  • Further rainfall amounts of about 5-15 mm are in the forecast followed by a couple cm of wet snow tonight for the flooded regions
  • While many large river systems have peaked in the area over the weekend into late Monday, the new rainfall along with more snow will lead to increased river & stream flows 
  • Here is the latest flood watches & warnings from the Ontario government:

Major Flooding Potential on the Red River Next Week

Hubble captures possible 'comet of the century'

Hong Kong Flood Threat to Close out Week

Asian Monsoon Is Getting Predictable: Strong Correlation Between Summer Monsoon and Preceding Climate Pattern

Study: Voice-based texting no safer than using thumbs when driving
  • Drivers using smartphone speech-to-text systems rather than their thumbs to text are in reality no less distracted when driving, a Texas A&M study indicates.

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