Another Soggy One Tomorrow..Slow Recovery to the Weekend...June 25th

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  • Our cold low pressure system continues to sit over the Pacific bringing showers to the south coast
  • Showers will continue through the day and the valley may even see a thunderstorm as we head into the afternoon 
  • Another 5-10 mm is expected tomorrow with temps below seasonal
  • Showers will continue through Thursday and into Friday morning but beginning Thursday we may see some breaks in the cloud between the risk of showers
  • Looks like a lovely ridge builds in for the long weekend with mid 20 tempos and sunshine
  • Back to today, the same upper level low will direct a moist easterly flow of air onto the eastern slopes of the Rockies over the next few days. Thunderstorms embedded in the flow will contribute to localized heavy rainfall. The rain will begin this afternoon and continue until Thursday evening. Total rainfall amounts of 50 to 70 mm are possible. Rainfall warnings are in place for Fort Nelson
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Alberta Flood Weather: One more afternoon of showers/tstorm Risk
  • For a second day in a row, no widespread soaking rain is expected across southern Alberta but there is the risk for an afternoon/evening shower or t-storm
  • After today there is welcome news for the region- dry and warm weather will prevails right through to the weekend
  • Thunderstorms are also firing up across SK today for locally heavy downpours- watches & warnings in place already
  • http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2013/06/24/f-flood-mayor-nenshi.html

Heavy Rain Elsewhere Across the Prairies
  • A new system is bringing heavy rain to Northern BC & Alberta (Peace River) where rainfall warnings are in place for up to 100 mm through Wednesday

Stormy & Hot: Ontario to Maritimes
  • An extreme heat alert remains in effect for the cit of Toronto, but the humidex advisories have ended for southern Ontario with clouds and spotty showers/t-storms keeping temps to the 30 degree mark and humdiex values just below 40
  • The muggy air is in place right through to parts of the Maritimes where major cities are getting into the low 30s
  • The warm and moist air mass has made conditions favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms today and thunderstorm watches are in place already.. hail, winds and downpours will be the main threat
  • Temps will begin to moderate tomorrow

Tying it all Together: Wild Jetstream Leading to Extremes

Hurricane Cosme Strengthening Off Mexico Coast, Not a Threat to Land
  • Cosme is the second hurricane of the 2013 Eastern Pacific season. 
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Vancouver Weather

Monday

A mix of sun and cloud

17°C

Tuesday

Showers

13°C

Wednesday

Chance of showers

15°C

Thursday

Sunny

18°C

Friday

A mix of sun and cloud

19°C