Intense Storms Last Night..Give Way to Fabulous Weekend...Aug 30th
- A serious line of storms tracked across the south coast last night between 11pm and 12am. One hour rainfall rates are impressive and they came with 1000 lightning strikes and at least 55 km/h wind gusts:
Downtown Vancouver 17mm
West Vancouver 16mm
Point Atkinson 18mm
Burns bog 13mm
- The Pacific frontal system began spreading round of heavy rain Wednesday night and unofficial 24 hour rainfall totals are below:
Vancouver international airport 31mm
Downtown Vancouver 46mm
West Vancouver 51mm
Squamish Airport 79mm
Downtown Squamish 97mm
Powell River 20mm
North courtenay 29mm
- Showers are lingering this morning but a weak ridge is already trying to build in behind the system bringing sunshine this afternoon and a sunny and warm weekend ahead.
- Morning fog may be something to watch for over the next few days and at this point there is a chance that the holiday Monday could come with showers.