Saturday, September 25, 2010

Pacific Storm

Environment Canada is warning the first big storm of the fall season is already bearing down on the West Coast, bringing with it high winds and heavy rain.

Current Conditions
Observed at: Whistler 7:00 AM PDT Saturday 25 September 2010

Pressure / Tendency:101.5 kPa / falling
Visibility:19 km
Dew Point:9.5°C
Wind Speed:S 13 km/h

Today:Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Rain beginning late this afternoon. High 14.

Tonight:Rain at times heavy. Amount 30 to 40 mm. Low 10.

Sunday:A few showers ending in the morning then a mix of sun and cloud. High 17.

Monday:Rain. Low 9. High 19.

Tuesday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 9. High 15.

Wednesday:A mix of sun and cloud. Low 6. High 17.

Thursday:Sunny. Low 8. High 20. Friday:Sunny. Low 8. High 21.

Historical Data
Yesterday Max:10.4°C
Precip.:6.8 mm
Normals Max:16°C
Today Sunrise:7:02

The intense system moved across the north coast and was forecast to slowly move southward and stall over the north part of Vancouver Island overnight.

Forecasters are predicting between 100 and 200 millimetres of rainfall for central and northern coastal regions, along with southeast winds with speeds ranging from 70 to 120 kilometres per hour from central Vancouver Island northward.

Whistler - Weather - Environment Canada

The Weather Network - Whistler, British Columbia