A quick note with respect to YOW – total rainfall for April 2017 so far is 66.4mm, already surpassing the average amount for the entire month which is 63mm. 26.4mm on the 4th and another 36mm on the 6th made up the bulk of the moisture thus far. Some issues with flooding have arisen but should gradually subside as the pattern turns quieter.
Power outages and ferry cancellations plagued parts of BC with the latest storm rolling through, here’s EC’s summary – http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/weathersummaries_e.html
Weather summary for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 4:37 a.m. PDT Saturday 8 April 2017. Discussion. An intense low pressure system moved northward to the west of Vancouver Island yesterday, producing strong winds over many areas of the South Coast. The following is a summary of weather event information received by Environment Canada. Summary of maximum wind gusts in km/h: Metro Vancouver Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal: 89 Point Atkinson (Lighthouse Park): 89 Vancouver Int. Airport: 70 White Rock: 65 Pitt Meadows: 57 Fraser Valley Abbotsford Airport: 67 Greater Victoria Trial Island: 91 Discovery Island: 89 Kelp Reefs: 87 Victoria Int. Airport: 63 Victoria Harbour: 61 Howe Sound Pam Rocks: 100 East Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands Saturna Island: 115 Sisters Island: 93 Chatham Point: 93 Ballenas Island: 81 Entrance Island: 72 Comox: 72 Nanaimo Airport: 59 Campbell River: 57 Sunshine Coast Grief Point: 91 Powell River: 74 Sechelt: 67 West Vancouver Island Cape Beale: 115 Tofino Airport: 87 Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report. Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report. End/PSPC
Meanwhile central and eastern sections of the country will experience a warmer-than-normal pattern into the medium range with unsettled conditions possible at times, though nothing major as it currently stands.
06z GFS ensemble mean 2m temp anomalies, days 0-5: