Tofino Rainfall Record Jan 03-04 2012

Tofino Rainfall Record Jan 03-04 2012

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What no Jet-Skiing today? Bummed!

Tofino Road Flooded

LEFT – Photo shows some of the flooding that ocurred on Hellesen Dr. on the way to McKenzie Beach, toward Crystal Cove and Ocean Beach Beach Resorts. Road access was temporarily blocked leaving locals and tourists vehicles trapped on one side.

 

 

Tofino had a record, 186 millimetres of rain in 12 hours on Tuesday Jan 03,2012 causing high turbidity in the water system and throwing Tofino into a boil water advisory on Wednesday morning. These high rains closed roads and caused flooding in several areas in Tofino.

Prior to this, Tofino’s highest recorded rainfall in a 24hr period was 184mm on Feb 24, 1982 and prior to that was 174mm on Jan 02, 1962.

 

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