Wednesday is expected to be mainly cloudy with a 30 per cent chance of showers in the afternoon and a risk of thunderstorms in the evening, reaching a day time high of 18 C and an overnight low of 10 C. (Matteus O’Connor/News Staff)

Risk of thunderstorms in Wednesday’s forecast

Plus a look ahead at the weekend forecast

Parts of Vancouver Island might be getting some much-needed rain tonight.

But it won’t be much and it could come with a bang.

Wednesday is expected to be mainly cloudy over most of Vancouver Island’s major population centres, with a 30 per cent chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorm in the evening, reaching a day time highs of 18-20 C and an overnight low of around 10 C.

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For the south Island, Thursday will be a mix of sun and cloud, clearing in the afternoon with a high of 17 C and an overnight low of 10 C. Friday will see sun with a high of 22 C and an overnight low of 11 C.

Saturday is expected to be sunny with a high of 21 C. Overnight will see increasing cloudiness with a low of 12 C. Sunday will be cloudy with a high of 19 C and an overnight low of 11 C.

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For the mid-Island, expect clear skies and highs in the low to mid-20s, into the weekend, before the clouds arrive with a chance of showersin the early of next week.

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