Alerts for: Metro Vancouver

Warnings

4:50 AM PST Sunday 19 November 2017
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Metro Vancouver - southwest including Richmond and Delta

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

An intense frontal system with strong southerly winds will cross the south coast later this morning. South to southeast winds near 70 km/h will blow near Haro Strait, across the Gulf Islands, and over parts of southwest Vancouver near the waters of the Strait of Georgia in the vicinity of Tsawwassen and Boundary Bay.

Winds will ease late this afternoon.

High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

 

4:00 AM PST Sunday 19 November 2017
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • City of Vancouver - including Burnaby and New Westminster
  • Metro Vancouver - northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge
  • North Shore - including West Vancouver and North Vancouver

Heavy rain is expected.

A strong frontal system crossing the south coast today will bring rain, heavy at times.

Total rainfall accumulation near 50 mm is likely over the City of Vancouver including Burnaby and New Westminster and the southern sections of the Sunshine Coast. Over Howe Sound, the North Shore and northeast Metro Vancouver amounts of 70 to 90 mm are possible. The heavy rain will begin to ease off this evening as the frontal system moves south out of the area.

Heavy downpours are likely to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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