Alerts for: East Vancouver Island

Warnings

10:39 AM PST Friday 19 December 2014
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • East Vancouver Island

Rain, at times heavy, is expected.

A warm, moist Pacific system will move towards the coast tonight. Rain, at times heavy, will fall on Saturday with rainfall amounts up to 60mm by Sunday morning before tapering to a few showers by midday.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. Email reports of severe weather to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #BCStorm.

 

4:38 AM PST Friday 19 December 2014
Wind warning in effect for:

  • East Vancouver Island

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

An intense Pacific frontal system will move onto the coast tonight. Consequently, southeast winds will increase to 60 to 80 km/h after midnight and persist through Saturday morning. Winds will ease near noon Saturday in the wake of the front.

Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. Email reports of severe weather to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #BCStorm.

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