Alerts for: Southern Gulf Islands

Warnings

3:06 PM PDT Tuesday 17 October 2017
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Southern Gulf Islands

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

The next strong Pacific frontal system will reach the South Coast early Wednesday morning bringing southeast winds of 70 gusting to 90 km/h. Winds will ease Wednesday afternoon.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

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.

 

Statements

3:31 PM PDT Tuesday 17 October 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Southern Gulf Islands

Another strong fall storm will arrive early Wednesday.

The strong fall storm that brought heavy rain and strong winds to the south coast this morning will be followed by a second one tomorrow.

This next storm system will arrive on the South Coast early Wednesday, bringing another round of strong winds and heavy rain.
Rainfall and wind warnings have been issued for some regions and may be expanded to more regions tonight.

It is possible that falling leaves may block storm drains, combining with significant rain to cause local flooding.

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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