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Alerts for: Howe Sound


5:30 PM PDT Friday 17 September 2021
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Howe Sound

Rain, at times heavy, is expected.

Heavy rain continues.

Location: Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, Whistler, the Sunshine Coast, and East Vancouver Island between Qualicum Beach and Fanny Bay, and from Courtenay to Campbell River

Rainfall accumulation: 50 to 80 mm total is expected with higher amounts over Howe Sound and the North Shore mountains.

Timespan: This evening into tonight.

Other risks: Southeasterly winds gusting to 80 km/h are also expected early this evening.

Remarks: A robust frontal system will continue to bring heavy rain to the B.C. South Coast. As the system moves through, heavy rain and gusty winds will ease later tonight.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #BCStorm.


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