Alerts for: West Vancouver Island
Weather/Air Quality alerts
Special Weather Statement in effect for:
- West Vancouver Island
A significant fall storm will arrive Sunday night. Where: Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast north of Saltery Bay. When: Sunday night and Monday morning. Threats: Strong winds may result in falling tree branches and local power outages. Remarks: A strong front will arrive Sunday night bringing rain and strong winds. Winds will rise over western and northern Vancouver Island Sunday evening and spread to the inner south coast by Monday morning. The strongest winds, near 90 km/h, are expected for western and northern Vancouver Island. Winds of 60 to 80 km/h will impact portions of the inner south coast, especially near northern Strait of Georgia. Forecast rainfall amounts include near 50 mm for West Vancouver Island, 30 mm near northern Strait of Georgia, less than 10 mm for Victoria and the Gulf Islands, and 10 to 20 mm elsewhere. Wind warnings may be issued in advance of this system. Please monitor your local forecasts. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.
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