Note from the SLRD: The Information Bulletin below from the Coastal Fire Centre was issued on Thursday, May 17 and impacts all public and private land within SLRD Areas C and D. Residents and property owners living in the Village of Pemberton, Resort Municipality of Whistler or District of Squamish should check with their local fire departments to determine whether the prohibitions apply within municipal boundaries.
The BC Ministry of Agriculture and its partners conducted an Agricultural Land Use Inventory (ALUI) for the District of Squamish and Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Electoral Area D in the summer of 2017. The ALUI was funded in part by District of Squamish, Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, and Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial territorial initiative.
Note from the SLRD: The Special Weather Statement below was issued by Environment Canada at 5:29 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018 and updated at 3:00 p.m. It impacts SLRD Areas C and D, the District of Squamish, the Resort Municipality of Whistler, and Village of Pemberton. Please note that weather in the mountains can change suddenly, resulting in potentially hazardous driving conditions.
**This meeting has been cancelled**
UPDATE: The Snowfall warning has ended.
Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected.
A Pacific frontal system will spread snow heavy at times to Whistler and the Sea to Sky Highway between Squamish to Whistler tonight. Snowfall amount of 15 cm can be expected before the snow eases off near midnight tonight.
Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.
February 27, 2018: Sea to Sky Corridor, B.C. – On February 21, the Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) announced it has approved changes to Greyhound Canada’s service around British Columbia, including substantial reductions in the Sea to Sky Corridor.
Note from the SLRD: The Snowfall Warning below was issued by Environment Canada and impacts SLRD Area D and the District of Squamish, and people travelling through the Sea to Sky Corridor. Environment Canada has also issued a Special Weather Statement for the Whistler/Pemberton area in advance of the expected storm.
Note from the SLRD: The Special Weather Statement below was issued by Environment Canada and impacts SLRD Area D, the District of Squamish, and anyone travelling through the Sea to Sky Corridor. Please check www.drivebc.ca for travel and road conditions before you set out.
UPDATE: January 30, 8 a.m. - The Rainfall Warning has ended.
Note from the SLRD: the Rainfall Warning below was issued on Sunday, January 28 at 3:38 a.m. It impacts SLRD Area D and the District of Squamish.
Rain, at times heavy, is expected.
A moisture-laden frontal system will move today the south coast today. Rain has developed early this morning and will intensify in the afternoon. 60 to 90 millimetres of rain will fall by Monday before the front weakens and exits the area.
Note from the SLRD: The High Streamflow Advisory was issued by the BC River Forecast Centre and impacts all rivers, creeks and tributaries in the Howe Sound area (SLRD Electoral Area D and the District of Squamish).
High Streamflow Advisory – South Coast
ISSUED: January 26, 2018 9:00 AM
The River Forecast Centre is issuing a High Streamflow Advisory for the South Coast including: