Environment Canada weather warning for the Sea to Sky

Nov 23, 2021
Affected Communities: 
District of Squamish, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton

Special weather statement in effect for: Pemberton, Whistler and Howe Sound

Another round of heavy rain is on the way.
Total Rainfall: 40 to 80 mm

Locations: Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, particularly near the mountains. The Sea to Sky corridor and the Sunshine Coast from Gibsons to Earls Cove.

Timespan: Wednesday night through early Friday morning.

Other Risks: Strong southeast winds near the water on Thursday.

Remarks: The next storm system is set to arrive on the BC South Coast overnight Wednesday. This storm will be shorter lived and less intense than the event over November 13-15, 2021. However, it will still bring moderate to heavy rain and strong winds. Additionally, freezing levels will rise above mountain tops on Thursday. This may worsen recent flooding and impact vulnerable landscapes and infrastructure.

There remains some uncertainty in total forecast rainfall amounts. Please continue to monitor local forecasts and alerts for the latest information.

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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