Rainfall Warning issued for Howe Sound (November 20, 2017)

Nov 20, 2017
Affected Communities: 
District of Squamish, Electoral Area D

Note from the SLRD: The Rainfall Warning below was issued by Environment Canada, and impacts SLRD Area D and the District of Squamish (as well as the North Shore, including West Vancouver and North Vancouver).

Rainfall warning issued for:

  •    Howe Sound, B.C. (082500)
  •    North Shore - including West Vancouver and North Vancouver, B.C. (082610)

A long episode of rain, at times heavy, is expected.

A plume of tropical moisture will bring prolonged periods of rain into the South Coast over the next 2 to 3 days. Rainfall amounts of 150 mm are possible by Thursday for Howe Sound, the northern sections of Metro Vancouver, the northern sections of Fraser Valley and near Hope.

The rain is expected to taper off on Thursday as the system moves inland.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

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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