Special Weather Statement issued for Howe Sound - strong winds expected

May 23, 2017
Affected Communities: 
District of Squamish, Electoral Area D
Status Updates: 
May 24 - The Special Weather Statement has ended.

 

Issued by Environment Canada at 4:53 a.m. PST, Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Strong gusty winds are expected over the South Coast this afternoon and tonight.

A strong cold front will move across the South Coast late this afternoon and evening bringing strong winds and cooler temperatures in its wake. Westerly winds gusting to 70 km/h can be expected over exposed coastal sections behind the front. These winds will ease overnight as the front moves into the Interior.

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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