Wind and Rainfall Warnings issued for Howe Sound (November 14)

Nov 14, 2017
Affected Communities: 
District of Squamish, Electoral Area D
Status Updates: 
November 16 - The Wind and Rainfall Warnings have been lifted.

Environment Canada has issued Wind and Rainfall Warnings for the North Shore and Howe Sound, impacting SLRD Area D and the District of Squamish. Please see below for the full text of both warnings.


Wind warning issued for:  

  • Howe Sound, B.C. 
  • North Shore - including West Vancouver and North Vancouver, B.C. 

Current details:

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A strong cold front will approach the South Coast this evening. Ahead of the cold front, strong southeasterly winds of 70 gusting to 90 km/h will develop over exposed coastal sections and the southern sections of Howe Sound.

Winds will ease overnight as the cold front moves out of the region.

High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

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.


Rainfall warning issued for:  

  • Howe Sound, B.C. 
  • North Shore - including West Vancouver and North Vancouver, B.C. 

Current details:

Rain, at times heavy, is expected.

A cold front approaching the South Coast will bring heavy rain to the region today through tonight. Rainfall amounts of 50 mm are expected by Wednesday morning.

In the East Vancouver Island - Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay region, the highest rainfall amounts are expected between Qualicum Beach and Fanny Bay.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

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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