Emergency Management

Snowfall Warning issued for Fraser Canyon, including SLRD Areas A and B, District of Lillooet

Note from the SLRD: The Snowfall warning below was issued by Environment Canada just before 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16. This follows a Special Weather Statement which was issued earlier today. The Warning includes all of SLRD Electoral Areas A and B as well as the District of Lillooet. Driving conditions throughout the northern SLRD - including the Duffey Lake Road (Hwy 99) could be hazardous due to heavy snowfall and reduced visibility.

Rainfall Warning issued for Howe Sound (January 28, 2018)

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. 


Current details:
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.

High Streamflow Advisory issued for South Coast, including Howe Sound (January 26, 2018)

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:

Special weather statement issued for Whistler & Howe Sound (January 26, 2018)

Update: The Special Weather Statement has ended.


Note from the SLRD: The Special Weather Statement below was issued by Environment Canada at 3:20 p.m. (PST) and impacts the District of Squamish, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton, SLRD Electoral Area C and parts of SLRD Electoral Area D. 


Special weather statement issued for:

  •    Whistler, B.C. (082400)
  •    Howe Sound, B.C. (082500)

Current details:

Snowfall Warning issued for Whistler area (including Pemberton, SLRD Area C and parts of SLRD Area D)

Update: January 25, 2018 - The snowfall warning has ended.


Note from the SLRD: The Snowfall Warning below was issued by Environment Canada, and impacts the Resort Community of Whistler, Village of Pemberton, SLRD Electoral Area C and the northeastern part of SLRD Electoral Area D. Travel throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor will also be impacted. Please adjust your travel plans and driving habits accordingly and arrive safely at your destination. 

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