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Weather Statement Oct. 2016

Special Weather Statement issued for Whistler and Howe Sound

Oct 11, 2016
Affected Communities:
District of Squamish, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton

A series of powerful October storms will approach the BC South coast late Wednesday night bringing heavy rains and strong winds through the weekend.

Rainfall will be heavy at times. Rainfall amounts over the West and Inland areas of Vancouver Island may exceed 200 mm, while inner coastal regions may exceed 100 mm.

Strong winds will accompany these storms as well. Winds over exposed coastal areas may exceed 80 km/h at times during the onset of the storms. Rainfall and wind warnings are anticipated as forecast details become clearer towards the start of the storm cycle.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.

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