Rain warnings | Snow Alerts | Wind warnings
This winter's winter storm is officially in full force.
Rain, wind and snus alerts apply to B.C. South Coast, west coast of Vancouver Island to West Kootenay. Metro Vancouver is particularly rainy.
The following recommendations are broken down:
Environment Canada says that the following regions will be able to expect 70 to 90 millimeters of rain on a Friday morning. Localized flooding and leakage in rivers and glaciers.
- Metro in Vancouver (from the north coast to Maple Creek)
- Fraser valley
- Howe Sound
Weather agency in these areas has forecasted snow plowing, which includes several major highways. Drivers are asked to slow down and be on the road.
- Coquihalla highway (Hope to Merritt) – up to 15 centimeters
- Whistler – 20-25 centimeters
- From the sea to the sky – 20-25 centimeters
- Trans-Canada Highway (Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass) – 15-30 centimeters
- Motorway 3 (Paulson Summit on Kootenay Pass) – 15-30 centimeters
On Thursday, 70-100 km / h are expected in these parts of the province, especially the most exposed areas:
- West Vancouver Island
- East Vancouver Island
- Sunshine coast
This winter, the southern coast has been crushed. Tuesday pours rain caused floods, road closures, traffic disturbances and SkyTrain delays in Metro Vancouver.