More Winds Expected for West Coast

Issued at 10:16 AM PDT Monday 24 October 2016

Wind warning in effect for:

  • West Vancouver Island

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Winds will reach 80 km/h this evening and ease by early Tuesday morning.

An intense low off the Oregon coast will move northward to lie west of Vancouver Island this evening. The low will slowly weaken tonight but not before giving strong winds to West Vancouver Island.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. 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 pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.

 

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