Alerts: Weather Summaries

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Glacier
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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:31 am

AWCN11 CWVR 161147
WEATHER SUMMARY
FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 4:47 A.M. PDT SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER 2016.

DISCUSSION.

AN INTENSE BUT COMPACT STORM MOVED ACROSS THE SOUTH COAST LAST
NIGHT. THE LOW PRESSURE CENTRE ASSOCIATED WITH THE STORM MADE
LANDFALL ALONG VANCOUVER ISLAND NEAR BAMFIELD AT AROUND 7PM, THEN
TRACKED NORTHEASTWARD, MOVING JUST SOUTH OF PORT ALBERNI BEFORE
CROSSING ONTO THE SUNSHINE COAST.

AS THE STORM APPROACHED THE COAST, VERY STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS
DEVELOPED UP THE STRAIT OF GEORGIA IMPACTING MANY OF THE ISLANDS AND
THE SUNSHINE COAST. AS THE STORM MOVED ACROSS THE ISLAND, A PLUME OF
VERY STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPED JUST SOUTH OF THE LOW
EXTENDING FROM NEAR CARMANAH INTO HOWE SOUND.

THE VERY COMPACT STRUCTURE OF THE LOW PRODUCED INTENSE WINDS BUT
OVER A FAIRLY LIMITED AREA. THE TRACK ONTO THE SUNSHINE COAST
LIMITED IMPACTS TO REGIONS FURTHER SOUTH.

THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF WEATHER EVENT INFORMATION RECEIVED BY
ENVIRONMENT CANADA.

1. SUMMARY OF MAXIMUM WIND GUSTS IN KM/H:

METRO VANCOUVER
POINT ATKINSON (LIGHTHOUSE PARK): 91
TSSAWWASSEN FERRY TERMINAL: 72
SANDHEADS LIGHTSTATION: 80
YVR: 63

FRASER VALLEY
ABBOTSFORD AIRPORT: 59

GREATER VICTORIA
TRIAL ISLAND: 96
DISCOVERY ISLAND: 85
KELP REEFS: 85
YYJ: 69
GONZALES POINT: 61
RACE ROCKS 100

HOWE SOUND
PAM ROCKS 111

EAST VANCOUVER ISLAND & GULF ISLANDS
ENTRANCE ISLAND: 85
SISTERS ISLAND: 109
BALLENAS ISLAND: 107
SATURNA ISLAND: 98
CHROME ISLAND: 94
NANAIMO AIRPORT: 70

SUNSHINE COAST
SECHELT: 74
GRIEF POINT (NEAR POWELL RIVER): 89
MERRY ISLAND: 96

WEST VANCOUVER ISLAND
CARMANAH LIGHTHOUSE: 83
CAPE BEALE LIGHTHOUSE: 78

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Monty67 » Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:08 am

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 8:48 a.m. PDT Thursday 3 November 2016.

Discussion.

A moist Pacific front brought heavy rain to the BC South Coast
yesterday. The following is a summary of storm total rainfall amount
received by Environment Canada from Tuesday afternoon through
Wednesday night.

Vancouver Int'l Airport: 34.0 mm
Vancouver Harbour: 48.7 mm
West Vancouver: 60.7 mm
Pitt Meadows: 56.3 mm
Langley: 57.0 mm
Abbotsford: 58.0 mm

Squamish: 93.0 mm
Port Mellon: 184.4 mm

North Courtenay: 123.1 mm
Comox: 63.0 mm
North Cowichan: 38.9 mm
Port Alberni: 122.4 mm
Located at the north end of Shawnigan Lake. 500ft elevation

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:17 am

Amazing!

AWCN11 CWVR

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 5:13 p.m. PST Tuesday 8 November 2016.

Discussion.

It was a very warm day across the BC South Coast and Interior today.

The following is a summary of new record maximum daily and new
record maximum monthly temperatures received by Environment Canada.

Summary of new November 8 Daily Maximum Temperature Records (C):

Abbotsford: 22.4 (old record 15.6, 1952))
Vancouver: 19.4 (old record 14.8, 1991))
Victoria University: 19.0 (old record 15.1, 1996)
White Rock: 20.5 (old record 17.8, 1930)

Osoyoos: 17.5 (old record 14.6, 1995)
Penticton: 17.2 (old record 14.4, 1930)
Princeton: 16.6 (old record 12.7, 1980)
Kamloops: 21.5 (old record 15.5, 1958)

Cranbrook: 12.7 (old record 10.7, 1980)
Sparwood: 15.0 (old record 14.8, 2004)

Prince George: 18.8 (old record 16.7, 1930)
Quesnel: 20.8 (old record 15.6, 1941)
Williams Lake: 17.7 (old record 10.6, 1976)

Summary of new November Monthly Maximum Temperature Records (C):

Vancouver: 19.4 (old record 18.4, Nov 4 1980)
Abbotsford: 22.4 (old record 20.6, Nov 2 1949)

Prince George: 18.8 (old record 17.4, Nov 11 1981)
Quesnel: 20.8 (old record 17.2, Nov 2 1949)
Williams Lake: 17.7 (old record 16.7, Nov 4 1975)

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:06 am

There's been no "weather summaries alerts" in almost a month now. I suspect things will change on that front over the next few days.

AWCN11 CWVR 110717
WEATHER SUMMARY
FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 11:17 P.M. PST THURSDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2016.

DISCUSSION.

A FEW MAXIMUM DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET TODAY.

VANCOUVER: 15.5 (OLD RECORD 14.9, 1987)
SANDSPIT: 13.0 (OLD RECORD 12.6, 1987)
SPARWOOD: 13.0 (OLD RECORD 10.4, 1987)

INTERESTINGLY, SPARWOOD HAS BROKEN THE HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD FOR 3
DAYS IN A ROW.

NOV 8: 15.0 (OLD RECORD 14.8, 2004)
NOV 9: 17.3 (OLD RECORD 12.0, 1981)
NOV 10: 13.0 (OLD RECORD 10.4, 1987)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:08 am

Wow, Hope got more than the Coquihalla summit!
AWCN11 CWVR

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 6:11 p.m. MST Sunday 11 December 2016.

Discussion.

The following is a summary of weather event information received by
Environment Canada up until 4 p.m. PST Sunday December 11.

1. Summary of 24 hour snowfall in cm ending 4 p.m. Sunday:

Hope: 30
Hope Slide: 30
Agassiz: 25
Chilliwack: 23-28
Coquihalla Summit: 27-28
Campbell River: 18
Kelowna: 8-13
Whistler: 12
Pennask Summit: 11

2. Summary of storm total snowfall from Friday morning in cm:

Hope: 60
Hope Slide: 50
Chilliwack: 41
Coquihalla Summit: 40
Campbell River: 30
Squamish: 25
Abbotsford: 15-25
Nanaimo: 20
Kelowna: 15-20
Pennask Summit: 19
Whistler: 18
Comox Airport: 14

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:03 pm

AWCN11 CWVR 151943
WEATHER SUMMARY
FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 12:43 P.M. MST THURSDAY 15 DECEMBER 2016.

DISCUSSION.

A VERY COLD ARCTIC AIR MASS HAS SETTLED IN OVER AREAS OF COASTAL
BRITISH COLUMBIA. A FEW DAILY OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN
BROKEN LAST NIGHT.

HERE IS A SUMMARY OF NEW DAILY RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES IN DEGREES
CELSIUS.

SITE: NEW RECORD (OLD RECORD AND YEAR, LENGTH OF RECORD)

PITT MEADOWS: -11.8 (-11.1 IN 1922, 1900)
SQUAMISH: -12.1 (-8.3 IN 1964, 1960)
WHISTLER: -18.0 (-17.2 IN 1971, 1950)
CAMPBELL RIVER: -13.3 (-7.9 IN 2000, 1958)
BELLA BELLA: -13.3 (-9.7 IN 2008, 1977)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:57 am

AWCN11 CWVR

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 11:01 a.m. MST Monday 19 December 2016.

Discussion.

A moist Pacific front moved across coastal British Columbia
beginning Saturday morning over the north coast and Sunday morning
over the south coast giving significant snowfall accumulations.

The following is a summary of storm total snowfall accumulations
received by Environment Canada by 9 a.m. PST Monday.

Summary of snowfall in centimetres:

North Coast:
Stewart: 54

South Coast:
Port Moody: 35
Whistler: 30
Squamish: 20-25
Burnaby: 15-30
Vancouver area: 6-20
Horseshoe Bay: 13
Hope: 12
Bradner Road Weather Station: 9
Vancouver Airport: 6
Abbotsford Airport: 4

Southern Highways:
Brandywine Weather Station: 45
Tantalus Weather Station: 23
Hells Gate Roadside Station: 23
Coquihalla Summit: 23
Allison Pass: 21
Malahat: 11

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:34 pm

AWCN11 CWVR

Weather summary
for British Columbia
updated by Environment Canada
at 2:44 p.m. MST Wednesday 18 January 2017.

Discussion.

A series of low pressure systems drenched the south coast this week
with rain and blanketed portions of the Kootenays with heavy snow.

The following is a summary of rainfall amounts received by
Environment Canada as of 10 a.m. PST. It is broken down into storm
totals from Monday afternoon until 10 a.m. this morning as well as
rainfall totals from 4 p.m. last night to 10 a.m. this morning.

The snowfall accumulations are from Tuesday afternoon until 1 p.m.
PST today.

1. Summary of snowfall in cm:
Beasley: 25
Kootenay Pass: 22
Paulson Summit: 21
Castlegar Airport: 21
Warfield: 20
Nelson: 16
Coffee Creek: 16

2. Summary of storm total rainfall in mm since Monday:

Port Mellon: 145
Brandywine: 118
Bowser: 109
Tofino: 105
Squamish: 99
West Vancouver: 86
North Vancouver: 86
Mission: 83
North Courtenay: 82
Whistler-Nesters: 74
Vancouver Harbour: 69
Agassiz: 61
Bradner Road, Abbotsford: 47
Pitt Meadows: 47
North Cowichan: 44
Nanaimo area: 44
Vancouver Airport: 43
Burns Bog: 36
Pemberton Airport: 31
White Rock: 27

3. Summary of Tuesday night's rainfall in mm:

Port Mellon: 99
North Vancouver: 55
Mission: 54
West Vancouver: 50
Brandywine: 49
Coquitlam area: 49
Bowser: 46
Squamish Airport: 45
Sumas Canal: 44
Vancouver Harbour: 40
Agassiz: 39
Tofino: 32
Pitt Meadows: 31
Bradner Road, Abbotsford: 30
Pemberton Airport: 29
Whistler-Nesters: 28
Vancouver Airport: 25
North Cowichan: 44
North Courtenay: 24
Burns Bog: 21
Nanaimo area: 19
White Rock: 15

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby Glacier » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:40 am

UNBELIEVABLE how much snow they've had in the normally dry East Kootenay!

AWCN11 CWVR

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 9:58 a.m. MST Monday 6 February 2017.

Discussion.

A series of intense snow storms has moved through southern B.C.
giving heavy snowfalls from Friday to this morning. Heavy snow will
continue through the week across southern B.C.

The following locations set new records for greatest daily snowfall
amounts.

1. February 3rd

Vancouver
New record of 12.0 cm
Old record of 10.7 set in 1946
Records started in 1939

Castlegar
New record of 12.6 cm
Old record of 11.4 set in 1918
Records started in 1917

Powell River
New record of 28.0 cm
Old record of 8.0 set in 1996
Records started in 1954

Sparwood
New record of 12.0 cm
Old record of 11.2 set in 1999
Records started in 1981

2. February 4th

Abbotsford
New record of 20.0 cm
Old record of 7.6 set in 1957
Records started in 1945

Campbell River
New record of 26.0 cm
Old record of 7.2 set in 2008
Records started in 1936

Castlegar
New record of 6.4 cm
Old record of 6.0 set in 1996
Records started in 1917

Comox
New record of 12.6 cm
Old record of 3.6 set in 1996
Records started in 1945

Powell River
New record of 11.8 cm
Old record of 1.0 set in 2008
Records started in 1954

3. February 5th:

Abbotsford
New record of 20.0 cm
Old record of 11.9 set in 1949
Records started in 1945

Cranbrook
New record of 18.4 cm
Old record of 7.6 in 1937
Records started in 1933

4. February 6th:

Sparwood
Snowfall of 60 cm since midnight (and counting) *unofficial
beats the old daily record of 18.3 set in 1999
Records started in 1969

Cranbrook
Snowfall of 23 cm since midnight (and counting) *unofficial
beats the old daily record of 20.3 set in 1933
Records started in 1933

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

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Re: Alerts: Weather Summaries

Postby VanCitySouth » Wed May 24, 2017 10:39 am

Weather summary
for British Columbia
issued by Environment Canada
at 7:40 a.m. PDT Wednesday 24 May 2017.

Discussion.

An intense cold front swept across B.C. last night producing strong
and gusty winds.

The following are notable peak wind gusts in km/h from around the
province.

1. Metro Vancouver:
Vancouver International 89
Point Atkinson 80
Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal 80

2. Fraser Valley:
Abbotsford International 54
Hope 87

3. Greater Victoria:
Gonzales 94
Trial Island Lighthouse 115

4. East Vancouver Island/Sunshine Coast:
Comox 70
Entrance Island 72
Grief Point 78
Merry Island 89

5. Sea to Sky:
Pam Rocks 67
Squamish 54
Pemberton 81

6. West Vancouver Island:
Tofino 74
Lennard Lighthouse 76

7. Central Interior:
Prince George 94
Quesnel 67
Clearwater 91

8. Southern Interior:
Salmon Arm 80
Kamloops 74
Kelowna 74
Penticton 78
Revelstoke 76
Blue River 69
Lytton 80

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

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