Alerts: Special Weather Statements

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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby SardisBCwxman » Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:21 pm

Get ready folks it's about to get ugly.

11:39 AM PST Sunday 15 January 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:
•Fraser Valley - east including Chilliwack
•Fraser Valley - west including Abbotsford

The cold outbreak over the South Coast will finally end as mild Pacific air and rain move in on Monday...

Many south coastal communities have had snow on the ground since December 5 but this is about to change. The persistent blocking ridge over Western Canada that allowed cold Arctic air to settle along the coast will finally start to weaken on Monday. This will allow a series of mild and very moist Pacific storms to move onshore.

Satellite imagery shows a plume of moisture originating near the Philippines streaming towards the BC coast. Rain associated with this plume is expected to begin on Monday and to become heavy at times Monday night. There is potential for an extended period of moderate to heavy rain continuing until Tuesday night or early Wednesday.

Areas along the immediate coast are expected to warm sufficiently so that precipitation begins as rain. Inland areas such as Port Alberni, Hope and Squamish could see a period of snow or freezing rain to begin with as mild air moves over the entrenched cold air. Further inland in Whistler and along the Sea to Sky highway, precipitation will start as snow and slowly transition to rain Monday night.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.
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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Typeing3 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:57 pm

3:57 PM PST Monday 13 February 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

Metro Vancouver
A Pacific frontal system associated with a stream of sub-tropical moisture will bring a prolonged period of rain to the BC South Coast beginning late Tuesday, along with the potential for strong winds.

Uncertainty remains concerning the development and track of this frontal system, which are important factors determining the location of heaviest rainfall and strongest winds. However, there is good confidence that heavy rain will begin late Tuesday. Coastal and west facing slopes have the potential to exceed 100 mm of rainfall from late Tuesday through early Thursday.

Freezing levels will remain above 3000 metres at the coast and many alpine areas will see heavy rain. The snowpack is expected to absorb this rain event mitigating river flooding impacts. The River Forecast Centre will be monitoring this rain event and may issue a high streamflow advisory (http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/warnings).

At lower elevations, especially in the Fraser Valley, local low land flooding could be a concern as melting snow on the ground combines with the expected rainfall accumulations. Keep drains free of ice or debris.

Strong winds combined with heavy rain may lead to power outages.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.
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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby stuffradio » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:33 pm

Special weather statement in effect for:

Metro Vancouver

Gusty southeasterly winds are expected Friday for the South Coast.

A strong low pressure system will pass to the west of Vancouver Island during the day Friday bringing strong winds to much of the South Coast. Wind gusts have the potential to exceed 80 km/h at times.

Winds are forecast to rise over West Vancouver Island, Victoria and the Southern Gulf Islands late Friday morning then spread to the remainder of the inner South Coast through the afternoon.

Winds are likely to remain quite strong through Friday evening.

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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby lightningmanAB » Thu May 04, 2017 8:16 am

4:58 AM PDT Thursday 04 May 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

Metro Vancouver
Thunderstorms with heavy downpours are likely to develop late today....

A warm, humid southerly flow of air over the south coast today will combine with an approaching Pacific cold front to create favourable conditions for thunderstorm development over the Lower Mainland by this evening. It's possible a few of these storms will cross the southern tip of Vancouver Island as well. These storms will give localized heavy downpours of 15 to 25 mm along with the risk of hail.

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

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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Glacier » Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:14 pm

Where is everyone?

Alerts for: Metro Vancouver
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10:52 AM PDT Friday 23 June 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

City of Vancouver - including Burnaby and New Westminster
Metro Vancouver - northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge
Metro Vancouver - southeast including Surrey and Langley
Metro Vancouver - southwest including Richmond and Delta
North Shore - including West Vancouver and North Vancouver

Hot weather is expected this weekend.

A strong upper ridge of high pressure building over the province will result in a brief heat wave over southwest BC. Temperatures will peak this weekend with maximums of at least 32 degrees expected away from the water on the South Coast and reaching the mid to high 30s over the southwestern interior. A few daily record high temperatures will likely be broken with this heat wave. For example, the record high for Abbotsford is 31.4 degrees on Saturday and 32.0 degrees on Sunday. Temperatures will moderate noticeably on Monday over the South Coast as an onshore flow of cooler, marine air develops. Temperatures in the southwest interior will also peak on Sunday and daytime highs on Monday should be at least couple of degrees cooler.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Get informed

- Check the local news for health and safety updates.
- For more information on heat-related illness, call HealthLinkBC at 811.
- Contact your local government to find out what services (such as air-conditioned buildings and public splash parks) are available in your area.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.
To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.
http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=bc

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

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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby SardisBCwxman » Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:20 pm

All kinds of Special weather statements for most of the southern interior for hot temps looks wicked, of course Kristi Garbage is over doing it again.


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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Abby_wx » Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:25 pm

3:00 PM PDT Sunday 30 July 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

Fraser Valley - central including Chilliwack
Fraser Valley - east including Hope
Fraser Valley - west including Abbotsford

An extended stretch of hot weather is expected...

A massive ridge of high pressure will build over southern BC through Thursday, leading to several days of hot weather. Daytime maximum temperatures will soar into the mid to upper 30's through midweek over communities in the Fraser Valley, Howe Sound - Whistler and inland Vancouver Island. Temperatures will be several degrees lower near the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca.

Daily temperatures from Tuesday to Thursday will probably be broken in many communities. And the all time records for the month of August may be threatened, too. For example, the highest August temperature ever recorded at Abbotsford is 36.3 degrees and the forecast for Thursday is 35.

The heat combined with the lack of rainfall so far this month will maintain high to extreme fire danger ratings across much of southern BC.

Please refer to the BC Wildfire Service for updated Fire Danger Ratings.
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safet ... ire-danger

Heat-related illnesses are more likely during prolonged periods of hot weather. Everyone is at risk of heat-related illness. Those most vulnerable to high temperatures include young children, pregnant women, the elderly, those working or exercising in the heat, persons with chronic illnesses, people living alone in un-air-conditioned homes, and the homeless.

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Get informed.

- Check the local news for health and safety updates.
- For more information on heat-related illness, call HealthLinkBC at 811.
- Contact your local government to find out what services (such as air-conditioned buildings and public splash parks) are available in your area.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.
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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Glacier » Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:50 pm

Statements

4:37 PM PDT Thursday 31 August 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

City of Vancouver - including Burnaby and New Westminster
Metro Vancouver - northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge
Metro Vancouver - southeast including Surrey and Langley
Metro Vancouver - southwest including Richmond and Delta
North Shore - including West Vancouver and North Vancouver

Hot weekend ahead...

An unseasonably strong ridge of high pressure is forecast to build over British Columbia this weekend. Temperatures will start to climb on Friday and will push into the low 30s by Sunday for areas away from the immediate coast.

Under this weather pattern, the airmass will also become quite stagnant. Combined with developing outflow winds, it is possible that wildfire smoke will eventually make its way out to the coast.

Computer weather models currently indicate that the ridge will be quite persistent with the hot weather lasting until at least Tuesday.

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

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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Typeing3 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:27 am

Statements
10:56 AM PDT Saturday 04 November 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

City of Vancouver - including Burnaby and New Westminster
Metro Vancouver - northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge
Metro Vancouver - southeast including Surrey and Langley
Metro Vancouver - southwest including Richmond and Delta
North Shore - including West Vancouver and North Vancouver
More snow likely today for the South Coast.

Arctic air is in place over the South Coast of BC and an area of low pressure is set to arrive this afternoon, producing another round of snow.

The highest snowfall amounts are expected over higher elevations of southern Vancouver Island where there is the potential for 5 to 10 cm through this evening. Elsewhere on Vancouver Island amounts of 2 to 5 cm are likely while the Lower Mainland and Sunshine Coast will only have a chance of 2 cm.

Environment Canada encourages you to be prepared for winter weather and winter driving conditions by having snow tires installed and shovels and salt at the ready.

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

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Spring/Summer 2018
Last freeze: April 2 (-0.8C)
First 15C: March 11 (17.9C)
First 20C: March 12 (21.4C)
First 25C: April 24 (25.3C)
First 30C: May 13 (30.8C)
Hottest Temp 2018: 31.3C (May 14)

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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Typeing3 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:58 pm

Statements
5:29 PM PST Saturday 11 November 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

City of Vancouver - including Burnaby and New Westminster
Metro Vancouver - northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge
Metro Vancouver - southeast including Surrey and Langley
Metro Vancouver - southwest including Richmond and Delta
North Shore - including West Vancouver and North Vancouver
Possible stormy conditions on Monday across the B.C. south coast.


A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds for the south coast of British Columbia on Monday.

Exposed coastal sections of West Vancouver Island will see speeds of 70 to 80 km/h with gusts near 100 km/h.

Inner south coast regions including Metro Vancouver, Greater Victoria, Powell River and Comox may see winds of 50 to 70 km/h with higher gusts. The strength of the wind will depend on the position and depth of the low pressure system. If the system tracks closer to Vancouver Island, then gusts to 90 km/h can be expected.

Wind warnings may be issued as the situation unfolds.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.
East Coquitlam. Elevation 25m(80ft).

Spring/Summer 2018
Last freeze: April 2 (-0.8C)
First 15C: March 11 (17.9C)
First 20C: March 12 (21.4C)
First 25C: April 24 (25.3C)
First 30C: May 13 (30.8C)
Hottest Temp 2018: 31.3C (May 14)


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