Alerts: Special Weather Statements

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Typeing3
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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Typeing3 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:09 pm

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10:15 AM PST Sunday 12 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
Very windy conditions are likely on Monday across the B.C. South Coast.

A low pressure system over the Pacific will rapidly intensify today and tonight as it approaches the coast. This low is expected to make landfall along West Vancouver Island midday Monday but there remains some uncertainty as to the precise location. Current computer weather models indicate a landfall somewhere between Estevan Point and Port Renfrew.

Very strong winds will develop ahead of the low, especially for regions just south of the storm's track. The uncertainty in the low's track presents a range of scenarios.

Scenario 1.. A northern landfall near Estevan Point would shift the strongest winds northward so that regions near Comox and Powell River would see the strongest winds.

Scenario 2.. A landfall somewhere near Tofino would produce very strong winds for almost the entire South Coast.

Scenario 3.. A southern landfall near Port Renfrew would confine the strongest winds to just Greater Victoria, southern Metro Vancouver and perhaps sections of the Fraser Valley.

There is potential for exposed coastal sections of West Vancouver Island to see speeds of 70 to 80 km/h with gusts near 100 km/h.

Other south coastal regions are likely to see winds of 50 to 70 km/h with higher gusts.

Wind warnings will likely be issued for some regions once the track of the low becomes more certain.

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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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby AbbyJr » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:52 pm

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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Typeing3 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:29 pm

3:41 PM PST Tuesday 26 December 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
A frontal system advancing from the Pacific will result in snow developing tonight and amounts up to 5 cm are possible into Wednesday. Meanwhile a low developing southwest of the region will allow snow to reintensify over Vancouver Island Wednesday evening reaching the Lower Mainland early Thursday. Snow is expected to change to rain through the day over Vancouver Island and parts of Metro Vancouver on Thursday. Amounts are expected to be highly variable with amounts of 2 to 5 cm near the Coast ranging to possibly as high as 10 cm or more in inland areas. Amounts will depend on how quickly the warm air advances and the timing of transition to rain. Additionally there is the possibility of freezing rain with the changeover. The public is advised that roads and walkways will become hazardous and that they should stay tuned for further updates and likely warnings.

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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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Monty67 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:18 pm

10:54 AM PST Saturday 10 February 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

East Vancouver Island - Courtenay to Campbell River
East Vancouver Island - Duncan to Nanaimo
East Vancouver Island - Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay
Snow tonight and early Sunday morning.

A weak weather system will track southward off the west coast of Vancouver Island tonight spreading moisture across the Island. With a cool airmass in place, most areas should see some snow.

Along the immediate coast, significant accumulations are unlikely. However, areas away from the water and over higher terrain could see snowfall amounts approaching 5 cm before the system moves off to the south Sunday morning.
Located at the north end of Shawnigan Lake. 500ft elevation

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Re: Alerts: Special Weather Statements

Postby Typeing3 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:20 pm

10:51 PM PDT Wednesday 21 March 2018
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
Showers, flurries and hail are all possible over the South Coast
tomorrow and Friday.

A strong Pacific cold front will approach the South Coast tomorrow morning, bringing rain for most areas. As the cold front sweeps through tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night, freezing levels will plummet and rain will become mixed with snow over higher urban communities and over inland regions. A few centimetres of snow accumulation are possible over higher terrain and inland.

Thunderstorms producing small hail are also possible tomorrow night and Friday as an unseasonably cold pool of air in the upper atmosphere settles in.

Friday will be a very unsettled day of weather across the South Coast. Look for a mix of sunny periods, showers, flurries or thunderstorms with small 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.
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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