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Alerts: Warnings

Postby Abby_wx » Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:27 am

Fraser Valley - west including Abbotsford
5:05 AM PST Saturday 01 March 2014
Snowfall warning for
Fraser Valley - west including Abbotsford issued

Snow tonight and Sunday with accumulations of 10 to 25 cm. This is a warning that significant snowfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.

A strong Arctic ridge of high pressure is situated over the British Columbia Interior. Cold Arctic air is being pushed out to the coast causing very strong northeasterly winds of 90 km/h through the mainland inlets of the central and north coasts. Northerly outflow winds of 70 km/h will also occur this morning over southern sections of Howe Sound. The combination of strong winds and cold temperatures will result in cold wind chill values of below minus 20 today and Sunday for inland sections of the central and north coasts.

Meanwhile, a low pressure system developing off Vancouver Island will spread increasing amounts of moisture across the South Coast. Snow will develop this evening and give between 5 and 10 cm to the Lower Mainland tonight. Snow will then intensify on Sunday before changing to rain later in the day. Further accumulations of 5 to 15 cm are expected with the greater amounts occurring inland and at higher elevations of Metro Vancouver. There is also the risk of freezing rain late in the day over inland sections of the Fraser Valley.


Please monitor the latest forecast and warnings from Environment Canada at weather.gc.ca.
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Re: Alerts: Warnings

Postby Abby_wx » Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:14 pm

4:12 PM PST Friday 07 March 2014
Rainfall warning in effect for:

Fraser Valley - west including Abbotsford

Heavy rain to develop overnight and continue Saturday.

This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.

An intense Pacific frontal system is rapidly approaching coastal British Columbia and will move across the North Coast regions this evening. Ahead of this system strong southeast winds gusting near 100 km/h are forecast for exposed sections of the Central Coast. Winds will ease as the system crosses the South Coast on Saturday.

Warm air will spread over the North Coast inland region in advance of the frontal system and freezing rain is expected for Terrace and Kitimat this evening. This frontal system which has produced heavy snow with up to 35 cm at Kitimat by late this afternoon will spread northeast. Further amounts will be in the 10 to 20 cm range especially over northern regions. The greatest amounts are expected to be at Stewart where a further 30 cm can be expected through tonight.

As this large system slides southeast it will bring rainfall accumulations of 100 to 120 mm to West Vancouver Island and the port alice area of North Vancouver Island starting tonight and continuing through Saturday.

South Coast regions, Howe Sound Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley will see between 50 to 70 mm of rain starting overnight and continuing through Saturday.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at weather.gc.ca and tweet your significant weather reports at #bcstorm.
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Re: Alerts: Warnings

Postby Abby_wx » Sat Mar 15, 2014 11:30 am

11:06 AM PDT Saturday 15 March 2014
Rainfall warning in effect for:

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

40 to 60 mm rainfall amount expected by Sunday morning.

This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.

A strong frontal system moved across Haida Gwaii earlier this morning is producing southeast winds of 70 to 100 km/h over coastal sections of the Central Coast. Winds will ease to south 50 to 70 km/h near noon.

Meanwhile, the front is spreading rain to the South Coast. Fraser Valley is expected to receive the heaviest amount of rain tonight through Sunday morning. Total rainfall of 40 to 60 mm is forecast for the region.
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Re: Alerts: Warnings

Postby HarveyB » Sat Mar 15, 2014 3:37 pm

Warnings

2:09 PM PDT Saturday 15 March 2014
Rainfall warning in effect for:

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

60 mm rainfall amount expected by Sunday afternoon.

This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.

A strong frontal system over the Central Vancouver Island will move southward and stall over the Lower Mainland tonight. Rain at times heavy is forecast for most South Coast regions today through Sunday. The Fraser Valley is expected to receive the most rainfall with total amounts of 60 mm by Sunday afternoon.

Winds over the Central Coast coastal sections have abated as the front moved through early this afternoon.
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Re: Alerts: Warnings

Postby Abby_wx » Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:52 pm

3:40 PM PDT Sunday 16 March 2014
Wind warning in effect for:

Metro Vancouver

Northwest winds of 70 gusting to 90 km/h will develop late this evening.

This is a warning that potentially damaging winds are expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.

A strong frontal system lying over the South Coast will move into the British Columbia Interior late this evening. The departure of the front will signal the development of strong and gusty northwest winds over parts of the inner South Coast. Metro Vancouver and East Vancouver Island will see the strongest of the northwest winds with speeds of 70 gusting to 90 km/h forecast. These winds will gradually ease through Monday morning.
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Re: Alerts: Warnings

Postby Glacier » Wed Jun 04, 2014 4:56 pm

4:06 PM PDT Wednesday 04 June 2014
Wind warning in effect for:

Central Okanagan - including Kelowna
North Okanagan - including Vernon
South Okanagan - including Penticton
Strong winds - late afternoon to late evening.

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A squall line is developing over the South Cariboo region late this afternoon. The squall line will intensify as it moves southward towards the Okanagan Valley. Strong gusty winds of up to 90 km/h are expected this evening through the Okanagan Valley as the Squall Line moves through.

Gusty winds can damage soft shelters, tents and awnings at outdoor events. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds. Avoid wooded areas to prevent injury from falling trees or branches. Campers should move to sturdy shelters.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. Email reports of severe weather to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #BCStorm.

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4:11 PM PDT Wednesday 04 June 2014
Special weather statement in effect for:

Nicola [also South Thompson and Shuswap]
Strong wind gusts up to 80 km/h this evening.

The special weather statement has been upgraded to a wind warning for the Okanagan Valley.

A significant upper trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest will cause a squall line to develop over the South Cariboo late this afternoon. The squall will then intensify as it crosses the South Thompson and Shuswap regions early this evening and the Nicola and Okanagan regions near mid evening. Southwesterly winds of 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon will shift abruptly to northwest and increase to 50 gusting to 80 along the squall line this evening.

The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.

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Re: Alerts: Warnings

Postby stuffradio » Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:05 am

It saddened me to wake up to lots of Rain. (I don't know how much it had rained) It was doing more than showers here at my house, it was full on rain. There is a big plus side to it though. The big pluses are: 1) Watering my Corn 2) Watering my other vegetables

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Re: Alerts: Warnings

Postby Glacier » Thu Jun 12, 2014 1:20 pm

Is it just me, or is Environment Canada getting more apocalyptic in their weather prognostication lately? Last week they told us we were getting 90km/h winds. Turns out we didn't even hit 40km/h.

Watches

11:00 AM PDT Thursday 12 June 2014
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

Central Okanagan - including Kelowna
North Okanagan - including Vernon
South Okanagan - including Penticton
Severe thunderstorm conditions possible - afternoon to evening.

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing heavy rain.

A slow moving Upper Low will track into Washington State later this afternoon. Thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon in the South West BC Interior. The main threat with these storms will be heavy downpours with rainfall amounts of up to 15mm per hour.

Fast moving water across a road can sweep a vehicle away. Hail and strong wind gusts are also possible. Intense lightning is likely with any storm that develops. Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. In Canada, lightning kills up to 10 people every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. Email reports of severe weather to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #BCStorm.

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Re: Alerts: Warnings

Postby Glacier » Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:45 pm

The forecast for Vernon is 40 degrees. I highly doubt it will hit that since it never does. It hasn't been that hot since 1908.
12:03 PM PDT Saturday 12 July 2014
Special weather statement in effect for:

Extremely hot weather will continue...

Very warm air from the desert southwest of the United States has moved into the B.C. Interior. Afternoon temperatures from the mid 30's to 40 degrees will continue through Wednesday. Temperatures may exceed 40 degrees in several regions. A cooling trend will occur later in the week.

This bulletin will be updated at 11 AM Sunday.


EDIT: Oops, I put this in the wrong thread. It's a special weather statement.

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Re: Alerts: Warnings

Postby Abby_wx » Tue Oct 21, 2014 4:56 pm

3:45 PM PDT Tuesday 21 October 2014
Wind warning in effect for:

Metro Vancouver

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A developing low over the Pacific will approach the South Coast this evening. Strong southeast winds of 70 to 80 km/h will develop over Metro Vancouver, Greater Victoria, the Southern Gulf Islands, East Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast this evening ahead of the low. Winds will ease overnight as the low moves into the Interior.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. Email reports of severe weather to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #BCStorm.
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