Squamish - Howe Sound, BC

8°C

Light rain

Squamish - Howe Sound, BC

8°C

Light rain

Feels Like: -
Wind: N 33km/h
Sunrise: 7:39
Sunset: 18:14

Relative Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 99.8 kPa
Visibility: 7.0 km
Ceiling: 916 ft

Farmzone: Squamish - Howe Sound, British Columbia change_»

All Alerts In Effect

Rainfall Warning

Issued at 14:14 Wednesday 18 October 2017

Summary

Rain, at times heavy, is expected. A strong Pacific frontal system has stalled over Vancouver Island this afternoon. Heavy rain will continue with amounts of 50 mm expected before tapering to showers this evening. ### Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions. Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca. 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.


Snowfall Warning

Issued at 14:59 Wednesday 18 October 2017

Summary

Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected. A strong Pacific frontal system has stalled over the south coast this afternoon. This system, in combination with temperatures near freezing in the Whistler Valley, has resulted in rapid accumulation of snow. The front will move out of the area this evening but not before depositing a total accumulation of 15 to 20 cm of snow. Overnight temperatures will continue to hover near or just above freezing. The unstable airmass moving into the south coast tonight could produce a further 5 cm by Thursday morning. ### Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected. 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.