Again, from Environment Canada. This time, it seems real. Personally, I can attest to gusts of wind and torrential rains, on Church Rd. at Throup. -Britt Santowski, SPN
12:36 AM PST Tuesday 17 November 2015
Wind warning in effect for:
- Greater Victoria
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.
A frontal system will move across Vancouver Island today with an accompanying low pressure centre tracking into the BC Interior.[sam id=”15″ codes=”true”]West to southwest winds of 70 to 90 km/h will begin over the West Coast of Vancouver Island late this morning and then spread to the affected areas of the Inner South Coast this afternoon.
Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.
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. To report severe weather, send an email to email@example.com or tweet reports to #BCStorm.