Looks like there’s a lot of wind and rain in our forecast. There’s also flooding on the roads. See below for more information from DriveBC. According to the SPN weather page, tomorrow might be a good day to mow your lawn.
The following was issued by Environment Canada just before 5am this morning.
A powerful low pressure system will continue to bring southwest winds of 50 km/h gusting to 90 to the southern Gulf islands and Victoria. The wind will gradually ease overnight.[sam id=”15″ codes=”true”]Over Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley – West strong southerly winds will increase to 70 km/h gusting to 90 later this evening before winds shift to southwest and ease by early Sunday morning.
Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.
To report severe weather, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet reports to #BCStorm.
Flooding is still an issue on the roads. The following notice is on DriveBC:
Highway 14 Both directions – Please be advised that Sooke Rd Highway 14 has flooded section between Metchosin Boundary and Mackenzie Bridge. Please obey road signs. Travel Advisory in effect. Updated Sat Dec 12 at 8:07 pm PST. (ID# 199902).