-Weather alert; issued by Environment Canada
A strong low pressure system will pass to the west of Vancouver Island during the day Friday bringing strong winds to much of the South Coast. Wind gusts have the potential to exceed 80 km/h at times.
Winds are forecast to rise over West Vancouver Island, Victoria and the Southern Gulf Islands late Friday morning then spread to the remainder of the inner South Coast through the afternoon.
Winds are likely to remain quite strong through Friday evening.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.
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There has been the equivalent of 16.8 mm of precipitation since Tue 03:00 at "North Cowichan" #BCStorm— WX Duncan (@wc_duncan) January 22, 2020
There has been the equivalent of 29.6 mm of precipitation since Tue 02:00 at "Squamish Airport" #BCStorm— WX Squamish (@wc_squamish) January 22, 2020
1/3 Wednesday's Weather Update! (Based off of GFS/NAM/GDPS/Euro) Scattered light/steady snow will be possible in… https://t.co/V2FCe0hKGF— Zach |🇨🇦 (@Zach_wx) January 22, 2020
2/3 Some areas in Southern BC may see it come down as a mixture or plain rain during the 2nd round. This is due t… https://t.co/gtR4naCnAA— Zach |🇨🇦 (@Zach_wx) January 22, 2020
3/3 Accumulations for areas affected by the snow will generally range between 2-4 cm, with localized totals up to… https://t.co/DcYKtWfeHL— Zach |🇨🇦 (@Zach_wx) January 22, 2020