According to the latest alert from Environment Canada, the winds will diminish later this afternoon. Winds are currently gusting in the Juan de Fuca Strait, with westerly winds of 70 to 100 km/h.
Please monitor the SPN Traffic page for updates.
Since cleared. This was the scene from earlier on December 20… DriveBC is reporting lane closures on the Malahat: “Debris on Road from Goldstream Provincial Park to Highway 1A in Langford (3.2 km). Lane closure in effect. Updated on Tue Dec 20 at 12:09 pm PST. (ID# 230497)”
— West Shore RCMP (@WestshoreRCMP) December 20, 2016
— JdF Emerg Program (@JdFemerg) December 20, 2016
— SPR Traffic Services (@sprtraffic) December 20, 2016
Outages are being reported in various areas. Please monitor the SPN Weather page for current updates.
- West of OTTER POINT RD. No Known Message, 673 customers affected. Crews are enroute
- East of WEST COAST RD, South of OTTER POINT RD, West of GATEWOOD RD. Wind storm, 1139 customers affected. Crews have not yet been assigned.
- North-South-East-West of WEST COAST RD. No Known Message, 417 customers affected. Crews have been assigned.