Look up! Multiple solar storms could spark auroras across all of Canada
Alerts in Effect
Special Weather StatementIssued at 14:46 Thursday 18 August 2022
Potential for a brief period of strong gusty winds through the inlets and valleys.
Timeframe: Late morning to afternoon on Friday.
Locations: Howe Sound, Indian Arm, Pitt Lake, Alouette Lake, Stave Lake, Pemberton, and Lillooet Lake.
Threats: Strong gusty winds through mainland inlets and valleys. Risk of thunderstorms.
Remarks: An upper level disturbance is forecast to cross the south coast on Friday. This disturbance will carry the risk of thunderstorms, capable of producing gusty winds through the inlets and valleys of the inner south coast.
At this time, confidence in the occurrence of this event is low, however it would be advisable to be cautious when engaging in outdoor activities in the event that this scenario takes place.
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