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Abbotsford Tulip Festival, BC

Alerts in Effect

Special Weather Statement

Issued at 12:11 Thursday 16 September 2021

Heavy Rain on Friday

Location: Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, Whistler, the Sunshine Coast and East Vancouver Island.

Rainfall accumulation: Widespread 30 to 50 mm is likely, with potentially higher amounts. The heaviest rain is expected to occur over Howe Sound and the North Shore mountains.

Timespan: Friday morning through Friday evening.

Other risks: Strong winds are also possible Friday afternoon and evening.

Remarks: A robust frontal system will cross the B.C. South Coast Friday. Rain will begin late overnight Thursday and will intensify during the day Friday. The system will move through and rain will ease Friday night.

Consider clearing leaves and debris from drainage areas as the heavy rain could cause local flooding.


Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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