Flood risk in Canada is set to worsen – and so are recovery costs
Cheakamus 11, BC
Alerts in Effect
Wind WarningIssued at 12:12 Saturday 23 October 2021
Strong outflow winds tonight and Sunday morning.
Hazards: Northerly winds 70 km/h gusting 90.
Locations: Squamish, Gambier, Keats, and Bowen Islands
Timeframe: Overnight tonight through to midday Sunday.
A rapidly deepening area of low pressure will approach Vancouver Island tonight. As this system nears the south coast, strong outflow winds are expected to pick up overnight and peak Sunday morning. Winds are expected to ease somewhat by midday Sunday.
High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.