Record-setting system lashes B.C. with damaging winds, rain, dangerous surf
New Brighton, BC
Alerts in Effect
Wind WarningIssued at 07:47 Monday 25 October 2021
Strong winds over southern sections starting midday through this evening.
Hazards: Southerly winds 70 km/h with possible gusts to 90. Broken tree limbs and an increased potential for power outages.
Time span: Midday through this evening.
Locations: Southern sections of Howe Sound; Bowen, Gambier, Keats, and Anvil Islands.
A strong fall storm approaching the south coast will bring increasing southerly winds to parts of the mainland coast. Winds are expected to peak midday today, and will remain strong through this evening.
Winds will ease late this evening as the storm crosses Vancouver Island and moves inland.
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.