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Village Island 1, BC
Alerts in Effect
Special Weather StatementIssued at 10:31 Thursday 28 October 2021
Heavy rain continues today.
Locations: Malahat Highway and near Port Renfrew.
Rainfall amounts for the Malahat Highway: Additional 30 to 40 mm today.
Rainfall amounts near Port Renfrew: Additional 40 to 60 mm today.
Time span: Now through late this afternoon.
Remarks: A moisture-laden system with an atmospheric river pattern will continue to bring heavy rain to southern Vancouver Island today. Port Renfrew will receive additional rainfall amounts of 40 to 60 mm today while The Malahat highway can expect a further 30 to 40 mm of rain. Heavy rain may lead to localized flooding or water pooling on roads.
As the system moves into the BC interior, heavy rain will ease this evening.
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.