Environment Canada Weather Alert - Heavy Rains Expected

A series of vigorous frontal systems will move across the south coast of BC Tuesday night through Saturday. They will bring periods of heavy rain and strong winds in the first active storm cycle of the the fall season. 

For the mainland coast, total rainfall amounts will range from 50 mm to in excess of 100 mm over the two day period. The heaviest rainfall amounts are currently expected over Howe Sound and the North Shore.

As the system progresses, winds across the Strait of Georgia and surrounding regions will peak early Wednesday morning at 50 to 70 km/h.

The combination of heavy rain with leaves on the ground may lead to localized flooding. Strong winds may also lead to power outages.

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September 21, 2020

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