Special Weather Statement Issued for Howe Sound

Issued on Monday November 25, 2019 21:32 UTC by Environment Canada.

Alert Details

Cold and Blustery Week Ahead

A transition to colder conditions will begin Tuesday across central British Columbia.

Arctic air will reach the coast by Wednesday night. Temperatures will dip below the freezing mark for most coastal communities. Blustery outflow winds will accompany the arrival of the Arctic air yielding cold wind chill values. The Arctic air will deepen throughout the week supporting temperatures and wind chill values down to the -5 to -10 range.

People working and spending time outside are reminded to dress warmly and in layers, preferably with a wind-resistant outer layer. Travellers are encouraged to add winter emergency kits to their vehicles which include a blanket, extra clothes and boots.

For more cold weather preparedness tips, visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/seasonal-weather-hazards/be-prepared-for-winter.html#toc5

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.

Latest information is always available here: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html
Latest Alert Version: Environment Canada


November 25, 2019

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