Monday, December 03, 2007

NANAIMO WIND AND RAIN WARNING

PINEAPPLE EXPRESS TYPE SYSTEM
BRINGS LOTS OF RAIN


After the significant snowfall over the weekend, Nanaimo can now expect lots of rain. This combined with quickly melting snow could cause local rivers to flood their banks. Anyone who has basement flooding problems should keep a close eye on things also.

The following warnings have been issued by Environment Canada this morning:

RAINFALL WARNING
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 70 TO 160 MM FOR GREATER VANCOUVER INCLUDING NORTHSHORE MOUNTAINS..FRASER VALLEY..WEST AND INLAND VANCOUVER ISLAND AND UP TO 260 MM FOR HOWE SOUND THROUGH TONIGHT. 40 TO 60 MM OF RAIN IS EXPECTED ELSEWHERE. THIS IS A WARNING THAT SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.

WIND WARNING
SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 60 TO 80 KM/H WILL SPREAD TO GREATER VANCOUVER EAST VANCOUVER ISLAND SUNSHINE COAST AND WESTERN FRASER VALLEY THIS MORNING. NORTHERLY OUTFLOW WINDS OF 80 TO 100 KM/H WILL CONTINUE FOR THE CENTRAL COAST - COASTAL SECTIONS TODAY AND TONIGHT. THIS IS A WARNING THAT POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.

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