This is one storm that just won’t quit!
The latest in a string of weather advisories that began last week, Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for Greater Victoria, and East and West Vancouver Island on Saturday morning.
For the Greater Victoria area, the agency issued an advisory about strong southeast winds reaching up to 70 km/h that will form near Haro Strait this evening due to a strong Pacific frontal system. The winds are expected to ease up midday on Sunday.
In East Vancouver Island, another Pacific frontal system will bring with it strong winds of 60 to 90 km/h over exposed coastal sections this afternoon. The winds are expected to slow down on Sunday, and the affected areas include Courtenay to Campbell River, and Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay.
West Vancouver Island can expect the strongest winds of them all, reaching from 80 km/h to 100 km/h this afternoon due to another intense Pacific frontal system. These will ease up overnight.
“Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage,” warns Environment Canada.
For updates on alerts and forecasts, you can check Environment Canada’s BC coverage here. To report severe weather, you can send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet using #BCStorm.