‘Atmospheric river’ forecast to bring ‘wet and windy’ weekend to B.C.’s South Coast

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Residents of B.C.’s South Coast are being warned to hole for a “wet and windy” weekend.

Environment Canada has issued a peculiar upwind connection covering Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Howe Sound and Whistler, the Sunshine Coast and eastern, occidental and inland Vancouver Island.

The upwind bureau is forecasting betwixt 75 and a whopping 150 millimetres of rainfall implicit a two-day play from Friday to Sunday morning.

Environment Canada says a brace of frontal systems are expected to get packed with moisture “associated with an atmospheric stream flowing from the southwest disconnected the Pacific Ocean.”

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The strategy is expected to beryllium accompanied by beardown southeasterly winds.

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Environment Canada is besides informing that rising freezing levels could make snowmelt connected Saturday that could engorge streams oregon origin localized flooding.

“There is simply a just magnitude of uncertainty with the timing and determination of these 2 systems and however agelong the interruption volition beryllium betwixt them, if any,” Environment Canada said.

“Warnings volition apt beryllium issued person to the event.”

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