Stormy Weekend in British Columbia

Posted by on Monday, December 14, 2015

It was a stormy weekend in British Columbia as an intense low passed over the province. There was everything from strong winds to heavy rain and mountain snow. 

Here are some observations from Environment Canada

Wind Speeds
Solander Island: 156 km/h
Port Hardy: 70 km/h
Cape Beale lighthouse: 94 km/h
Lennard Island lighthouse: 91 km/h
Estevan Point: 89 km/h
Tofino airport: 57 km/h
Comox: 94 km/h
Campbell River: 83 km/h
Sisters Island: 115 km/h
Ballenas Island: 106 km/h
Entrance Island: 100 km/h
Merry Island Lighthouse: 96 km/h
Grief Point: 85 km/h
Sechelt: 69 km/h
Powell River: 61 km/h
Saturna: 93 km/h
Trial Island Lighthouse: 122 km/h
Discovery Island: 115 km/h
Gonzales: 104 km/h
Victoria harbour: 89 km/h
Pam Rocks: 85 km/h
Point Atkinson: 87 km/h
Sandheads Lightstation: 85 km/h
Tsawwassen: 81 km/h
Vancouver International: 61 km/h
Abbotsford International: 67 km/h

Rainfall Totals
Squamish: 60 mm
West Vancouver: 70 mm
Vancouver Harbour: 53 mm
White Rock: 49 mm
Delta: 47 mm
Vancouver International: 38 mm
UBC Research Forest: 61 mm
Langley: 46 mm
Maple Ridge: 45 mm

Snowfall Totals
Cypress: 75 cm
Grouse: 43 cm
Seymour: 48 cm
Whistler Village: 25 cm
Whistler Pig Alley: 42 cm



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