Environment Canada providing update on ‘significant weather’ approaching B.C.

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Environment Canada is set to provide an update Monday afternoon on what it’s calling “more significant weather” that BC. getting closer to

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Environment and Climate Change Canada’s warning preparedness meteorologist, Armel Castellan, will speak at 12:30 p.m. PT.

Which will be broadcast live above.

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Granthshala BC meteorologist Mark Madriga said a “well-defined” Pacific front will pass through the south coast on Monday, bringing rain through the evening.

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“The amount of rain in the lower mainland will be between 10 and 20 mm by Tuesday morning,” Madriga said. “Thankfully a break in the system’s train would allow for a dry Tuesday and mostly dry Wednesday.”

The next Pacific Front will advance on Thursday, Madragya said, adding that it will be more powerful with strong southeasterly winds and heavy rain.

“Current forecast models indicate rain amounts in the 30- to 50-millimeter range in the Lower Mainland through Thursday night, which will be a concern in the Fraser Valley,” Madriga said.

“Also, due to rising cold levels, there will be rain over the mountains of the north coast. Rain is also expected this coming weekend, as well as further mountain rain. ,

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The BC River Forecasting Center has a flood watch for the North Coast region.

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