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AWCN11 CWVR 191159  
WEATHER SUMMARY  
FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:59 A.M. PDT THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER 2017.  
 
DISCUSSION.  
 
THE SECOND OF A SERIES OF INTENSE FRONTS GAVE HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG  
WINDS TO THE SOUTH COAST ON WEDNESDAY. IN ADDITION, WHISTLER  
RECEIVED HEAVY SNOWFALL.  
 
THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF WEATHER EVENT INFORMATION RECEIVED BY  
ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE CANADA.  
 
1. SUMMARY OF RAINFALL AMOUNTS FOR THIS STORM:  
 
ABBOTSFORD: 49 MM  
AGASSIZ: 69 MM  
BOWSER: 61 MM  
CHILLIWACK: 50 MM  
COQUITLAM: 61 MM  
HERITAGE MOUNTAIN: 86 MM  
HOPE: 88 MM  
MAHON PARK NORTH VANCOUVER: 66 MM  
MAPLE RIDGE: 62 MM  
NORTH COWICHAN: 57 MM  
NORTH DELTA: 52 MM  
PEMBERTON: 34 MM  
PITT MEADOWS: 71 MM  
PORT ALBERNI: 61 MM  
RICHMOND (MOC): 50 MM  
SOUTH BURNABY: 53 MM  
SQUAMISH: 76 MM  
SURREY: 56 MM  
TOFINO AREA: 84 MM  
UBC RESEARCH NORTH MAPLE RIDGE: 82 MM  
VANCOUVER AIRPORT: 41 MM  
VANCOUVER HARBOR: 62 MM  
WEST VANCOUVER: 57 MM  
WHITE ROCK 51 MM  
 
2. SUMMARY OF PEAK WINDS OVER THE STRAIT OF GEORGIA AREA:  
 
CHROME ISLAND: SE 78 GUST 104 KM/H  
MERRY ISLAND: SE 65 GUST 81 KM/H  
POINT ATKINSON: E 63 GUST 94 KM/H  
SISTERS ISLAND: SE 85 GUST 104 KM/H  
 
3. SNOW LEVEL LOWERED TO THE VALLEY BOTTOM AT 650 METRES ELEVATION  
NEAR WHISTLER DURING THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY. WHISTLER VILLAGE RECEIVED  
12 CM SNOWFALL. TOTAL WATER EQUIVALENT RECEIVED NEAR WHISTLER IS 45  
MM FROM THIS STORM.  
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL  
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.  
 
END/PSPC  
 
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