The next frontal system will arrive this evening from the northwest with coastal rain and mountain snow. Freezing level hovering around 1200m this evening with snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm are expected over Vancouver Island, the south coast mountains.
A frontal system will continue to spread snow across the south coast and Van Island this morning. The freezing level will rise to 300-500m this afternoon so wet snow will change to rain over lower elevations. Outflow winds will likely keep snow going in Squamish #BCStorm#snowday
The next system will reach the south coast tonight bringing snow to the region. The ensemble forecast shows the precipitation could be from 2 to 5 mm water equivalent near the water to 15-20 mm for the South Coast mountains, 20- 30mm for Vancouver Island mountains.#BCStorm#BCWX
A ridge of high pressure will build over southern B.C. with drier and cooler conditions for the next two days. A frontal system will approach southern B.C. on Friday with increasing clouds, chance of snow by Saturday morning over higher terrain of the south coast #BCStorm
2021 is the meteorological year of extremes that keeps on giving!
Penticton Area (Penticton A)
Preliminary new record of 22.5
Old record of 11.2 set in 2012
Records in this area have been kept since 1907
A Strong frontal wave associated with atmospheric river will slowly make its way out of the south coast tonight. Freezing levels will slowly fall in the wake of a cold front this evening. #BCStorm#BCFlood
The third atmospheric river has arrived to the BC south coast with copious amount of precipitation. Heavy precipitation will continue today & tonight eventually weakening on Wednesday. The warm air with the AR will lift freezing levels to 2500m this afternoon. #BCStorm#bcwx
Here comes the third atmospheric river in just under a week that will once again give rain heavy at times over the BC south coast. Heavy rain may ease somewhat Tuesday night but will persist through Wednesday as a cold front moves across the region. #Goes17#BCStorm
Special weather statement issued for: #Squamish#Whistler#HoweSound The third atmospheric river in just under a week will once again give rain heavy at times over the British Columbia south coast. A prolonged period of heavy rain Tues through Wed
#SeatoSky rainfall totals from Friday evening to this evening at 01 UTC or 5pm PST. Climatological day begins at the 0601 UTC observations on Day 1 and ends at the 0600 UTC on Day 2.
#Squamish Airport 92mm
#Whistler Nesters 56mm
#Pemberton Airport 45mm
Callaghan Valley 75mm