I’m entering this now as we may not have electricity later on Thursday afternoon / Friday morning as we have been without electricity Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday of this week and here is the latest forecast.
Environment Canada’s Official Weather Warnings
Warnings East Vancouver Island
4:41 AM PST Thursday 14 December 2006
Wind warning for East Vancouver Island continued
Southeast winds of 50 to 70 km/h developing this afternoon veering to westerlies 60 to 90 km/h tonight through Friday morning.
This is a warning that damaging winds are imminent or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions. Listen for updated statements.
Yet another powerful pacific storm is moving towards the British Columbia coast today and will cross Vancouver Island overnight. Ahead of the storm winds will increase to southeast 50 to 70 km/h in many coastal locations this afternoon. Winds are expected to shift to westerlies 60 to 90 km/h overnight through early Friday morning across all of the south coast as the low pushes inland.