Rain and wind warnings issued for Metro Vancouver

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A rain and a wind warning was issued for Metro Vancouver Nov. 14.

The wind warning covers:

  • City of Vancouver — including Burnaby and New Westminster
  • Metro Vancouver — southeast including Surrey and Langley
  • Metro Vancouver — southwest including Richmond and Delta
  • North Shore — including West Vancouver and North Vancouver.
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Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring, according to the weather statement. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

A strong cold front will approach the south coast this evening. Ahead of that, strong southeasterly winds of 70km/h, gusting to 90 km/h, will develop over exposed coastal sections and the southern section of Howe Sound.

But winds will ease overnight as the cold front moves out of the region.

A rainfall warning is also in effect. The cold front is expected to bring heavy rain to the region today through tonight.

The rain warning covers:

  • Metro Vancouver — northeast, including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge
  • North Shore — including West Vancouver and North Vancouver.

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