As of 0830 Oct 15 2016 CECA has been moved to Level 2 Standby because of the storm expected later today. CECA members are asked to check their email for further information.
UPDATED 15 OCT 2016 2130 LOCAL Level 2 Standby has been stood down. No further action is anticipated as a result of this storm. Wind warning has ended, but rainfall warning remains in effect for the Nanaimo area
UPDATED 15 OCT 2016 2030 LOCAL EOC’S remain open in Nanaimo,Delta and North Vancouver ( others may also be open but I am not aware) Power outages continue to occur along both sides of the Strait of Georgia with roughly 30,000 people without power. There are currently power outages in Nanaimo Cedar and Gabriola Island. Roughly ten thousand in Nanaimo and 2500 on Gabriola Island.Winds in Georgia Strait are SSE at 39 knots, gusting to 41 knots. All weather warnings remain in effect.
UPDATED 15 OCT 2016 1730 LOCAL: Flood Watches now issued. A Seaspan tug in Howe Sound reports winds of 70 knots. Some ARES units remain on standby
UPDATED 15 OCTOBER 2016 1400 LOCAL BC FERRIES have announced cancellation of all sailings between Vancouver Island and the Mainland. BC Hydro have activated their EOC as well as several mini EOC’s Some ARES units have been placed on standby
Below is the latest from the weather office