Wind warning issued for West Vancouver

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for West Vancouver. Winds are expected to ease by the early evening on Friday, December 18.

Please exercise caution. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Power outages are possible. Be prepared to adjust your driving to adapt to changing road conditions due to high winds.

If you lose power, first check BC Hydro's Outage Map for a list of reported power outages and estimated repair time.

If your area isn't listed on the Outage Map, report a power outage by contacting BC Hydro at 1-888-769-3766, *HYDRO (*49376) on your mobile device, or report it online:

If you come across a downed or damaged line, always assume they are live, even if they're not sparking or making any sound. Follow these steps if you see a downed or damaged power line:

To report fallen trees on roads and sidewalks, please contact West Vancouver public works dispatch:

We all play an important role. Take care of yourself, your property, and help your neighbours if they are in need.