A severe storm bringing strong wind and heavy rain is expected to hit
Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver on Sunday night local time. Wind speeds of up to 90 kilometres per hour, the equivalent of a category 1 hurricane, are expected.
Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for Haida Gwaii and the north end of Vancouver Island for Saturday night and Sunday morning.
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