Ana (Central Pacific)

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Post-tropical cyclone Ana’s remnant clouds resemble a frontal system in this image from NOAA’s GOES-West satellite.
Image Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project

Ana’s Remnants Raining and Gusting in British Columbia, Canada

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NOAA’s GOES-West satellite captured an image of post-tropical cyclone Ana’s remnant clouds raining on British Columbia, Canada today, Oct. 28. Wind warnings along some coastal sections of British Columbia continued today as the storm moved through the region.

NOAA’s GOES-West satellite gathered infrared data on Ana’s remnant clouds and that data was made into an image by NASA/NOAA’s GOES Project at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. In the image the remnant clouds resemble a frontal system.

Environment Canada’s Meteorological Service continued wind warnings for British Columbia’s Central coast, East Vancouver Island, North Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast The warning noted strong winds may cause damage. Strong southeast winds of 56 mph (90 kph) over exposed coastal sections will continue during the morning of Oct. 28.

At 8 a.m. EDT on Oct. 28, Victoria Int’l Airport in Victoria, British Columbia reported light rain with sustained winds near 21 mph (34 kph) and gusts to 29 mph (47 kph). Vancouver International Airport reported light rain with sustained winds near 16 mph (26 kph) from the east.

The local forecast calls for skies to clear as the remnants of Ana to move east by Wednesday, Oct. 29.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. For updates, visit: http://weather.gc.ca.

Rob Gutro
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

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