Extreme Weather Preparedness

Abbotsford experiences a wide variety of weather related events, including extreme heat and cold, wind storms, snow storms, heavy rains, hail and fog. These extreme weather events can result in a wide range of community impacts ranging from temporary power and utility outages, to flooding, frozen water lines and closed roads, to brush fires, and water shortages.

As part of its emergency and public safety planning, the City of Abbotsford develops policies and programs to protect the interests of residents. The City also issues advisories when necessary to help citizens protect and prepare themselves for extreme weather conditions.