Forecasters predict that the storm will impact British Columbia's south coast. The storm is expected to bring down trees and cause power outages, according to officials. Wind and rain warnings have been issued for the Lower Mainland. A storm is raging, with high gusts and heavy rain. According to Environment Canada, this is the storm season of the year. Although storm damage is difficult to forecast, a BC Hydro spokeswoman warned the public to always be attentive and prepared.