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Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

‘Heat is just relentless’: Meteorologist warns of hot, dry summer ahead for B.C.

Environment Canada isn’t expecting any significant rain until the second half of August

 

People try to beat the heat at a beach on June 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Persistent pressure from B.C. heat wave to affect rest of summer: meteorologist

Seasonal modelling is predicting higher-than-normal temperatures to persist through August and September

 

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Firefighters called to ‘several’ cigarette-caused fires as Langley smashes temperature record

Monday saw temperatures reach a high of 42.9 C, Environment Canada reported

 

On the hottest day of the year, June 28, 2021, Black Press Media tests cooking an egg on pavement in Surrey, B.C. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: B.C. sees temperatures hot enough to cook an egg on pavement – kind of

Lytton broke a Canadian all-time record for a second day in a row as B.C. heat wave continues

On the hottest day of the year, June 28, 2021, Black Press Media tests cooking an egg on pavement in Surrey, B.C. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Children cool off in a public fountain in Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, June 19, 2021. The heat wave continues in Lithuania as temperature rose to as high as 32 degrees Celsius (89.6 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

B.C. cities could reach 40 C as 4-day extreme heat warning issued around province

Officials urging seniors, children and pets to stay safe in the heat

Children cool off in a public fountain in Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, June 19, 2021. The heat wave continues in Lithuania as temperature rose to as high as 32 degrees Celsius (89.6 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Record-breakingly hot temperatures forecast for B.C. this weekend

An ‘exceptionally strong’ ridge of high pressure building Friday to Tuesday could leave parts of the province dangerously warm

A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Metro Vancouver’s in for a few days of wet weather with as much as 50 millimetres of rain expected in the region by Thursday (May 27), according to Environment Canada. (Black Press Media files)

Heavy rain showers forecast for Metro Vancouver starting Wednesday

A special weather alert from Environment Canada says up to 50 millimetres could soak the region by Thursday night

Metro Vancouver’s in for a few days of wet weather with as much as 50 millimetres of rain expected in the region by Thursday (May 27), according to Environment Canada. (Black Press Media files)
A pedestrian wearing a mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 is bundled up for the cold weather as snow falls in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, February 13, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Snow possible in mountain passes as cold front hits southern B.C.

Much of B.C.’s southern interior will see temperatures plunge from highs of 30 C reached over the weekend

A pedestrian wearing a mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 is bundled up for the cold weather as snow falls in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, February 13, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The B.C. Ferries vessel Coastal Inspiration. (News Bulletin file photo)

BC Ferries cancels afternoon, evening sailings on most major routes due to strong winds

Wind warning from Environment Canada preceded sailing cancellations

The B.C. Ferries vessel Coastal Inspiration. (News Bulletin file photo)
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UPDATE: Most people regain power after winds batter Lower Mainland, BC Hydro says

Up to 25 centimetres of snow was expected on some mountain passes

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WEATHER: Enjoy the sun today, prepare for a week of rain

Clouds and rain to arrive by evening, Environment Canada forecasts

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Wind chill values ranging from - 10 C to - 25 C will remain until the end of the weekend. (File photo)

Environment Canada forecasts snow, -10 C to -25 C wind chills for Lower Mainland

Arctic outflow temperatures will remain in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley until end of weekend

Wind chill values ranging from - 10 C to - 25 C will remain until the end of the weekend. (File photo)
Snow falls as a person walks along a path at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. bracing for a cold week as Arctic air moves south: Environment Canada

Cold air will settle in Monday and persist for the rest of the week after a fairly mild winter so far

Snow falls as a person walks along a path at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Snow seen falling along the Coquihalla Highway on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Snow seen falling along the Coquihalla Highway on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Snowfall warning issued Saturday for B.C.’s Coquihalla and Highway 3

Up to 20 to 30 centimetres of snowfall are forecast

Snow seen falling along the Coquihalla Highway on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Snow seen falling along the Coquihalla Highway on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
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Snowfall expected for Lower Mainland on Saturday night, Sunday morning

2 to 5 cm of snow predicted Metro Vancouver, according to Environment Canada

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Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)

WEATHER: Flurries in the forecast for Sunday

Langley could see snow throughout the week starting Jan. 23

Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)
Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)

Snow forecast for parts of Lower Mainland this weekend

Environment Canada is predicting flurries and snow from Saturday to Monday evening

Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)
High waves and a king tide have left parts of Stanley Park a little worse for the wear on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (Vancouver Park Board/Twitter)

Stanley park seawall, multiple Vancouver beaches closed due to overnight storms

The storm knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes in the Lower Mainland

High waves and a king tide have left parts of Stanley Park a little worse for the wear on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (Vancouver Park Board/Twitter)
A rainfall warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. (Black Press files)

Rainfall warning issued for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

30 to 40 mm expected for Metro Vancouver, 50 to 70 mm for Fraser Valley

A rainfall warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. (Black Press files)
People brave strong winds along the Ogden Point breakwater during wind warnings issued by Environment Canada along the south coast as a frontal system pushes across Vancouver Island during the first major storm of the year in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Conditions easing, ferry travel resumes after wind, rain batter B.C. coast

Just over 5,000 customers remained in the dark early Wednesday

People brave strong winds along the Ogden Point breakwater during wind warnings issued by Environment Canada along the south coast as a frontal system pushes across Vancouver Island during the first major storm of the year in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito