Environment Canada weather

Special weather statement issued for Fraser Valley as the first summer heat wave of the season arrives July 27, 2020. (Photo by James Day on Unsplash)

First heat of the season to hit the Fraser Valley

Highest temperatures so far this summer expected this week according to special weather statement

Special weather statement issued for Fraser Valley as the first summer heat wave of the season arrives July 27, 2020. (Photo by James Day on Unsplash)
(Black Press Media file)

Environment Canada warns first heat of the season coming to southern B.C.

Environment Canada is warning residents to take measures to avoid overheating

(Black Press Media file)
(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
A Ring.com video shows a tornado lift a trampoline from a Saanich yard. (Ring.com)

VIDEO: Brief tornado tears through Vancouver Island neighbourhood

Footage captures moment trampoline is lifted and dropped down the street

A Ring.com video shows a tornado lift a trampoline from a Saanich yard. (Ring.com)
Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Much of what used to come down as snow now happens as rain

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for parts of B.C. (Black Press Media files)

Strong winds heading for Lower Mainland, sparking special weather statement

Environment Canada forecasters predict wind gusts will reach 80 kilometres per hour Saturday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for parts of B.C. (Black Press Media files)
Heavy snowfall for Coquihalla and Fraser Canyon, Environment Canada warns

Heavy snowfall for Coquihalla and Fraser Canyon, Environment Canada warns

Up to 25 centimetres could accumulate by early Friday evening

Heavy snowfall for Coquihalla and Fraser Canyon, Environment Canada warns
Snowfall warning for the Coquihalla Highway

Significant snowfall forecast for Interior mountain passes

Allison Pass, the Okanagan Connector, Rogers Pass and Kootenay Pass could see 15 to 25 cm of snow

Snowfall warning for the Coquihalla Highway
This shopping cart corral at Save-On-Foods on South Fraser Way in Abbotsford toppled over due to strong winds on Saturday, March 14, 2020. (KAM Productions)

Strong wind warning in effect for Fraser Valley, including Chilliwack and Abbotsford

The warning was issued by Environment Canada early this morning and remains until this evening

This shopping cart corral at Save-On-Foods on South Fraser Way in Abbotsford toppled over due to strong winds on Saturday, March 14, 2020. (KAM Productions)
(Black Press Media files)

Winds up to 70 km/hr expected across Metro Vancouver

Winds are expected to subside overnight

(Black Press Media files)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver. (Langley Advance Times files)

Strong winds heading for Lower Mainland

Coquihalla Highway under snow warning

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver. (Langley Advance Times files)
Up to 20 cm of snow expected in Chilliwack and Abbotsford

Up to 20 cm of snow expected in Chilliwack and Abbotsford

Environment Canada says snow is expected to fall throughout day and night in Fraser Valley, Feb. 4

Up to 20 cm of snow expected in Chilliwack and Abbotsford
Weather warning: 80 mm of rain expected overnight in Metro Vancouver

Weather warning: 80 mm of rain expected overnight in Metro Vancouver

Environment Canada is urging caution when driving

Weather warning: 80 mm of rain expected overnight in Metro Vancouver
(Black Press Media files)

Heavy rain on the way for Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound

Up to 80 millimetres of rain is expected

(Black Press Media files)
BC Highway Alerts are in effect for the Coquihalla Highway and Okanagan Connector due to freezing rain due to freezing rain and snow expected Monday afternoon and Tuesday. (Photo: Pixabay)

Coquihalla drivers urged to be careful amid freezing rain alert

Special weather statement in effect for highways between Hope, Merritt, Kamloops and Kelowna

BC Highway Alerts are in effect for the Coquihalla Highway and Okanagan Connector due to freezing rain due to freezing rain and snow expected Monday afternoon and Tuesday. (Photo: Pixabay)
An electrical storm passed over Fernie on the night of July 23. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

VIDEO: Massive lightning storm passes over B.C.’s Elk Valley

A compilation of strikes seen from Fernie at around 1:30 a.m., July 24.

An electrical storm passed over Fernie on the night of July 23. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Extreme winds knock down trees, a shed and a power line on the North Coast

Extreme winds knock down trees, a shed and a power line on the North Coast

Wind warning in effect on North Coast B.C. with gusts up to 90 km/hour

Extreme winds knock down trees, a shed and a power line on the North Coast