Environment Canada weather

A 2021 file photo shows smokey skies in Williams Lake. Much of B.C. is under heat warnings for the final week of July 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)

Heat warnings issued across B.C. as highs threaten to hit 40 C

Temperatures expected to peak from Wednesday to Friday

 

FILE- B.C. likely would have set several temperature records over the June 25/26 weekend, if it wasn’t for the unprecedented ones reached the year before during 2021’s heat dome, according to Environment Canada. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)

B.C.’s weekend heat wave may have set records, if it wasn’t for the 2021 heat dome

Daytime highs were well above average June 25 and 26, but nowhere near those seen last year

 

The highs for the Cariboo Chilcotin region Monday, June 27 are expected to reach the mid-30s with a special weather alert in effect. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Special weather statement issued for Cariboo Chilcotin, highs of mid 30s Monday

Normal temperatures are expected to resume mid-week

 

Environment Canada issued a heat warning on June 26 for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the North Coast. (File photo by Black Press News Services)

Rising temperatures trigger heat warning for several parts of B.C.

Daytime highs to hit low-to-mid 30s in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, North Coast

Environment Canada issued a heat warning on June 26 for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the North Coast. (File photo by Black Press News Services)
A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada. Black Press Media file photo
A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada. Black Press Media file photo
A DriveBC image of the current conditions at the Coquihalla Summit. Heavy snow is expected to bring 25 to 40 centimetres of snow by Tuesday, April 5.

Winter storm warning issued for Coquihalla Highway, from Hope to Merritt

Prolonged snowfall event to bring 25 to 40 cm at Coquihalla Summit

A DriveBC image of the current conditions at the Coquihalla Summit. Heavy snow is expected to bring 25 to 40 centimetres of snow by Tuesday, April 5.
A man walking a dog checks his phone as ice floes build up on the Fraser River in New Westminster, B.C., on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.Environment Canada has issued extreme cold warnings for several parts of British Columbia along the Alberta boundary.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Environment Canada issues extreme cold warning for parts of B.C. near Alberta

Arctic air mass combined with a north wind is bringing wind chill values near -40 C to the Peace River region

A man walking a dog checks his phone as ice floes build up on the Fraser River in New Westminster, B.C., on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.Environment Canada has issued extreme cold warnings for several parts of British Columbia along the Alberta boundary.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Snow continues to fall over the lakecity Thursday afternoon (Feb. 3) (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake residents digging out from another big snowfall

More than 26 cm of snow fell Wednesday, Feb. 2

Snow continues to fall over the lakecity Thursday afternoon (Feb. 3) (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Environment Canada says walkways could become dangerously icy. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Flash freeze warning issued for Cariboo region

Environment Canada says residents should expect icy and slippery surfaces

Environment Canada says walkways could become dangerously icy. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A bench at Scout Island is almost completely covered with snow Friday, Jan. 7 after the latest winter storm brought 25.6 cm of snow Jan. 6, 2022. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Weather hot topic of conversation in Williams Lake after significant snowfall event

Environment Canada meteorologist discusses the upside and downside of weather prediction

A bench at Scout Island is almost completely covered with snow Friday, Jan. 7 after the latest winter storm brought 25.6 cm of snow Jan. 6, 2022. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Environment Canada has issued another snowfall warning for Williams Lake and Quesnel. (Black Press file photo)

Snowfall warning issued for Williams Lake, Quesnel

Another 10-20 cm expected Wednesday night, Thursday

Environment Canada has issued another snowfall warning for Williams Lake and Quesnel. (Black Press file photo)
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How cold was it in the Chilcotin this week? (Photo submitted)

Puntzi Mountain coldest spot in B.C. at -40C

Williams Lake is currently at -29C

How cold was it in the Chilcotin this week? (Photo submitted)
Arctic air continues its group on the central Interior as seen here in Williams Lake Dec. 27. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Arctic air continues its group on the central Interior as seen here in Williams Lake Dec. 27. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A big snowfall Saturday, Dec. 18 in Williams Lake sealed the deal on a white Christmas for 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A big snowfall Saturday, Dec. 18 in Williams Lake sealed the deal on a white Christmas for 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
British Columbians are again expected to see an atmospheric river event Nov. 30, and into Dec. 1, with some areas seeing 120 mm of rain. Highway closures will be coming due to this, says Rob Fleming, B.C. Minister of Transportation. Pictured here a truck in the Abbotsford area Nov. 29. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

More B.C. highway closures announced in anticipation of heavy rains

Highway 99 to close at 4 p.m. Tuesday, between Pemberton and Lillooet

British Columbians are again expected to see an atmospheric river event Nov. 30, and into Dec. 1, with some areas seeing 120 mm of rain. Highway closures will be coming due to this, says Rob Fleming, B.C. Minister of Transportation. Pictured here a truck in the Abbotsford area Nov. 29. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
An atmospheric river led to flooding across Metro Vancouver on Nov. 14. Three more are forecast for the weekend into next week, according to Environment Canada. (Shane MacKichan)

Environment Canada issues ‘red alert’ with 3 atmospheric rivers in the forecast

Atmospheric river on Nov. 26 saw 40-60 mm in areas of B.C.

An atmospheric river led to flooding across Metro Vancouver on Nov. 14. Three more are forecast for the weekend into next week, according to Environment Canada. (Shane MacKichan)
Downtown Williams Lake is seeing a mix of rain and snow Nov. 15. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Wet, windy weather in store for Williams Lake area, no alerts in place

Southern B.C. seeing historic weather event with atmospheric river

Downtown Williams Lake is seeing a mix of rain and snow Nov. 15. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A woman walks her dog as mist rises from a water fountain in Montreal, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Record-breaking heat wave hits Quebec for the second time in August

Environment Canada issued a new heat warning noting the sweltering conditions can pose health risks for some

A woman walks her dog as mist rises from a water fountain in Montreal, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Another week of hot weather is in the forecast for the Bella Coola Valley. (Angie Mindus photo)

Heat wave headed for Bella Coola Valley

Special weather statement issued by Environment Canada

Another week of hot weather is in the forecast for the Bella Coola Valley. (Angie Mindus photo)