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Heat wave warning remains in effect for Metro Vancouver today

Ainsley Smith Jun 19, 2018 7:29 am 1,711

Get your sunscreen and sunglasses ready, yesterday’s heat wave warning remains in effect for Metro Vancouver today.

According to Environment Canada, sunny and hot conditions will persist through Wednesday as a strong ridge of high-pressure envelopes British Columbia.

Metro Vancouver can expect high temperatures that will reach low thirties, which is approximately 12°C to 14°C above the average for the middle of June.

Low temperatures will hover around 16°C this evening.

Tuesday’s special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Vancouver – including Burnaby and New Westminster
  • Metro Vancouver – northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge
  • Metro Vancouver – southeast including Surrey and Langley
  • Metro Vancouver – southwest including Richmond and Delta
  • North Shore – including West Vancouver and North Vancouver

The warm weather will persist throughout the week before cooling down on Friday, bringing a chance of showers.

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Environment Canada

So make sure to enjoy the hot weather while it lasts and hit up a few patios while you’re at it.

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]

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