Heat wave warning remains in effect for Metro Vancouver today

Jun 19 2018, 1:57 pm

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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