Environment Canada weather

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

 

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

 

Environment Canada is forecasting snow for the east Vancouver Island region the weekend of Jan. 23. (Black Press file)

Up to 15 cm of snow forecast for parts of Vancouver Island this weekend

Snow to begin Saturday night, according to Environment Canada

 

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
High tide rolls in along Dallas Rd. on New Years Day in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Wind, rain, snowfall warnings posted as storm hammers most of coastal B.C.

Environment Canada says localized flooding is possible in low-lying areas

High tide rolls in along Dallas Rd. on New Years Day in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
On Jan. 4, 2021, Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the east coast of Vancouver Island, with high winds expected to pick up the morning of Jan. 5. (Black Press file photo)
On Jan. 4, 2021, Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the east coast of Vancouver Island, with high winds expected to pick up the morning of Jan. 5. (Black Press file photo)
A wind warning is in effect for Greater Victoria on Tuesday, Jan. 5, which is expected to hit in the late morning and continue into the evening. A picture of a windy day at the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Black Press Media file photo)

Winds up to 90 km/hr expected across Greater Victoria

Winds to ease late Tuesday evening, according to Environment Canada

A wind warning is in effect for Greater Victoria on Tuesday, Jan. 5, which is expected to hit in the late morning and continue into the evening. A picture of a windy day at the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rose Harry had a hard time making her way along Duncan's downtown streets Monday morning as the region faces a snow and wind warning. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Surprise south Island dump of wet snow expected to ease off this afternoon

Up to 15 cm of snow expected, and wind gusts of up to 90 km/h, clear weather tomorrow

Rose Harry had a hard time making her way along Duncan's downtown streets Monday morning as the region faces a snow and wind warning. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Rain is forecast through to the end of the weekend, followed by sun early next week. No snow is expected before Christmas Day. (File photo)

White Christmas looking unlikely for Vancouver Island

Rain and sun forecast leading up to Christmas Eve, but snow not expected for the holiday

Rain is forecast through to the end of the weekend, followed by sun early next week. No snow is expected before Christmas Day. (File photo)
The Cowichan Lake area could see some heavy wet snow starting this evening. (Citizen file)

UPDATE: Some wet snow could precede the strong winds expected to hit Vancouver Island

Environment Canada warns of snow inland, gusts up to 70 km/h

The Cowichan Lake area could see some heavy wet snow starting this evening. (Citizen file)
A wind warning has been issued for Greater Victoria. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

Greater Victoria expected to see ‘damaging winds’

Wind warning issued by Envrionment Canada

A wind warning has been issued for Greater Victoria. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
(Black Press Media files)

Heavy rain expected to drench Lower Mainland, western Vancouver Island early in the week

Weather system is expected to hit parts of B.C.’s south coast

(Black Press Media files)
A wind warning has been issued for Greater Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wind warning issued for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada warning of gusts up to 100 kilometres per hour

A wind warning has been issued for Greater Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
FILE — Strong winds whip up waves as a woman and man walk along the beach at English Bay in Vancouver, on Sunday May 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Strong winds, gusts expected to hit central and southern B.C. on Labour Day

Winds are expected to peak Monday morning but conditions could remain gusty throughout the day

FILE — Strong winds whip up waves as a woman and man walk along the beach at English Bay in Vancouver, on Sunday May 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Heat warnings posted for parts of B.C. as temperature records have tumbled

The B.C. Wildfire Service reports 10 fires in the last two days

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Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior

Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior

Lytton was the hottest place in the province on Thursday

Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior
(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)
The rainfall accumulations in the Valley in June were way above normal, according to Environment Canada. (File photo)
The rainfall accumulations in the Valley in June were way above normal, according to Environment Canada. (File photo)
(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 touches down in Saanich 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)