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With hot weather forecast for this weekend, Environment Canada is recommending people taking precautions before heading out into the sun. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

30 C temperatures forecast all weekend in Nanaimo

Environment Canada suggests precautions for hot summer days

With hot weather forecast for this weekend, Environment Canada is recommending people taking precautions before heading out into the sun. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
Osoyoos was the hottest city in Canada on Tuesday (July 28) at 37.9 C, according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay Image)

Osoyoos hottest spot in Canada, summer sun sparks heat warnings across B.C. Interior

Environment Canada predicting some cities likely to reach 40 C this afternoon

Osoyoos was the hottest city in Canada on Tuesday (July 28) at 37.9 C, according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay Image)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement advising that temperatures in the low 30s are forecast for Sunday and Monday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Environment Canada issues special weather statement warning of hot days ahead on the Island

Special weather statement forecasts temperatures in the low 30s Sunday and Monday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement advising that temperatures in the low 30s are forecast for Sunday and Monday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
People sun themselves at Kitsilano Beach as temperatures reached highs into the 20s according to Environment Canada, in Vancouver, on Saturday, May 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Many B.C. communities hit record high temperatures just before COVID rules relax

Hotter weather has led to concerns about physical distancing

People sun themselves at Kitsilano Beach as temperatures reached highs into the 20s according to Environment Canada, in Vancouver, on Saturday, May 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Groundhogs got it wrong: spring isn’t coming soon, Weather Network says

The only part of B.C. to warm up early will be Victoria

Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Snow in north Nanaimo on Tuesday morning. (News Bulletin photo)

Snow turning to rain today in Nanaimo

No more snow in the forecast with rain expected the next few days

Snow in north Nanaimo on Tuesday morning. (News Bulletin photo)
Cedar Road in Nanaimo was closed for much of Saturday as heavy rain and snow runoff forced the Nanaimo River over its banks, causing road closures and evacuations from low-lying areas. Heavy rains capped off a mixed bag of weather in January that broke temperature and precipitation records. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

January tossed all kinds of weather at Nanaimo

January 2020 tallied up as ninth wettest on the books since records started in 1892

Cedar Road in Nanaimo was closed for much of Saturday as heavy rain and snow runoff forced the Nanaimo River over its banks, causing road closures and evacuations from low-lying areas. Heavy rains capped off a mixed bag of weather in January that broke temperature and precipitation records. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)
Snow in Nanaimo’s Brechin hill neighbourhood last month. (News Bulletin file photo)

‘Significant snowfall’ in the weather forecast for Nanaimo

Environment Canada issues special weather statement for Tuesday

Snow in Nanaimo’s Brechin hill neighbourhood last month. (News Bulletin file photo)
Ontario Premier Doug Ford checks out Wiarton Willie Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 in Wiarton, Ont. with MPP Bill Walker laughing over his shoulder. Willie did not see his shadow and predicts an early spring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ball

Canadian groundhogs divided on winter weather predictions

One groundhog saw his shadow but two others didn’t

Ontario Premier Doug Ford checks out Wiarton Willie Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 in Wiarton, Ont. with MPP Bill Walker laughing over his shoulder. Willie did not see his shadow and predicts an early spring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ball
The remains of Hemlock Valley road, pictured Saturday afternoon Families and employees are stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain resort as a result of a landslide Saturday morning. (Zandy Modeste/Contributed)

Hundreds stranded at ski hill in Fraser Valley after heavy rain, landslide

Sasquatch Mountain Resort halts everything until road crews can assess extent of slide

The remains of Hemlock Valley road, pictured Saturday afternoon Families and employees are stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain resort as a result of a landslide Saturday morning. (Zandy Modeste/Contributed)
Submitted photo of Russell Farms Market near Crofton on Vancouver Island on Feb. 1, 2020. (Amanda Costin photo)
Submitted photo of Russell Farms Market near Crofton on Vancouver Island on Feb. 1, 2020. (Amanda Costin photo)
Moorecroft Park in Nanoose Bay. (News Bulletin file photo)

Rainfall warning issued for Nanoose Bay

Rainy weather expected to intensify today, Jan. 31, and ease mid-day Saturday, Feb. 1

Moorecroft Park in Nanoose Bay. (News Bulletin file photo)
The default weather app on iPhones was showing a tornado in Courtenay on Monday, Jan. 27. Environment Canada assured The Record no such phenomenon occurred. Photo by Jeannie Spencer

Was there a tornado on Vancouver Island Monday?

Suspected phone app glitch gives eerie warning

  • Jan 28, 2020
The default weather app on iPhones was showing a tornado in Courtenay on Monday, Jan. 27. Environment Canada assured The Record no such phenomenon occurred. Photo by Jeannie Spencer
A wet week ahead is being predicted by Environment Canada. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Put away the shovels, week of rain ahead for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada calling for wet weather until Sunday

A wet week ahead is being predicted by Environment Canada. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Soldiers from the 4th Artillery Regiment based at CFB Gagetown clear snow at a residence in St. John’s on Monday, January 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Soldiers from the 4th Artillery Regiment based at CFB Gagetown clear snow at a residence in St. John’s on Monday, January 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island

Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island

Gale warnings in effect for most of Vancouver Island and west coast Mainland

  • Oct 20, 2019
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island
(Tourism Fernie/Instagram)

B.C. town dazzled with Northern Lights display

Early Monday morning, Fernie B.C. was graced with green skies

(Tourism Fernie/Instagram)
Victoria saw a record-breaking amount of rain in December. (News files)

Victoria breaks rainfall record for November

Residents say mild weather makes toughing out the rain worthwhile

Victoria saw a record-breaking amount of rain in December. (News files)
(Troy Landreville/Black Press)

Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to rise into 30’s for some areas including the east coast of island.

(Troy Landreville/Black Press)