A heat warning is in effect for parts of Vancouver Island this week
Vancouver Island is heating up as a ridge of high pressure and a warmer air mass will bring a late season heatwave this week.
Environment Canada issued another heat warning for two sections of Vancouver Island, with a stretch of high temperatures expected tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday.
The heat warning is in effect for east and inland Vancouver Island.
Areas of the warning include:
– Courtenay to Campbell River
– Duncan to Nanaimo
– Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay
– Inland Vancouver Island
According to forecasts, temperatures will reach near or above 30℃ during the day while early morning low temperatures will be 16℃.
The Greater Victoria area will see a high of 27℃ tomorrow and Wednesday, with clear skies at night.
The Sunshine Coast, Fraser Canyon and Howe Sound are also under heat warnings.