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.