Vancouver Weather: Heat Advisory Issued with Above Seasonal Temperatures

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Heat Warning

Vancouver Weather Forecast with Heat Advisory

Vancouver is currently under a heat advisory as temperatures are set to climb well above seasonal norms. At 3:00 AM PDT, the temperature is 18°C, observed at Vancouver International Airport. The skies are clear, with a barometric pressure of 101.7 kPa and rising. The dew point is 14.8°C, and humidity stands at 83%, with a westerly wind blowing at 21 km/h. Visibility is clear up to 24 kilometers.

Heat Advisory Details

Location: Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver.

Timing: Now through next week.

Expected Conditions: Daytime highs in the upper 20s to low 30s, with overnight lows in the mid to upper teens. Cooler temperatures are expected near the water.

Health and Safety Tips:

  • Monitor local forecasts and weather alerts for updates.
  • Use the WeatherCAN app for Environment and Climate Change Canada weather forecasts.
  • Watch for signs of heat illness: heavy sweating, rash, cramps, fainting, high body temperature, and worsening of health conditions.
  • Never leave people or pets inside parked vehicles.
  • Seek cool places like shaded areas, swimming pools, showers, baths, or air-conditioned spots.

Today’s Weather Outlook

Saturday, July 6, 2024

Expect a sunny day with highs reaching 25°C near the water and up to 30°C inland. The humidex will make it feel like 30°C near the water and 35°C inland. The UV index is very high at 8, so sun protection is crucial.

Tonight

Clear skies will persist tonight, with a low of 16°C.

Extended Forecast

Sunday, July 7, 2024

Sunday will be sunny with a high of 26°C near the water and up to 30°C inland.

Sunday Night

Clear skies are expected with a low of 16°C.

Monday, July 8, 2024

Monday will also be sunny, with temperatures rising to 26°C near the water and 32°C inland.

Monday Night

Clear conditions will continue with a low of 15°C.

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Tuesday will see more sunny skies with a high of 25°C near the water and 31°C inland.

Tuesday Night

Clear skies are expected again, with temperatures dropping to 16°C.

Wardrobe Suggestions

For this period of elevated temperatures, wear light, breathable clothing to stay cool. A hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen with a high SPF are essential for sun protection due to the very high UV index. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and consider spending time in shaded or air-conditioned areas to avoid heat-related illnesses.

Vancouver Weather Trivia

Did you know that Vancouver’s climate is classified as oceanic, which usually results in mild winters and cool summers? However, during periods of high pressure ridges like the one currently over the region, temperatures can soar, leading to the kind of heat advisory we’re experiencing now.

Stay safe, stay hydrated, and enjoy the beautiful but hot weather in Vancouver!

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