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The arctic air mass has finally made its way all the way to the coast bringing the cold but clear air to Vancouver for the next couple of daysWind chills...

Last update: 9:00 am PTVancouver will sit between two systems today so look for clearing skies and seasonal tempsA new upper level low, our theme for June and much of...

Last update: 9:00 am PTThe spinning low pressure system that brought the fall back is currently crossing east over the Rockies.That means clearing skies for Metro Vancouver. Looks like the...

Last update: 9:00 am PTAfter a lovely long weekend for the South Coast, a spinning upper-level low pressure system will bring isolated thunderstorms to parts of Metro Vancouver todayA severe...

Last update: 9:00 am PTMainly clear skies and temps into the low 20s will be our story for one more day across the South CoastSome scattered high cloud will move...

Update: 9:00 am PTFor almost the 8th week in a row we dealing with an upper level low spinning over the provinceThe system continues to create an unstable air mass...

Last Update: 9:00 am PTIt's been that kind of June...and it's lingering into July. After a decent weekend, yet another Alaska low will be slowly tracking across the province over...

Happy Canada Day!!!A few early morning showers will give way to a mainly dry but mainly overcast Canada Day. Afternoon temps around 19/2016 degrees and cloudy for fireworks tonight (although...

Last Update: 9:30 am PTHigh pressure is holding strong for another couple of days. Expect mainly blue skies with temps back up to the mid-20s for Wed & ThuThe high-pressure...

Our wash-out Saturday was due to a mini atmospheric river that developed. Over 50 mm fell for parts of Metro Vancouver in less than 24 hours breaking many daily temps...

Last Update: 9:00 am A brand new, low pressure system will once again sink down across the province. It's another one of those upper level lows that makes it hard to...

The same swirling pesky lows stick around in the forecast but today there is a break in the swirl. A mix of sun and cloud with highs around 20 CShowers...

Update: 9:00 am PDTWhat's left of a high pressure system across the South Coast is breaking down over the next couple of daysDrizzle to start off Monday will give way...

Showers ahead... April 22nd, 2016

April 22, 2016 11:56 AM

Last update: 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure is being replaced by a large area of low pressure that will usher in rounds of showers and slightly cooler temperatures over the weekend.Afternoon...

Last update: 9:00 am PDTThe ridge of high pressure that brought us three days of record-breaking heat -- is finally breaking down.A few early morning showers will way to sunshine...

Last Update: 4:00 pm PDTMore than a dozen daily high temperature records were broken again yesterday: http://dd.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/bulletins/alphanumeric/20160420/AW/CWVR/04/AWCN11_CWVR_200352___00018Temps will get up to the mid-to-high twenties, with some areas of the B.C....

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTAfter dozens of daily high temps fell across the southern half of the province yesterday, the heat is building again todayMore records will topple as temps...

Last Update 9:00 am PDTA ridge of high pressure will stick around through to Wednesday for the South Coast bringing fairly blue skies and temps in the 20sToday YVR will...

Last update: 9:00 am PDT Wednesday's weather will be a little more calm, after intense thunderstorms rolled through parts of Metro Vancouver last nightA new low pressure system will skirt just...

Update 9:00 am PDTAn area of low pressure has parked itself just off the B.C. coast bringing cooler, and unsettled weather to the province for the rest of the week. Rounds...

Last Update: 9:00 am PSTAfter a great stretch of warm and dry weather, a large area of low pressure will be moving back into BC starting tomorrowVancouver is looking at...

Update: 9: 00 am PDTAnother hot and sunny afternoon on tap for southern BC with records falling this afternoonThe high pressure ridge will have shifted slightly eastward, bringing a bump...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTShowers will linger for one more morning but by the afternoon Vancouver should see some clearing A strong ridge of high pressure, like the one we had...

Warmer today... March 30th, 2016

March 30, 2016 12:42 PM

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTThe hot spot across the whole country yesterday was Pemberton at 22.1 C. Abbotsford was not far behind at 19 C...and it will be a couple...

Warming up today. March 29th, 2016

March 29, 2016 12:03 PM

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTLots more sunshine ahead as high pressure is now firmly locked in place across the province - and that's where it will stay right through to...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTA massive high pressure ridge is building in place over B.C. leading to sunny and warming conditions over the next ~6 daysThe high pressure is being...

Update: 9:00 am PDTVancouver is now behind the system that brought 15-30 mm of rain yesterday. But showers will continue through much of the dayTemperatures will be slightly warmer as...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTOur brief break from the steady rain has come to a quick end, thanks to a Pacific storm system.Rain will continue through the day and gusty...

Update: 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure is attempting to build in today, so although there is still a risk for an isolated shower, it's not as dreary as our Monday.Temps will...

Update: 9:00 am PDTPatchy rounds of showers will continue today in an unstable air mass left behind after last night's soakerWe may catch a few sunny breaks tomorrow in between...

One more sunny start...March 18th, 2016

March 18, 2016 12:26 PM

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTAfter another frosty start, temps will climb back up to 12 C for the airport and 16 C inland, just a touch warmer than Thursday.Lots of...

Update: 9:00 am PDTIt's a frosty start to the day -- getting down to the freezing mark in the valley and just a 1 at YVRLots of sun though! And...

Update: 9:00 am PDTThe South Coast will finally get a break from the rain as high pressure builds in across much of B.C., bringing dry skies and warming temperatures.It's a...

Sunny days ahead. March 5th, 2016

March 15, 2016 12:12 PM

Update 10:00 am PDTIt's a chilly start to Tuesday for Vancouver, with morning temperatures down around 2 C... afternoon highs will likely stay around 9 or 10 CIt's one more...

Update: 9:00 am PSTIt's an unstable day behind last night storm that left 28,000 without power at the peak... ferry and flight delays, wind damage, and sadly one man in...

Last update: 8:20 am PSTA low-pressure system is sliding up the West Coast, clipping Vancouver with afternoon rain.Friday morning is dry though with some good sunny breaks to startBy the...

Update: 9:00 am PSTA major (double centre) storm system made landfall on the South Coast last night, bringing strong winds, heavy rain and storm surgePeak wind gusts at YVR where...

Update: 9:00 am PSTThe day will start off cloudy and dry, but heavy rain will move in by the early evening Expect heavy rain throughout the evening and overnight hours, with...

Update: 9:00 am PSTWe've got another great line-up of storms this week for the South CoastIsolate showers will continue today for Vancouver; wet and windy conditions through the overnightShowers will...

The next system in the parade of Pacific storms will move into Metro Vancouver mid-morning Friday.Winds will be strong for the Sunshine Coast and the coasts of Vancouver Island where...

Update 9:00 am PSTIt's been a wet week, and there are a few more systems still to get through.Last night's rain is tapering to showers this morning for Vancouver. But...

Update: 8:00 am PSTVancouver's break from the rain will be short-lived today -- the next storm is right around the corner.A few lingering showers will be the story this am...

A Pacific frontal system is pushing into the South Coast today bringing rounds of heavy rain and gusty windsA rainfall warning is in place for Metro Vancouver and Howe Sounds...

Update: 9:00 am PSTA lingering area of low pressure is bringing a few showers to the South Coast this morningSome sunny breaks may come through later in the day with...

Showers return later today. Feb 26th, 2016

February 26, 2016 12:34 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTIt's been a great stretch of weather for the South Coast, but an approaching low-pressure system will bring the rain back todayThe day will start off with...

One more full nice day... Feb 25th, 2016

February 25, 2016 12:38 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTOur high-pressure system has protected the South Coast from showers over the past couple of days -- but today will be the last day.Morning clouds will clear...

Couple more nice ones... Feb 24th, 2016

February 24, 2016 12:53 PM

Last Update: 9:00 am PSTHigh pressure managed to protect us from a Pacific system that tried to sneak inBut high to mid clouds has spilled over this morning... clearing as...

Update: 9:00 am PSTOther than some foggy patches to start the day, clear skies are ahead for TuesdayMorning temps will be chilly; down to the freezing mark for much of...

Couple nice days ahead... Feb 22nd, 2016

February 22, 2016 2:25 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTA strong high pressure is building in for the next couple of days across the South Coast which will mean sunny skies and seasonal tempsA few more...

Update: 8:00 am PSTAfter a wash-out Wednesday night and Thursday morning, the rain has eased to showers for the dayThe cold front that swept through Vancouver last night also brought...

Rain's back...Feb 17th

February 17, 2016 2:32 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTA stream of moisture, originating all the way from Hawaii, has lined up with Washington for today As the warm front of the system pushes north, rounds of...

One day of sun...Feb 167th, 2016

February 16, 2016 2:32 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTVancouver will sit between two storm systems today meaning blue skies are back!Fog though developed this morning but the sun seems to be breaking it upAfternoon highs...

Update: 9:00 am PSTThe next system is pushing inland today bringing a fresh round of wet weather to Vancouver with seasonal temps around 9 CRounds of rain will continue through...

Wet weekend ahead. Feb 12th, 2015

February 12, 2016 11:20 AM

Update: 9:00 am PSTA steady band of rain is moving across Metro Vancouver this morning but it's the worst of the rain todayRain will taper to showers this afternoon and...

Rain back by the afternoon. Feb 11th, 2015

February 11, 2016 12:30 PM

Update: 8:00 am PSTIt's a dry start to the day but the rain is on the way.The South Coast will sit between two systems until about noon. That's when the...

Showers back today. Feb 10th, 2015

February 10, 2016 2:56 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTOur spring weather-inducing high pressure ridge has shifted eastward today, and that will allow a few rounds of showers into Vancouver through the dayScattered morning showers are...

One more Spring day...Feb 9th, 2015

February 9, 2016 12:04 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTA strong ridge of high pressure of southwestern BC will continue to bring warm and sunny conditions to Vancouver today. Fog this morning had the horns going...

Here comes the rain again...Feb 3rd, 2016

February 3, 2016 12:00 PM

Update: 8:00 am PSTShowers have begun across parts of Metro Vancouver but the main show is still a couple of hours awayBy the afternoon look for steady rain through to...

Once more before it rains... Feb 2nd, 2016

February 2, 2016 12:58 PM

Update: 10:00 am PSTA few lingering showers this am will give way to a dry afternoon. Clearing skies and highs around 7 C should make for a nice afternoonThe next...

Update: 9:00 am PSTAfter a wash-out weekend (but with almost 30 fresh cms for the local mountains), we catch a break todayA few showers are lingering this morning, but will...

Update: 9:00 am PSTRain has moved back in the morning thanks to a Pacific systemThe bulk of the warm and and rain will actually hit Washington, but Vancouver will get...

Calming and cooling. Jan 28th, 2015

January 28, 2016 12:27 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTYesterday's atmospheric river brought around 40 mm to Metro Vancouver but over 100 mm to SquamishThe system has tracked off to the east and we are left...

Update: 9:00 am PSTSteady rain will continue to fall across the South Coast this morning thanks to a Pacific frontal system pushing onshoreThe front should swing through around noon, bringing...

Update: 9:00 am PSTNot a bad start to the week with a mainly cloudy day and afternoon highs around 8C. Some sunny breaks will continue through the day but there is...

Update: 9:00 am PSTRain continues this morning for the South Coast after bringing 30-50 mm to Metro Vancouver since it began Wednesday nightRain will begin to taper off this afternoon...

Update: 9:00 am PSTA steady stream of moisture is ushering in warm, wet and windy today. Highs up to 12 C possible for YVR!Rain will continue for Vancouver through the...

Drier next two days... Jan 19th, 2015

January 19, 2016 12:15 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTSome sunny breaks will continue across Vancouver today but a little system sneaking up from Washington will bring increasing clouds and the risk for an afternoon shower...

Rain back tonight... Jan 18th, 2015

January 18, 2016 1:54 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTA mix of sun and cloud (and an occasional shower) will kick off the week but the next system is already quickly approachingThe Pacific low will arrive...

Update: 9:00 am PSTIt's a beautiful but frosty start to Friday with morning lows down to around -2 C for VancouverClouds will begin increasing later this morning thanks to a...

Update 9:00 am PSTDrizzle and low cloud may hang around for the morning across Vancouver but we should get some late day clearingAfternoon highs will be mild today but overnight...

Drier next few days. Jan 13th, 2015

January 13, 2016 1:11 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTow cloud is lingering this morning behind yesterday's rain but we could see some sunny breaks this afternoon.About 15-35 mm of rain fell yesterday across Metro Vancouver...

Update 9:00 am PSTRain will ramp up through the afternoon and evening hours for 15-25 mm totals - higher amounts for the North ShoreWinds will also be gusty by the...

Update 9:00 am PSTOur high pressure ridge that kept us dry all weekend is breaking down as a Pacific storm approachesShowers will begin this afternoon for Vancouver but the stronger...

Weekend looking dry.. Jan 8th 2015

January 8, 2016 2:33 PM

Update 9:00 am PSTThanks to some overnight cloud, fog is not as widespread this morningThe Pacific system that is tracking towards us is indeed getting broken up but the outflow...

Fog clearing today... Jan 7th, 2015

January 7, 2016 12:16 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTLow cloud and fog is beginning to move out of Vancouver this morning, may be slow to clear for someBack to sunshine for most though this afternoon...

Clearing skies... Jan 6th, 2015

January 6, 2016 2:41 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTLow cloud and drizzle is lingering this morning across the South Coast after about 10 mm for the city yesterdaySkies will begin to clear this afternoon and...

Changing to rain today...Jan 5th, 2015

January 5, 2016 12:30 PM

Update: 9:00 am PSTWet snow was falling early this morning across Vancouver. A couple of slushy cms accumulation reported on the North Shore for slippery roads A mix of rain and...

Snow to start the week. Jan 4th 2016

January 4, 2016 12:35 PM

Update: 2:00 pm PSTUpdate 9:00 am PSTSome light snow is already falling across the South Coast this morning with some accumulations possible by the end of the dayA low pressure...

Happy New Year!The inversion is strong today across the province - trapping in fog got the first couple hundred meters. But things should clear out for Vancouver by the afternoon......

Update 9:00 am PSTClear skies and crisp temps will prevail for a few more daysAfternoon highs will stay around 3 C after dropping down to -5 C this morning for...

Update 10:00 am PSTAfternoon highs up around 4 C today but they will drop to just 1 C over the next couple of days. Watching for fog by FridaySnow in...

Update 9:00 am PSTHigh pressure is building in across the province ushering in dry and cold conditionsTemps today in Vancouver will struggle to get above 4 C with overnights back...

Update 11:00 am PSTLingering drizzle for the South Coast today before high pressure builds in the rest of the week. Already some sunny breaks out there Lots of fresh snow over...

Update: 9:00 AM PSTA few breaks in the cloud this morning will quickly fill-in ahead of the next weather-makerThe latest Pacific storm will slide in from the northwest into Vancouver...

Last update: 9:00 am PSTAfter another great weekend for fresh mountain snow, lingering showers will persist in Vancouver this morningHowever the low pressure system will continue to sink south for...

Update: 9:00 am PSTA skiers paradise today with lots of fresh snow on all the mountains!But yesterday's system is quickly tracking eastward allowing some clearing for the South Coast todayA...

Update: 10:00 am PSTThe next Pacific storm is pushing across Vancouver Island this morning. Temps are just low enough for the first snowflakes of the season across the Lower Mainland. Precip...

High pressure back for one glorious day. Foggy patches and icy roads may stick around through the morning hours before sunny skies an afternoon highs around 5The first of a...

Update: 9:00 am PSTA rainfall warning is now in place for 50-70 mm to How Sound and the North Shore mountains today before tapering to shower this eveningWe are in...

Rain back tonight. Dec 2nd, 2015

December 2, 2015 12:15 PM

Update: 9:00 am PDTA bit of a break today for the South Coast as we sit between two systems... the next round will roll in this evening and continue through...

Warm & soggy all week. Dec 1st, 2015

December 1, 2015 12:18 PM

The first of a seemingly never-ending parade of pacific lows brought rain and warming temps overnight to VancouverWe will catch a bit of a break through much of the day...

Update 9:00 am PDTToday is the first day of the Climate Change talks in Paris. Over the next two weeks global leaders will attempt to create a binding agreement to...

A strong ridge of high pressure remains in place for sub-zero starts and sunny days right through to next MondayAn inversion will begin to develop for the end of the...

More of the same. Nov 25th, 2015

November 25, 2015 1:41 PM

A very chilly start to the day. YVR got down to -3 C but it felt like -6 with a wind chillAfternoon highs should get up to around 4 C...

Cold but clear forecast. Nov 24th, 2015

November 24, 2015 11:31 AM

Yesterday's Pacific system + Arctic front combo brought ~15 cm to the South Coast mountainsWind warnings are still in place for the Central Coast for strong outflow winds.. but parts...

The first real arctic air of the season is filtering down across B.C, today bringing cold air, snow and strong winds to the Southern Interior and parts of the South...

Temps got down to -2 C at YVR this morning, more like -4 with a wind chillAfternoon temps will warm up to around 6 CBeautiful blue skies will prevail through...

More cold and clear. Nov 19th, 2015

November 19, 2015 12:57 PM

Temps got down to -1 C at YVR this morning! It will be a slow warm-up to around 7 C this afternoonBlue skies though! A beauty day out there if...

Sunny but cold ahead. Nov 18th, 2015

November 18, 2015 1:40 PM

The cold front that ushered in shifting hurricane force winds to parts of BC has tracked east out of our region leaving behind calmer and colder airHere is a summary...

Update 9:00 am PSTWind warnings are in place across much of the South Coast today for gusts to 80 km/hAs the front moves through this afternoon southerly winds will switch...

Rain is just starting for Metro Vancouver this morning thanks to a storm system that is sliding down from the northThe storm is bringing 10-20+cm of snow to much of...

Over 100 mm fell across the South Coast yesterday. The North Shore and the Fraser Valley saw the most with the highest reports so far on Heritage Mnt in Deep...

Last Update: 9:00 am PSTThe potent cold front continue towards the South Coast this morning. Rain and wind warnings now in place for Metro VancouverPeak wind gusts across central coastal...

Update 9:00 am PSTBlue skies behind last night's cold front this morning for Remembrance Day ceremonies and fly-bys across the South CoastBrisk winds will stick around though and there is...

Update: 9:00 am PSTClouds have already begun to roll in this morning for Metro Vancouver ahead of a cold front that is sliding down the coast todayShowers should reach the...

Update: 9:00 am PSTBetween 50 and 120 mm fell this Friday and Saturday with the higher amounts for the North ShoreA clearing trend will continue for the South Coast today...

Vancouver rainfall warnings. Nov 6th, 2015

November 6, 2015 11:55 AM

Update 9:00 am PSTEnvironment Canada has upgraded the statement to a rainfall warning for Metro Vancouver, How Sound and Fraser Valley for 50-80 mm today through tomorrow morning. Heaviest rain...

Update: 9:00 am PSTLow cloud and drizzle lingers this morning for the South Coast but we may see some sunny breaks by the afternoonAfternoon highs will get up a little...

Update: 9:00 am PSTA cold front is sliding down the coast today bringing clouds, some isolated showers and low single digit temps this morningThe risk for an isolated shower will...

Update: 9:00 am PSTHigh pressure ridge keeps us sunny for one more day. Down to a chilly 3 this morning at YVRAnother cool night tonight with clear skies (except some...

Update: 9:00 am PSTAfter 3 days of rounds of steady rain, the atmospheric river sunk south last night. Totals since Friday are around 70 mm for Vancouver and more like...

Pineapples All Weekend. Oct 30th, 2015

October 30, 2015 12:43 PM

Update 9:00 am PDTSeveral impulses of sub-tropical moisture will push into the South Coast over the next three days. Temps will be mild all weekend and the heaviest of the...

Update: 9:00 am PDTA few showers and low cloud will linger this morning behind yesterday's front...but conditions will generally dry up through the dayTemps will get up to a balmy...

Rain back...all week. Oct 28th, 2015

October 28, 2015 1:13 PM

Update 9:00 am PDTRain moved in early this morning ahead of a front that is sliding through VancouverGusty winds and showers will continue for much of the day, although we...

Update 9:00 am PDTBeautiful blue skies across most of the province today as a one-day high pressure system builds in. Afternoon highs around 13 C for YVRA new Pacific frontal...

Low cloud and drizzle is sticking around this morning thanks to a low pressure system sitting over WashingtonTemps are around a mild 14 C for the airport today with a...

Update 10:00 am PDTHigh pressure keeping afternoon skies mainly sunny today, with a nice mix of sun and cloud tomorrow for the South CoastA low pressure system may swing through...

Sun Back Later Today. Oct 22nd, 2015

October 22, 2015 3:07 PM

Update: 9:00 am PDTLingering fog and low level clouds should begin to clear out later this morning for a nice mix of sun and cloud today, highs around 14 CThe...

Last Update 9:00 am PDTOther than some fog patches, high pressure kept us dry yesterday and will do so again this morningHowever the ridge is weakening today as a cold...

Election Day Mist & Fog..Oct 19th

October 19, 2015 12:28 PM

Update 9:00 am PDTLingering low-level moisture is making for a misty start to the weekBrief showers may move through Vancouver this morning but look for sunny breaks this afternoon with...

Update: 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure will continue to keep Southern B.C. dry and mild for the next couple of days, but a change in the weather pattern will arrive for...

More Sunshine Ahead... Oct 14th, 2015

October 14, 2015 1:07 PM

Update: 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure stays anchored across the South Coast keeping skies blue and temps warm for the next couple of daysAfternoon highs will get up to 18 C...

Update: 9:00 am PDTYet another storm is sliding across the South Coast today bringing heavy rain at times and gusty windsVancouver could get another ~20 mm, on top of the...

Update: 9:00 am PDTMetro Vancouver is catching some light rain this morning, on the very edge of the atmospheric river that is directing Oho northwardOn and off rain will continue...

Update: 9:00 am PDTYesterday's rain (only about 5-10 mm) is moving north out of our region...but lingering moisture will keep clouds and drizzle in this morning...drying out this afternoonCalm between...

Update 9:00 am PDTClouds are already increasing today thanks to an approaching system pushing out our sunny high pressure systemTemps will still be mild today though..high teens for YVRSlight risk...

Update: 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure will continue the gorgeous weekend into today and tomorrow. Sunny skies and afternoon temps up around 18 C for YVRBy late tomorrow though the pattern...

Update: 9:00 am PDTA cold front will slide down through the South Coast today, bringing increasing clouds, chance of evening showers and cooler tempsAhead of the front, the fog that...

Update 11:00 am PDTHigh pressure holds for one more day-- sunny skies after morning fog kept the city chilly and overcast until just before noon. Afternoon highs 17-22 CClouds will...

Update 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure will bring us another sunny day with afternoon highs around 17-20 C for the South CoastOvernight shallow fog may develop again tonight, burning off quickly...

Sunny Next Few Days. Sept 29th, 2015

September 29, 2015 1:27 PM

Update: 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure will keep us dry, sunny and mild all the way through to ThursdayCrisp mornings will be replaced with warm afternoons...18 C for YVR but more...

Sunny & Warm All Week! Sept 28th, 2015

September 28, 2015 1:33 PM

A ridge of high pressure will keep the sun going through most of the week aheadTemps are also on the rise; 17/18 C for YVR for the rest of the...

Clearing Skies Ahead. Sep 24th, 2015

September 25, 2015 12:45 PM

Update: 9:00 am PDTYesterday's rainy cold front is now moving east across the southern interior, but loosing punch. ~40 mm fell for Squamish & Whistler and ~10-15 mm for Vancouver. Clouds...

Update 9:00 am PDTA cold front is sliding (very slowly) down across the south coast today. For Vancouver we should get into the rain over the next couple of hours,...

New Special Weather Statement issued by Environment Canada for the rain tomorrow: Spcl Weather Stmt issued for mdt rain #HoweSound #Squamish #Whistler #Pemberton http://t.co/bm82fdRR56 #BCstorm pic.twitter.com/CEOQHCtril-- EC_BCweather (@EC_BCweather) September 23, 2015Last...

Nice Couple of Days Ahead. Sep 22nd, 2015

September 22, 2015 11:53 AM

Last Update 9:00 am PDTA brisk start will give way to a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon..temps around 16 CHigh pressure will continue to protect us from a...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTHeavy rain & strong winds moved across the south coast this weekend thanks to an atmospheric river set-up. At least ~150 mm fell for Squamish, ~65 mm...

Stormy Weekend Ahead...Sep 18th, 2015

September 18, 2015 5:23 PM

Update: 2:30 pm PDTUpdate: 8:00 am PDTFinally some rounds of showers fell across Vancouver, starting at around 2 am this morning thanks to a disorganized system spinning to our southA...

Same Old Story in the End... Sep 16th, 2015

September 16, 2015 12:31 PM

Last Update: 10:00 am PDTEven though it looked like we had a better chance of steady showers as of last night, latest updates have much of the rain moving 'around'...

Mix of Everything Today. Sep 15th, 2015

September 15, 2015 1:00 PM

Last Update: 10:00 am PDTAn upper level low pressure system will continue to spin in cool air and rounds of showers this week.Chance of showers for Vancouver this morning (steadier...

Fall Forecast This Week. Sept 14th, 2015

September 14, 2015 12:18 PM

Last Update 10:00 am PDTAn upper level low pressure system has moved in over BC and is here to stay for the week. It will help direct in round of...

Last Update: 11:00 am PDTHigh pressure continue to keep us warm and dry today and tomorrow. Temps will get up to 23 for YVR, 28 inlandThere may be some early...

Last Update 12:30 pm PDTSkies will remain sunny and temps in the low to mid 20s for YVR (high 20s inland) right through to Sunday...before a return to Fall weather...

Summer Making A Comeback...Sept 9th, 2015

September 9, 2015 12:28 PM

Last Update 12:30 am PDTAlthough overcast skies will start the day thanks to a little area of low pressure in the lower levels swinging through to the interior...high pressure will...

Last update 11:40 am PDTA Pacific storm system pushed onto the BC coast this morning bringing widespread rain to the Lower MainlandThe bulk of the rain is already moving east...

A mix of sun and cloud along with a few sprinkles are possible this morning with a northwesterly flow today, but generally dry for the holiday. Temps around 18 degrees...

Our cold low pressure system is sinking south into Washington today, allowing for sunnier skies and slightly warmer tempsAfternoon highs of 19 will still be below our seasonal of 23...

Last Update: 9 am PDTStill feeling like Fall today thanks to that cool upper level low pressure system still sitting over central BCTemperatures will struggle to get up to 16...

Big changes in the weather today for southern B.C.. A low pressure system sitting in our upper atmosphere is sliding northward today bringing cooler air, clouds, showers and the risk...

The upper level low pressure system that was responsible for the showers and clouds this weekend is sticking around for one more morningClearing will begin this afternoon though as the...

Our upper level low pressure system is moving out and a little mini high pressure ridge is moving in..but the sinking air is blocking some moisture in at lower levels...

Our low pressure system remains in place in our upper atmosphere bringing rain to the north coast again today...and showers for us tomorrowVancouver will stay sunny and seasonal for one...

Hot Today & Tomorrow. July 30th, 2015

July 30, 2015 11:42 AM

Some of the warmest air this week has moves into southern BC. 26 today for YVR, 32 inland and more like 35-37 for the interiorThe high pressure ridge responsible for...

A couple of degrees warmer today as our high pressure builds... 24 for YVR, 29 inlandTemps maxing out on Friday around 26/31 for Vancouver but we stay above seasonal and...

Getting Warmer... July 28th, 2015

July 28, 2015 11:34 AM

As high pressure ridge builds in over the next couple of days, temps will continue to climb23 degrees or YVR today, 24 tomorrow, 25 Thursday....up to 26 for the weekend...

Since Friday morning most of Metro Vancouver ended up with 15-30 mm - getting close to our entire rainfall totals since May, and more single day rainfall than we've seen...

Lots of sun today with afternoon highs up around 23 this afternoon. A much warmer day today that yesterday as we sit between two systemsThe next weather-maker slides down the...

Temps will be a little warmer today: 23 at YVR, 29 inland with lots of sunshine and winds will still be breezy by the waterOur ridge of high pressure strengthens...

With the drought rating for the south coast now at the highest level - the forecast remains dry for the next 7 days. And the strong high pressure ridge will...

Temps remain hot today & tomorrow across southern BC. 24/25 for YVR, 32 inland. And more like mid to high 30s inland with sunny conditions. Windy tonight & tomorrow morning...

With temps just slightly cooler yesterday, and a good breeze going through the evening hours, it almost felt like a bit of a break from the heatBut temps are ramping...

After another muggy night, temperatures are just a touch cooler today. Afternoon highs should reach 25 degrees for YVR, rather than the 27/28s as of late. This is still above seasonal...

After a record-breaking hot & muggy weekend, the heat will linger...but temps will get turned down a couple of degrees with cloud cover & tstorm risk for southern BCLast night...

BC Heat. June 26th, 2015

June 26, 2015 2:43 PM

Heat will continue to build today across southern BC as the ridge or dome of hot, dry air strengthens. YVR could hit 26 today while parts of the south coast will...

After a warm overnight (temps stayed above 16) we will really start to feel it this afternoon as YVR gets up to 25 - more like 29 inlandMost major stations...

A little Pacific disturbance is pushing into the south coast today bringing afternoon cloud and showers through this evening. Not a lot of rain, just showers at bestTemps are slightly...

Last Update: 9:30 pm PDTLast night's cold front brought some much-needed rain - but only 2-4 mm of it for Vancouver. Behind the front skies are clearing out already with breezy...

Last Update 9:00 am PDTThe sun has made it's way back out after a cloudy start - but there is still a risk for an afternoon/evening shower across the south...

Last Update 9: 00 am PDTA few extra clouds this morning are already giving way to the sunshine again. Temperatures this afternoon will be a pleasant 21-23 for VancouverAn upper...

Last Update 9:00 am PDTOur ridge of high pressure is still holding strong today but temperatures are down around 3 degrees from the record heat yesterday. Southeasterly winds this afternoon...

Last Update: 1:50 pm PDTAir quality index now a 9 in Squamish because of smoke from a forest fire 67 km west of Pemberton: http://www.squamishchief.com/news/local-news/squamish-filled-with-smoke-due-to-forest-fire-1.1968774Update 9:30 am PDTAfter yet another summer-like weekend,...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTWinds gusted to 72 km/h this morning at YVR... and will continue to gust from the SW to 50 km/h through the morningMix of sun and...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTThe marine layer that was looking to sneak in overnight has missed Vancouver - so we are left with a nice mix of sun and cloud...

Last Update: 9:00 AM PDTOur ridge of high pressure is slowly breaking down - breezy northwest winds will make for a comfortable afternoon with lots of sunshine. Temps 21-25 same...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTOur record-setting, high pressure, heat maker-  is slowly being squashed. That means cooler, Pacific air is slowly being let-in. Here's a list of records set yesterday- more...

The Heat Continues. June 8th, 2015

June 8, 2015 12:37 PM

Although the hottest day will probably end up being yesterday, temps are only a degree or so cooler today. And we keep the above seasonal temps and (likely) dry weather...

Hot & Sunny Weekend Ahead...

June 5, 2015 12:04 PM

Last Update 9:00 am PDTWhile the forecast is still hot & sunny starting today through the weekend, the special weather statement has ended for metro VancouverTemperatures will still get up...

Last Update 10:00 am PDTSkies are beginning to clear today across the south coast for blue skies later this afternoonTemperatures will also be a few degrees warmer than the past...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTThe low pressure system that brought the grey skies and showers is tracking eastward today. High pressure builds in behind for a mix of sun and...

Last Update 9:30 am PDTThe system that started in Washington yesterday continues to spin around bands of showers to the south coast todaySteady rain should taper off showers this afternoon,...

Last Update: 9:30 am PDTAfter a pretty spectacular weekend, change is coming this evening. A low pressure system sitting south of the border is bringing some mid to high cloud...

Last Update 9:00 am PDTAnother summer-like day is on tap for the south coast. Temps will once again get up to the low 20s, feeling more like mid 20s with...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure remains in place just offshore from the BC coast, protecting us from any major Pacific system But low stratus and fog has snuck in once...

Last Update: 9:00 AM PDTA clearing trend is expected again today, bringing us back the blue skies in the next few hoursWe should be earlier to clear out today so...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTVancouver is sitting in between a building ridge to our west and a spinning low to our east. The low is winning out this morning spreading...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTAfter a hit and miss weather weekend, we start the work week off with morning drizzle across the south coast.The unstable air mass responsible for the...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTVancouver got away with a nice mix of sunshine and high cloud this morning but thunderstorms and showers are rolling through Victoria... chance to see a...

Last Update: 9:30 am PDTOur ridge of high pressure that has been keeping us hot and dry is starting to break down. But we get one more hot oneIn fact,...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTLight fog has drifted through the Strait this morning bringing some hazy skies to start but it won't last long.Blue skies and mid 20 degree temperatures...

Last Update: 10:00 am PDTAfter a lovely long weekend, skies will remain clear with afternoon temps into the low 20s again today...warmer inlandSome unstable air along with the heat this...

Last Update: 9:30 am PDTTemperatures are already up to 14 degrees this morning and will climb to 20 for YVR. More like 24/25 inlandLots of blue sky as well as...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure is now firmly in place for BC meaning clear skies and warming temperatures for at least the next 5 daysMorning temps were down around...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTAfter yesterday's hail storm, the sunset pink cumulus, and a few lightning strikes this morning near Victoria..calmer weather is moving inOur low pressure system is crossing...

Last Update 10:00 am PDT A much cooler and more unstable air mass has moved over the south coast today behind last nights cold frontThe low pressure system will bring cooler air...

Our gorgeous weekend weather is slowly coming to an end today. Increasing clouds, afternoon showers and gusty winds will move in ahead of a cold front tonight.Temperatures will only be...

Last Update 10:00 am PDTAfter a grey and drizzly early morning, skies are already clearing..By Friday afternoon we will be left with a nice mix of sun and cloud with...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTA wet southwesterly flow will bring afternoon showers and an overcast day to VancouverEasterly winds will kick in later today and temperatures should just make it...

Last Update 9:00 am PDTThe cold front of our current weather maker is just getting ready to slide through the south coast this morning. Showers will fall through the early...

Last Update 9:00 am PDTA low pressure system has stalled out over southwestern BC bringing steady light rain and low visibility to Vancouver this morningThe system should weaken out this...

Last Update: 10:00 am PDTAfter that fast moving cold front last night, we are left with an unstable air mass today - and that means a risk of everything!Cool showers...

Rain Back Today...April 23rd, 2015

April 23, 2015 1:04 PM

Last Update 10:00 am PDTRain has just started across Vancouver ~10 am, thanks to an approaching Pacific storm system Periods of rain will continue through to the afternoon before the cold...

Last Update: 9:00 am PDTHigh pressure is continuing to bring sunshine to the south coast. Temps were a little chilly this morning but things are warming up nicely. Felling like...

Last Update 11:00 am PDTHigh pressure is winning out against an approaching Pacific system. We get to keep a dry day (mainly overcast with sunny breaks)By this evening, the frontal...

Last Update 11:00 am PDTLots of sunshine this morning as we get behind yesterday's stormy cold frontAn unusual site this morning on the local mountains as well - fresh snow...

Last Update 11:00 am PDTAfter a fairly decent weekend, a cold front is sliding through the south coast today bringing rain and gusty windsShowers will pick up to steady rain...

Last Update 11:30 am PTA Pacific storm system is pushing into the south coast this afternoon, bringing an end to our sunny, warm weather.Rain will likely begin around 1-2 pm...

High pressure sticks around for one more day bringing sunny skies and temps into the mid to high teensOur protective high pressure will start to drift eastward today though allowing...

High pressure has now built in across the south coast meaning all-blue sky days and warm tempsAfternoon highs for YVR will get up to 14 degrees but they will be...

Lots of sun today through Thursday as a high pressure ridge builds inLook for a mix of sun and cloud to develop this afternoon with easterly windsTemps will continue to...

Last Update: 11:00 am PDTVancouver will enjoy a nice mix of sun and cloud today with temps around 12 degrees this afternoon... A low pressure system however, continues to hang off...

Cold front moves through around 11 am bringing gusty wind and steady rain... rain should taper off to showers tonightLingering showers tomorrow morning but think we will get some sun...

An unstable air mass remains in place across the south coast today leaving us with a beautiful mix of sun and cloud.. but a risk for a shower this afternoonWinds...

A new air mass is in place across much of BC today behind last night's cold front.. crisp & windy start to the dayMuch of the day will also feature...

After a wash-out Sunday (+90 mm fell for parts of the south coast with Vancouver under a rainfall warning for most of the day)...things are drying out todayWe will stay...

Last Update 11:30 am PDTA nice start to Friday out there with a mix of sun and cloud and mild tempsThe cold front of the system we have been sitting...

A few showers linger this morning for Vancouver behind the warm front that brought 15-40 mm of rain to the lower mainlandSome sunny breaks expected this afternoon and tomorrow morning...

Wash-out Wednesday...March 25th, 2015

March 25, 2015 1:42 PM

A warm front has slid into the south coast this morning bringing continuous rain through the dayThe steady rain will last through to this evening giving rainfall totals of 10-20...

Last Update: 12:30 pm PDTWe may get into a mix of sun and cloud today as we get behind yesterday's storm maker ... but keeping the risk for a few...

Last Update: 12:30 PM PDTAn area of low pressure is swinging across the south coast today bringing the risk for a few more showers this morning, and some steadier rain...

Last Update: 12:00 pm PTSpring begins at 3:45 pm PT! (exact moment the suns direct rays are on the equator). Quick summary of the winter we've had: about seasonal rainfall,...

Last Update: 12:30 pm PTShowers moved in nice and early this morning thanks to a Pacific system sliding south across our regionA rainfall warning has been issued for much of...

Low cloud and fog have started the day on the south coast...but there are already some blue patches across Vancouver peaking through. Westerly winds should continue to help clear out...

Happy St. Patrick's Day!Increasing clouds today as a Pacific system tracks closer to our coast.. a few light showers are possible tonight but nothing that should dampen the Irish spirit...

Last Update: 11:20 am PTA ridge of high pressure has built in giving Vancouver a nice mix or sun and cloud today with temps around a seasonal 11Fresh snow has...

A ridge of high pressure and an offshore flow will keep weather dry and very warm todayTemps by the water will still hot 15 degrees while temps inland may hit...

Last Update: 11:30 am PTLast night's frontal system swept in 7-30 mm (higher amounts north shore) along with gusty windsWinds will remain breezy again this morning and with a westerly...

Last Update: 11:20 am PTShowers moved in across the lower mainland early this morning and will continue for the remainder of the day...heavier rounds at timesVarying amounts depending on location;...

Last Update 11:30 am PTFog advisories are in place this morning across metro Vancouver for dense fog once again. No issues at the airport yet though We are losing our high...

Our upper level ridge continues to hold strong over the next few days, shielding the south coast from a potential rain-makerWe will get a few more clouds in the mix...

High pressure will continue to bring clear conditions for the next few days to VancouverTemps overnight will get down to the freezing mark again (near zero degrees this am)....

Last Update: 12:20 pm PTA weak low pressure system is sliding down the south coast today, bringing another round of showers to Vancouver late afternoon/eveningThe system doesn't actually track inland...

Overcast skies will continue to thicken up today as a low pressure system approaches the coastRain will begin late this afternoon for Vancouver, continuing through the overnightKeeping showers in the...

Last Update 12: 30 pm PTOur high pressure ridge will hang on for one more day before it begins to break down tomorrowHigh clouds are spilling in over the ridge...

Last Update 12:20 PM PTThe high pressure system that brought us our weekend weather will stick around for another couple of daysTemps this morning got down to zero at YVR...

Back to the Sun...Feb 20th, 2015

February 20, 2015 12:12 PM

Last Update: 12:10 pm PTHigh pressure had build back in across the south coast, helping to clear our skies out already... look for a nice mix of sun and cloud...

Gun Hay Fat Choy!! I'll be live tonight at the Aberdeen Centre in Richmond for Lunar New Year celebrations - see you there! Last Update: 12:10 pm PTA weak system is...

CBC's X Company Premiering Tonight... Looking forward to the new drama inspired by the real-life Camp X in Whitby, Ontario. I have a particular interest in this fascinating piece of Canadian history after...

Update: 12:10 pm PTCheck out the winter extremes on either side of the country... and BC get ready to be hated (CBC)Our ridge of high pressure continues to protect the...

Last Update 12:30 pm PTA strong ridge of high pressure will continue to protect the south coast from any approaching Pacific systemLots of sunshine, and double digit afternoon temps are...

Last Update: 12:20 pm PTA cold front will slide though Vancouver around noon today, bringing a round of rain and gusty windsRain should taper off to showers overnight as a...

Last Update: 12:20 pm PTA Pacific frontal system is sneaking inland today bringing rounds of showers to the south coastVancouver will continue to see periods of rain through to the...

Last Update 12:30 pm PTA slowly approaching Pacific system will continue to spread high and mid cloud across the south coast today...a few sunny breaks possible this morning and early...

Last Update: Feb 10th, 2015 A low pressure system sitting just offshore will continue to spin bands of showers across the south today and through this evening. Low clouds and...

Rain Back Tonight...Feb 6th, 2015

February 6, 2015 12:28 PM

Heavy rain will continue to fall for the south coast in waves over the next 24 hours..with additional downpours on Saturday. Already 40-50 mm has fallen for metro Vancouver. Squamish...

Last Update: 1:00 pm PTRainfall warnings still in place across the south coast for heavy rain over the next couple of daysThe first of three waves moved in early this...

It's a false start to the day for Vancouver, with clearing stratus to start and high blue skies, one may thing this is the start of a nice stretch..But alas,...

Last Update: 12:20 pm PTA few rounds of showers will continue to move through the south coast today, but mainly for the north shoreSnow levels are around 1250 m so...

Temps got down to a chilly 1 degree at YVR this morning thanks to clear skies followed by fog...but the sun is back out across the south coast for a...

Last Update: 11:20 am PTAlthough a few low clouds rolled in last night, mainly clear skies dropped our morning temps down to a chilly 2 at YVRLots of sun this...

Nice Couple of Days Ahead...Jan 28th, 2015

January 28, 2015 12:30 PM

Last Update: 12:30 PM PTAlthough high pressure is building behind yesterday's front, lingering moisture will continue to bring fog in through the overnightsSome great North Shore cumulus this afternoon with...

Last Update: 12:30 pm PT A weak cold front is sliding through the south coast this morning bringing a few showers to VancouverLingering moisture behind the front will keep the risk...

Latest Update: 12:10 pm PTStunning sunrise thanks to lingering fog and scattered high clouds. Picture by @AirDaveYPKDozens of temp records fell yesterday across the south coast as afternoon highs soared...

Last Update: 12:30 pm PTHeavy rain and mild temperatures direct from the sub-tropics have have arrived at the south coast early this morningSteady rain will continue today and through tomorrow...

Last Update: 12:30 pm PTA mix of blue skies and high clouds to start the day, but increasing clouds as we head into the afternoon thanks to an approaching Pacific...

Last Update: 12:20 pm PTThe sun is back after a stormy weekend; high pressure is building for the west coast which will help protect Vancouver from incoming systems through to...

Last Update: 12:10 pmShowers are slowly coming to Vancouver this morning, but have been going for the past few hours across Vancouver IslandFor most of the day it's really just...

Sky changing every minute as winds and sun try to clear the fog out. Vine by CBC News Kirk Williams.Last Update: 12:30 pmAnother thin, but dense layer of fog is...

Last update: 11:00 amFog moved in last night around the Strait of Georgia bringing a low visibility early morning to parts of VancouverHigh pressure is dominating across the south coast,...

Westerly winds will continue to keep some lower level moisture locked in to start the week; so more low cloud and drizzleSome breaks are possible as a high pressure system...

Some patchy fog is lingering over the strait this morning, but generally easterly winds are helping to mix out the low level moistureOur approaching, but weakening front is replacing the...

Fog and low cloud have socked in the strait, and much of Vancouver this morning. Visibility is down below 500m. Fog Advisory still in effectThe layer of moisture is still...

Dense fog built in overnight and is lingering this morning thanks to an upper level ridge of high pressure building over lower level moisture. Fog advisories are still in effect...

Mild & Dry Next Couple Days...Jan 6th

January 6, 2015 12:27 PM

A ridge of high pressure is attempting to build in across the south coast behind yesterday's warm front. While Vancouver will see a few rounds of drizzle this morning along...

Pretty much all of BC will continue to feel the effects of winter weather today as a mild Pacific storm moves in to replace the Arctic air and weekend storm.Vancouver:...

As it was so poetically put by the Environment Canada weather office - we are now under a winter storm watch for a messy Saturday: http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc42Before we get there though,...

Our high pressure arctic ridge is finally breaking down...but not before a spectacular first morning of the year. -4 but clear.High clouds will begin to roll in as a system...

 Wind chills are sitting at -9 this morning for YVR after another cold and clear night Our record-breaking strong high pressure ridge will remain in place through Thursday, keeping modified arctic...

Cold & Sunny Till Next Year...Dec 30th

December 30, 2014 11:56 AM

High pressure and modified Arctic air will keep temps below seasonal but skies blue through ThursdayOvernight lows will continue to drop down to around -6 for the next few mornings...

A beautiful start to the day for Vancouver, but it's actually an unstable airmass out there so a few showers possible Westerly winds will also pick up this afternoon as a...

Rain Today, Clearing Tomorrow...Dec 23rd

December 23, 2014 12:44 PM

A warm front is bringing rain to the south coast this morning, heavy at times. A good 10-15 mm will fall this morning along with gusty winds before the cold front...

A ridge of high pressure is attempted to stick around for one more day bringing morning fog but dry weatherAn approaching low pressure system will bring increasing clouds this afternoon...

Scattered showers will continue to today in the wake of last night's frontal system. Southwesterly winds will keep rounds of showers in through the day in the unstable airmassThe next...

More showers are on the way in this morning...crossing over the lower mainland in the next couple of hoursThe real rain will begin later this afternoon thanks to a Pacific...

Showers are moving across the south coast this morning thanks to the remnants of a Pacific waveShowers will continue on and off through the day but this is the calmer...

A slow moving low pressure system is sliding up from the south this morning bringing a few hours of isolated showersShowers will weaken this afternoon before redeveloping this eveningTemps will...

Showers Back This Week...Dec 15th

December 15, 2014 10:46 AM

A high pressure system moved in nicely this weekend, bringing us much deserved sunshine...we will keep this weather pattern for the next few hours, but a Pacific system is moving...

The centre of the 3rd storm system in the series moved over SW Vancouver Island last night around midnight. Winds gusted between 70-100 km/h for the south coast with peak...

Once More Into The Storm...Dec 11th, 2014

December 11, 2014 1:03 PM

Last night's stalled out front (associated with storm #2) brought another 30-60 mm to metro Vancouver, including some flash flooding last nightToday, the south coast gets a bit of a...

A round of very heavy rain and strong winds will cross over the south coast this morning along the cold front of the latest system (Storm #2 of 3)...Winds will...

About 20,000 customers without power this morning after +100 km/h winds gusts. Mainly for Vancouver Island North but ~7000 out across the Lower MainlandStill adding up the rainfall totals but...

A series of intense Pacific will cross the BC coast over the next week that will bring warm & moist tropical air and strong winds to the south coastVery strongly...

Rainfall warnings have been issued for much of the south coast of BC as the latest Pacific storm system following in line moves in tonightWe are in a showery break...

Heavy Rain & Mountain Snow Today...Nov 25th

November 25, 2014 12:58 PM

Our Pacific frontal system that moved in yesterday has now stalled out over the south coast, bringing continued rainfall todayAn additional 50-70 mm will fall for parts of the Fraser...

Wet & Mild Few Days Ahead...Nov 24th

November 24, 2014 11:56 AM

After a pretty decent weekend (other than Sat night & Sun morning rain), the wet weather is back to kick off the work weekA new Pacific frontal system is making...

Light rain began early this morning across the south coast, after 10 dry days in a rowWe'll catch a break from the rain midday, but isolated pockets of rain will...

With the breakdown of our ridge of high pressure, look for clouds to thicken up through the day and rain to start this overnight tonightTemps last night stayed at a...

Showers Tomorrow... Nov 18th

November 18, 2014 12:39 PM

Increasing clouds today as we begin to loose the influence of the arctic high pressure systemTonight temps will stay above the freezing mark for Vancouver for the first time in...

This weekend saw the successful opening of Grouse & Cypress thanks to recent cold temps and snow-makingOur arctic ridge of high pressure is bringing yet another gorgeous but sub-zero start...

Cold & Clear & Counting...Nov 13th

November 13, 2014 12:41 PM

Temps got down to a -3 at YVR last night, -6 with the wind chill. And temps are below freezing through the morning hoursThis afternoon our cold easterly winds may...

Cold but Blue! ... Nov 12th, 2014

November 12, 2014 12:30 PM

Temps got down to a frigid -3 for YVR last night with a wind chill of -8, still hovering around 0 this morning. By the afternoon we could see a...

Sunny & Breezy Today...Nov 11th

November 11, 2014 1:24 PM

 Our Arctic high pressure system is slowly sinking down across Alberta, and continuing to usher in cold easterly winds across BCTemps got down to just a 1 last night at...

Clear but COLD Week Ahead...Nov 10th

November 10, 2014 12:22 PM

An arctic ridge of high pressure has set up across BC for the week ahead.This means chance of morning fog, bright blue sky afternoons and chilly temperaturesOvernight lows will drop...

The cold front of our latest Pacific storm is crossing metro Vancouver this morning. It will bring a round of very heavy rain to the south coast (an additional 20-40...

A brand new Pacific frontal system is approaching the BC coast today. The strongest winds will hit the central coastal sections this afternoon where wind warnings are in place, and...

A major clean-up is now underway this morning across the south coast after heavy rain last night, already swollen rivers and saturated grounds lef to some serious floodingHardest hit areas...

Yet another Pacific frontal system is bringing rain to the south coast today... rain will pick up this evening, and with an early sunset, gusty winds and low visibility -...

Mainly Dry Halloween!

October 31, 2014 3:53 PM

Happy Halloween! A cold front is sweeping across the south coast this morning bringing a band of steady rain..The cold front should begin exiting Vancouver later this afternoon and westerly...

Yesterday's rain brings YVR rain totals now close to 160 mm for the month of Oct..over our average of about 120 mm... and we are getting more tomorrow!An unsettled air...

Winds peaked around 2 am last night for he Georgia Strait with the highest gusts at 100 km/h at Sister's IslandRain will continue today, heavy at times, before tapering off...

The storm formally known as Ana will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the south coast tonight and tomorrowVancouver will remain fairly dry today ahead of the storm.. but...

After a good 20-40 mm of rain fell last night, it continues this morning thanks to a southwesterly flowRainfall warnings in place today for the Fraser Valley where the heaviest...

After a fairly dry and warm weekend, steady rain moved in last night, and will continue through the first half of the dayTemps got up to 21.6 degrees at Vancouver...

Well done everyone who took part in the Great B.C. ShakeOut today at 10:16 am. I had the pleasure of chatting to the Grade 2/3 class at the Lynn Valley Elementary School...

Rainy Week Ahead..Oct 15th

October 15, 2014 11:55 AM

After a pretty decent Tuesday, the rain is back today thanks to a low pressure system that has moved onto the south coastShowers will continue through the day with temps...

A pacific storm system is moving across the south coast today. Right now the steady stream of moisture along the cold front is back up over the sunshine coast but...

Our first cold front in a while is approaching the south coast today...while the day is starting off with a mix of coastal fog, high clouds and blue skies, the...

Last Nice One for a While.. Oct 9th

October 9, 2014 12:09 PM

Low cloud and fog moved in for a third morning in a row, but visibility is already improving across the lower mainland.. the fog band will remain just offshore so...

Another morning of fog and stratus for the south coast thanks to lots of moisture in our atmosphere...but no rain yetClouds are clearing out again today though leaving behind a...

After a mild weekend, temps will hit their peak this afternoon at around 19 for YVR.. Around 4 degrees above the seasonalLook for a mix of sun and cloud today,...

Mainly Dry Forecast Ahead... Oct 2nd

October 2, 2014 1:26 PM

High pressure will keep us mainly protected again today from an approaching pacific systemThat storm is being directed northward and there are rainfall warnings in place today for the north...

A pinch and a punch for the first of the month! And no return :)High pressure will keep us dry again today, and after some morning clouds, we should see...

What Rain? Clouds & Cold Tomorrow...Sept 30th

September 30, 2014 11:32 AM

A nice little ridge of high pressure is building across the south coast today bringing sunny skies Some lingering low clouds are being reported near the water and up the Fraser...

After a fantastic weather weekend, a weak cold front is sliding through the lower mainland this morning bringing showers and cooler tempsShowers will continue on and off through to the...

Rain Start But Nice Weekend Ahead...Sept

September 26, 2014 12:50 PM

A round of rain is tracking across the lower mainland this morning, thanks to a final push from the low pressure system sitting off our coastA risk of showers will...

Our low pressure system continues to spin just offshore today making for an unstable atmosphere here on the south coastIsolated showers, some lower clouds, but also some sunny breaks all...

The tail end of the storm front is bringing more rain to Vancouver this morningEnvironment Canada issued a rainfall summary this morning with amounts ranging from 20-60 mm, lining up nicely with the forecast.Showers...

Fall Storm Hitting Today...Sept 23rd

September 23, 2014 12:50 PM

The first big Pacific storm of the season will arrive this afternoon bringing rain and gusty winds to the south coast. Pretty impressive storm with hurricane force winds right now...

Back to School, Back to Fall...Sept 22nd

September 22, 2014 12:25 PM

After a stunning summer weekend, our high pressure ridge is tracking eastward out of BC, opening the door up to Pacific systems all weekAlready mid clouds and a round of...

One more drizzly day with low cloud for the south coast thanks to our continued westerly flowA high pressure ridge will begin to build in for the end of the...

Our southwesterly flow continue to bring in rounds of showers to the south coast Showers will remain intermittent today with mainly cloudy skies and temps in the high teensHigh pressure looking...

A new southwesterly flow is bringing in clouds and a few round of showers today for the south coastLook for another round of isolated showers again this evening for Vancouver...

Yesterday's hot and sunny start to the week led to a number of broken daytime high records in the BC interior as temps soared into the high 20's/low 30'sAnother nice...

Summer Weekend Ahead...Sept 12th, 2014

September 12, 2014 1:27 PM

Temperatures are on the climb for much of BC as we get into a warmer air mass just in time for the weekendHigh pressure continue to keep us sunny but...

YVR got down to a low of 8 degrees last night, chilliest overnight since May!Temps will struggle in the high teens today but there is lots of sunshine thanks to...

A strong ridge of high pressure continues to keep the south coast protected from any major weather system...but early morning cloud once again filled in across the lower mainlandSkies will...

Supermoon photos by @Rick_Etkin (http://ricketkin.com/)Early morning clouds filled in across the lower mainland once again this morning, but skies should clear back out again like yesterdayTemps will hit the seasonal mark...

A gorgeous weekend sent temps soaring into the high 20s for metro Vancouver. A handful of daily temp records also broke this weekend including Summerland and Castlegar with temps into...

Clear skies for most of BC today as our ridge of high pressure stretches across the province. Temps got down to a 13 last night but are quickly climbing for...

Our ridge of high pressure is now firmly in place along the BC coast and will keep our skies mainly clear through to early next weekA small pocket of fog...

After 10-40 mm of rain fell across the south coast with thunderstorms yesterday (highest amounts for Victoria, North Shore & Port Moody), skies are clearing this afternoonLow cloud to start...

A cold front slid through Vancouver from the north this morning ushering in showers and cooler tempsBehind the front, winds will be gusty from the NW, especially by the water...

Happy Labour Day! Hope many of you are enjoying a holiday today! After a showery & cool weekend (with some sunny breaks too though!), the onshore & unsettled flow continues...

Light showers are moving across Vancouver this morning along the leading edge of a frontal boundaryAs the system continues to track eastward, skies will likely break-up again this afternoon as...

Cooling Trend Begins...Aug 28th

August 28, 2014 12:45 PM

A weak cold front sliding south through Vancouver this morning has brought some mid cloud, a few showers, and 'fresher' airAs the front passes, skies will begin to clear back...

Our ridge holds for one more day of humid temperatures & mainly clear skiesLook for afternoon highs similar to yesterday; around 24 for YVR and 28 inlandA frontal boundary, dividing...

A cloudy start to the day once more for Vancouver thanks to the last of a low pressure system sitting off the coast The trough will be pushed out by this...

Lower clouds moved in this morning for the south coast thanks to a weak system sitting just offshoreBy this afternoon though, skies should clear back out again with afternoon highs...

Low clouds moved over parts of Vancouver last night, making for an overcast start to Wednesday for someConditions are clearing quickly though as the sun gets going, should be back...

After a hot and muggy long weekend, our ridge of high pressure is slowly breaking down, allowing a weak cold front to swing throughThe system will bring some mid-high clouds...

Today enjoy sunny skies and temps just a degree or so cooler than yesterday High pressure will hold right through the long weekend and through next weekAfternoon highs will continue to...

Clear skies, warm afternoon temperatures and light winds continue to be our story for at least the next weekMost of the province is now in the yellows and oranges for...

Another Hot & Dry Stretch...July 28th

July 28, 2014 12:25 PM

High pressure has built back in over the weekend and will continue to keep the south coast hot & dry for at least the next weekTemps will get back up...

A low pressure system is sliding inland from the coast of Washington ushering in rounds of moisture today for most of southern BC.Special weather statements and t-storm watches are in...

Mix of sun and cloud to start Tuesday, with afternoon highs around 22/23 degreesA spinning low pressure system is currently stuck in our upper atmosphere, and will spin in thicker...

Clouds will continue to clear up this afternoon for a sunny Monday with seasonal highs at about 22 degreesWe keep the sun for Tuesday morning but increasing clouds and evening...

Our strong ridge of high pressure that brought almost 2 weeks of dry and hot conditions to the province is sliding south and east todayA series of Pacific low pressure...

Low status has moved into some coastal sections of Vancouver this morning but we should see skies clear out again for the afternoonBrisk westerly winds are helping to keep temps...

A number of daily high temps records were broken across the province again yesterday, but overall highs were a few degrees cooler than SundayAshcroft, BC was Canada's hot spot yesterday...

Stunning sunset last night in Vancouver, partly due to a build-up of fine particulates in the lower atmosphere under our hot dome of high pressureThe hot weather felt across much...

A strong ridge of high pressure continues to hold for day 4 of the sunny & warm weatherAfternoon highs today will be similar to yesterday; around 23 for YVR, 27...

High pressure will continue to shield the south coast from any rain or major cloud coverage for at least the next 5 days..and possibly beyondThere will be some coastal overnight...

Expect much of the same weather this week with high pressure keeping skies mainly sunny and temps warm right through the weekendTemperatures will get up to the 23-24 range for...

Some sunny break to start the day under what's left of a high pressure ridge, but an approaching Pacific system will bring overcast skies in by this afternoonVancouver may see...

After breaking several daily temp records across the province with afternoon highs into the 30s (West Van, Victoria, Pitt Meadows to name a few), it's another warm one today. Look for...

Happy Canada Day! Hope you can get out and enjoy a beautiful birthday celebration. Other than a few clouds, high pressure is keeping us clear and warm today..and for the...

High pressure now dominating across the south coast (and for much of the province) for a fantastic forecast; sunny and warm for the next few daysHeat will be building for...

The Pacific system moved through Vancouver early this morning already bringing about 5 mm of rainBehind the system, showers will continue for the rest of the day and into Saturday...

Our ridge of high pressure will bring us one more glorious day if sunshine and warm temps before breaking down tonightClouds will spill into the south coast this evening...

Couple Nice Days Ahead...June 25th

June 25, 2014 2:39 PM

High pressure has built in for much of BC leaving us with mainly clear and warm day..temps getting back p to the low 20s this afternoon. Look for lovely North...

Sun Slow to Return...June 24th

June 24, 2014 12:21 PM

A cold front moved through Vancouver last night bringing a round of rain and dropping tempsShowers will linger for much of the day today with temperatures struggling to get above...

After a gorgeous mix of sun and cloud for our first summer weekend...Monday is also starting off on a dry & warm noteAfternoon highs should still get up around 23...

High pressure is helping to clear us out in Vancouver after a cold front brought a good round of downpours last nightBehind the front winds are brisk from the NW...

A low pressure system approaching from our southwest has already ushered in showers this morning along the warm frontOn and off rain will continue through the day until the cold...

High pressure ridge continues today keeping us dry. Morning cloud will begin to break up for a mix of sun and cloud this afternoonA cold front is sliding down the...

Mainly Nice Week Ahead... June 17th

June 17, 2014 11:54 AM

A ridge of high pressure is building in nicely behind the unsettled weather over the past few days bringing us mainly sunny skies and afternoon highs into the 20sA mix...

Mainly Dry Week Ahead...June 16th

June 16, 2014 1:39 PM

An unsettled airmass remains in place over the south coast this morning bringing isolated showers and t-storms to North Van and the Fraser ValleyThis same airmass led to some isolated...

Unsettled Next Few Days...June 12th

June 12, 2014 3:46 PM

A spinning upper level low that is sliding into Washington state today will be our main weather feature over the next few daysAlthough the day started out with sunshine, instability...

The south coast gets to sit between systems for the next few days, under the influence of a high pressure ridgeSkies cleared out nicely overnight and will remain as a...

A round of steady rain moved across the south coast this morning but is moving quicklyVancouver is already starting to get behind the system and clearing skies should follow by...

Wind gusts early this morning were up to 60 km/h at YVR... and still gusting to 50 km/h at 11 am behind yesterday evening's cold frontWinds will begin to ease...

More Sunny & Warm Ahead...June 5th

June 5, 2014 2:01 PM

High pressure continues to dominate just off our coast bringing more clear skiesWinds are also becoming light this afternoon after a breezy past few evenings..and afternoon highs will continue to...

Lingering moisture and strong winds off the coast once again led to an overcast start to the day...as well as some coastal fogBut things are starting to clear out and...

After a great weekend, our dry ridge of high pressure continues to hold strong across the south coast. Winds will remain a little gusty though from the NW, especially by...

The upper level low that has been sitting off our coast the past few days is now tracking inland over the Washington coastAs a result, moisture is being wrapped around...

A low pressure system is still sitting stationary off our coast today, bringing a few high clouds and afternoon cumulus to the south coast, but we will not likely see...

A lower pressure system is sitting and spinning in our upper atmosphere over the next few daysThis makes for an 'unstable' environment and even though we are getting a nice...

The cold front of our Pacific rain-maker is sliding across the south coast late this morning...behind the front westerly winds will help clear out the showers, and clouds tooMost of...

After a great start to the day for the lower mainland, clouds will begin rolling in this afternoon ahead of a low pressure systemA few showers could begin as early...

High pressure attempts to hang on for one more day although breezy winds and higher clouds are keeping us from the Summer feel of yesterdayTemps will still get up to...

A ridge of high pressure continues to build today over the south coast bringing manly sunny skies and temperature into the low 20s. Nice one out thereA Pacific system is...

Temps will climb up into the mid 20s for much of the south coast today (~22 for Vancouver) with lots of sunshineOur ridge keeps us dry and maybe a degree...

More Nice Days Ahead...May 13th

May 13, 2014 12:36 PM

 High pressure continues to protect southern BC from rain but some high and mid cloud snuck in this morning with a system that is sliding north of usSun is already...

High pressure will continue this week over the south coast, keeping us protected from an approaching systemsLook for lost of sunshine, other than high clouds that sneak in over the...

A few lingering showers and lower clouds are still dotting the south coast skies this morning after over 20 mm of rain fellThe system that brought the rain continues to...

Heavy Rain Tonight.. May 8th

May 8, 2014 12:45 PM

A Pacific system has spread overcast skies across the south coast this morningShowers will start around noon with heavier rain picking up tonight. Totals will be between 20-40 mm by...

High pressure keeping our skies mainly clear today... just a few north shore cumulus..Temps are also quite mild; 17 for Vancouver today and approaching the 20s for the valleyOvernight tonight...

Nice Few Days Ahead...May 6th

May 6, 2014 12:31 PM

Clearing skies will give way to a sunny afternoon with warm tempsUnder a high pressure system Vancouver will enjoy mainly dry weather through to Thursday before a few showers sneak...

After hitting the mid to high 20s across much of the south coast yesterday, Vancouver gets one more good start before the weather takes a turnClouds and gusty winds will...

Warmest Day this Week! May 1st

May 1, 2014 2:35 PM

Most stations across the south coast getting into the low 20s todayMay see a few records fall..warmest day for mist since in at least 7 monthsFew high clouds today in...

Even though we are off to a cloudy start to the day, high pressure keeps us mainly protected from a system sliding inland to our northwestAs the front continues to...

Big Warm-up This Week...April 28th

April 28, 2014 12:25 PM

High pressure will lead to mainly sunning skies and building heat over the next few daysA small system will skirt through our region tonight into tomorrow morning however, tracking to...

Lovely mix of sun and cloud todayApproaching Pacific system will spread clouds through Saturday and rain by Saturday nightLooks like it could be a showery Sun Run on SundayNext weather...

Mixed bag out there this afternoon after steady rain moved through last nightSunny breaks will continue but so will risk of a shower...same story tomorrow. Still a touch on the cool...

Downpours, rumbles of thunder & small hail all reported this morning across Vancouver as a spinning low pressure system pushing onshoreShowers should taper off after noon for some sunny breaksRain...

A nice mix of sun and cloud today behind the cold front that moved through overnightWinds are breezy from the west but traces of blue skies is making for a...

A Pacific system has stalled over Vancouver Island today, keeping the heaviest of the rain to the west of usVancouver will remain right on the edge of the front so...

Rain, Rain, Next Two Days...April 16th

April 16, 2014 12:25 PM

A pacific soaker is bringing steady rain to the south coast today. Already ~10 mm has fallen since it began this morning with another 10 mm todayWe may get some...

Unsettled Week Ahead..April 15th

April 15, 2014 12:29 PM

After a nice start to the day for the south coast, a new system is approaching from the west that's already helping to break down our lovely high pressure ridgeA...

After a glorious weekend of sunshine and warm temperatures, a more unsettled weather pattern returns this weekTemps hit the high teens, low 20s across the south coast yesterday with daily...

A weakening cold front is sliding through the south coast this afternoon bringing a few very isolated showers and some continued mid-level cloudsBut high pressure is rebounding quickly and clearing...

High pressure continues to hold for the south coast despite an approaching frontal system that has brought an overcast cloud deck to Vancouver todayNo precip is expected today, thanks to...

High pressure is now firmly in place across the south coast keeping skies mainly sunny and temps seasonal todayBreezy morning winds are dying down as well as we head into...

A cold front brought some light rain (~5 mm) this morning to the south coast, but is quickly tracking eastward out of our regionBehind the front, we may see some...

A Pacific low pressure system is pushing into BC from the north today & tomorrow. Ahead of the main event tomorrow morning, a few showers and overcast skies started the day...

A Pacific frontal system is sliding inland today bringing a full day of light rain to VancouverThe cold front of the system should pass by this evening meaning rain will...

High pressure is trying to hold on for one more day across the south coast, but an approaching Pacific weather system in already bringing in some more clouds to the...

Couple More Sunny Days...April 1st

April 1, 2014 12:27 PM

High pressure continues to dominate most of BC bringing sunny skies today and for much of tomorrow tooA sea breeze for most of the day will make temps feel a...

A nice ridge of high pressure is building across the south coast bringing continued sunny skies, breezy winds and mild temperatures for the next few daysA low pressure system is...

A Pacific frontal system is pushing onshore today bringing rounds of steady rain to the south coast. Already 7-15 mm has fallen through the overnight periodWe will likely get a...

Our spinning low sitting just off the coast swung around some steady showers overnight. Light drizzle continued this morning but generally conditions are improving as we head into the afternoonParts of...

Slight break today with partly cloudy skies as we continue to sit under the direction of an upper level low pressure system spinning off the coastThe system will spin in...

Scattered showers will pick up to steady rain this afternoon as a system slides through the south coastAn isolated thunderstorm is also possible today with gusty winds as the center...

 A cold front pushed through the south coast last night bringing 12-22 mm of rain to Vancouver, along with a fresh 20-25 cm to the local mountains, but also a...

Lower cloud along with a few spits and spots were the morning weather stories today thanks to a westerly flow keeping the air mass fairly moistThe risk for a brief...

Happy St Patrick's Day! Who was the real deal? Strong winds and clearing skies have been the main story this morning across the south coast with gusts over 75 km/h over...

Our ridge of high pressure held strong last night, letting only a few drops of rain in to metro Vancouver. Sun back out for most this afternoonBut, our ridge is...

A lovely ridge of high pressure continues to hold across southern BC bringing another day of mainly sunny skies and double digit temperaturesA weak cold front is tracking down the...

Our ridge of high pressure is now firmly in place across southern BCMainly sunny skies and seasonal temperatures are on tap for the next three days, with patchy overnight fogPatchy...

Taste of Spring This Week...Mar 10th

March 10, 2014 1:05 PM

An upper level ridge of high pressure continues to build in across the south coast today, blocking any soggy weather from us over the next few daysSkies will be mainly...

After a nice start to the day for many, a few showers are still on tap to brush the south coast this afternoonHowever today is generally a dry day as...

The latest storm system has already brought at least 20-30 mm to Vancouver over the past 18 hours. Rounds of rain will continue through to this evening for another 5-10...

The latest round of moisture for the south coast is coming courtesy of a weak frontal system that is sliding inland todaySteadier rain has picked up across Vancouver in the...

After a very icy morning for parts of the Fraser Valley, freezing rain warnings remain in place today for parts of the sea to sky highway but have now ended...

Our ridge of high pressure holds for one more day, bringing lots of sunshine and temps into the low teens this afternoon across much of the south coastBut it's weakening..by...

After a few very isolated overnight showers, much of the south coast is left with another gorgeous afternoonTemps across Metro Vancouver are getting up to the high single digits today...

Overnight and morning fog is once again burning off nicely, leaving us with a lovely mix of sun and cloud this afternoonTemps will stay below seasonal this afternoon, only getting...

A stream of moisture brought almost continuous snow to the southwest corner of BC over the past 3 days. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall summary with both Monday's totals and...

A series of systems have slid through extreme southwestern BC since Saturday bringing a wide range of snow totals to the regionLooks like we have technically had 3 separate systems...

First off, A 'Special Public Avalanche Warning for Most of BC's Mountainous Regions' was issued today because of the long dry period we had followed by massive amounts of snow...

I imagine I am not the only Canadian running behind today- but what a game!!! Well done ladies in the curling & the hockey. So much fun (and stressful) to...

A lovely Wednesday for most across the south coast, although rain & snow showers are still popping up for the North Shore as we head into the afternoonThe next system...

A Pacific storm (#7 since last week) is moving onshore today bringing gusty winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Some reports of wet snow mixing in for higher elevations...

Stormy WeekendTwo separate storms this weekend brought heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds to the south coast.About 1,700 residents on B.C.'s south coast woke up to no power on...

A few lingering showers are all that stand in the way of another decent afternoon across the lower mainland. Another 10-25 mm fell across metro Vancouver last night, with another...

Last night`s rain brought a general 5 mm to metro Vancouver..but another 10-15 cm for the north shore mountains, Whistler, the mountain passes AND 24 cm to Mount Washington leading...

The south coast is in between systems today, leaving Vancouver in mainly sunny skies with just a risk for an isolated showers, before storm #3 moves in tonightLast night's wet...

The next in a series of low pressure systems hitting the coast over the next few days will begin spreading heavy rain later this afternoon and through the overnightRainfall warnings...

A strong Pacific frontal system is spreading mild air and lots of precip across southern BC todayThe system started off as snow for most of Vancouver overnight but changed over...

Our arctic ridge that has brought us such cold and clear weather will hold strong for one more dayOvernight clouds with a system bringing snow to the south of BC,...

Our arctic ridge continues to hold strong across BC, ushering in strong easterly winds through the valleys to give the south coast a taste of the frigid air mass for...

Temps at YVR dropped down to -7 early this morning with wind chills making it feel like -12. A number of daily low temp records fell this morning including Van...

With the wind chill YVR felt like -11 this morning and there is lots more cold where that came from in the week aheadAn arctic ridge will remain anchored over...

A 7-10 cm of fresh snow for the local mountains last night with snow levels down around 600 m. But that's pretty much it for substantial precip in the long...

A modified arctic air mass is sliding down from the NE to the south coast today bringing heavier rounds of showersAs temperatures drop tonight, precip should start to taper off...

2-7 mm has fallen across the south coast overnight with drizzle continuing through the day todayConditions will gradually dry up this afternoon and through Thursday but mainly cloudy skies will continue...

Drizzle continues to be the today's story for most of Vancouver, but a steadier round of moisture is quickly moving in from the southSteady rain will begin this evening for...

Our incredibly strong high pressure system that has been in place basically for the last 15 days, will finally see it's demise thanks to an approaching Pacific system tonightIf we...

** Afternoon Update **Just got some great numbers back from Environment Canada regarding our incredible dry stretch for Vancouver. Today is day 12 of no rain in what is usually...

With our high pressure ridge now firmly in place, dry weather will continue to dominate the forecast for the next 4-5 daysUnder the ridge fog and low clouds will continue...

Our high pressure system has re-established over the Pacific and will be strengthening over the next few daysTemperatures will be quite mild all week as well: 7-8 degree afternoon highs...

A break today from our inversion, means a break from the fog and warm mountain temps. The change-up is thanks to an approaching Pacific system that has already spread mid...

A high pressure system will remain stationed over much of southern BC this week leading to foggy and cool weather along the coast & valleys, but blue skies and warm...

- Our ridge of high pressure continues to dominate today, bringing clear skies and warm temps aloft, and socked in fog below- With moisture trapped in thanks to a surface...

Incredibly Dry Forecast Ahead...Jan 16th

January 16, 2014 12:46 PM

Looks like we got all our Jan rain out last weekend as our high pressure ridge keeps the south coast protected for at least the next 7 daysAn inversion has...

A high pressure ridge is hanging on just to the south of us, strengthening over the next couple of daysMorning fog will continue to increase over the next few days...

Dozens of daily high temp records fell yesterday across the south coast with a mild airmass in place and easterly flow for much of the day. Vancouver & Victoria airports...

A high pressure system is building in across southern BC today that will stick around for the week ahead bringing mainly dry conditionsA nice follow-up week to a very soggy...

A strong low pressure system is intensifying as it approaches the west coast today. The warm front will begin to spread rain across the south coast this afternoon, becoming heavy...

After a record dry December, January is starting off on a very soggy noteBetween 10-30 mm of rain has already fallen since Tuesday for Vancouver, with the strongest system still...

A general 18-25 has already fallen across Vancouver since it began yesterday morning..getting more than half of that since midnight last night as the rain picked upThe cold front associated...

A weak system that is moving inland today will continue to bring light rain to the South coast through the day & evening..heavier rain picking up tonightAnother system will arrive...

Our weekend ridge of high pressure is sinking south today but allowing for one more sunny, but sub-zero startClouds will increase this afternoon though as a frontal system approaches the...

As the cold front moved through Vancouver last night, winds gusted to over 80 km/h at YVR..still breezy this morning from the WNW but easing tonightThe same system brought over...

By far the best weather across the country will be in BC 's south coast tomorrow as the rest of Canada continues to sits in extreme coldMuch of Metro Vancouver...

I will be heading down to do the annual polar bear dip in English Bay for 2:30 pm. Cray.http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/polar-bear-dips-deep-freeze-won-t-dissuade-swimmers-1.2481075Polar Bear Dip 2013...Vancouver - Rain Starts TonightTemps in English Bay will...

Happy New Year everyone! All the best in 2014Mist, drizzle and fog have been reported at YVR for the past few hours. Clouds should lift a little in the next...

Unsettled But Mild Week Ahead... Dec 30th

December 30, 2013 12:34 PM

Southern BC remains under the influence of a moist airmass, with westerly winds bringing in rounds of drizzle today. Some sunny breaks too though.Steadier light rain will move in this...

Snow began last night around 10 pm for Vancouver and continues to fall into the noon hourMany commuters woke up to 5-9 cm of accumulation on the groundSnowfall totals from...

Snowfall warnings are in place for much of the province as a warm front approaching our coast brings lots of moisture for the cold air that is in place. Tomorrow...

Snow Update (3:30 pm PT)Looking more and more likely that tomorrow evening through Friday morning will be a big snow event for Vancouver. Some indications put snowfall amounts as high...

Some light rain this morning fell across the south coast as a weak cold front slid through the region. Winds are a little breezy behind the front, especially by the...

High pressure has moved in across the south coast, but instead of clearing skies out, it has trapped low-level clouds and moisture in placeThe risk of drizzle will remain in...

Light drizzle will continue through the day today and the risk will remain through Saturday morning as wellTemperatures continue to warm up and should hit a seasonal 7 this afternoon,...

A band of rain is just moving through the lower mainland now (just after noon), as a cold front swings through the south coast Rain will continue through the day for...

A strong low pressure system has now spread heavy snow across the northern coast & interior. Snowfall warnings remain in place from Dease Lake to Caribou for up to 40...

With temperatures hovering around zero this morning across the south coast, precip from our moist northwesterly flow has been switching between light snow, drizzle and freezing drizzle, making the morning...

After a frigid, but sunny weekend, we trade the arctic wind chills for light snow over the next couple of daysHigh pressure still dominates offshore, but it is directing Pacific...

Snow has begun to accumulate now in downtown Victoria after starting just in time for the morning commute. A special weather statement is in place for the island for as...

Our cold and very dry arctic airmass is now entrenched across the province. Temps at YVR git down to a -5 this morning and we will only be a couple...

Temps last night got down to -3 for YVR in clear skies with afternoon highs struggling to get much above 3 this afternoonWinds are still gusty today by the water...

A few light rain showers moved through Vancouver this morning behind a major frontal system that brought heavy snow to the BC interior last night as wellSnowfall warnings are still...

Our high pressure system continues to bring cold but clear air for Vancouver. Temperatures got down to -3 last night at YVR, feeling like a -6 wind chillSome fog spotted this...

Our strong ridge of high pressure continues to dominate the weather across southern BC right through to early next weekThis morning, temps at YVR got down to -4 degrees and...

Cold enough for ya? Temperatures got down to -2 at YVR last night, making it the coldest night since Jan 13th! And even though winds were only ~10 km/h this am,...

Yesterday's rain is history today now that the system has moved inland, being replaced by a cold high pressure system. Metro Vancouver saw between 10-15 mm yesterday, with most of it...

A westerly flow ahead of a Pacific low pressure system will continue to usher in rounds of showers today to Metro VancouverSteadier rain is on tap for this evening before...

After breaking a second temperature record in a row yesterday at 13.9 degrees at YVR (tied from 1971), more seasonal air in place todayThe warm 'pocket' of air has sunk...

An unstable, but mild airmass is in place across the south coast of BC. Chance of an isolated shower will remain in the forecast especially for the north shore and...

The bulk of the rain has now moved across metro Vancouver and is now tracking into the BC interiorThe system is pushing warmer air across the province and with cooler...

A mix of sun and cloud will dominate the rest of the day ahead of a system that will bring rain for tomorrow morningThe system is sitting in the upper...

A nice mix of sun and cloud is in place today across most of the south coast as we sit between two systemsThe next weather-maker will approach from the west...

The bulk of the heaviest rain has now moved through the south coast. Rainfall totals were between 14-23 mm for Vancouver, with higher amounts towards the north shore.. all falling...

BC Storm Starts Tonight...Nov 6th

November 6, 2013 12:29 PM

A developing area of low pressure will approach the extreme South Coast of British Columbia tonight, bringing lots of rain, gusty winds and heavy snow the the mountain passes A special...

Light drizzle and low cloud continue this afternoon after moving in overnight.. not much more than 1-3 mm across Metro Vancouver with this eventA few more showers to move through...

After Saturday's big storm, high pressure built in nicely for a clear but crisp Sunday. Clear & crisp sticks around for today.Temperatures last night got down to -1 for YVR...

Strong winds, heavy rain, and snow for the mountain passes will begin tonight and last through Saturday for much of southern BCAn intense low pressure system is bringing the punch...

Light drizzle and mist have been falling across the south coast since yesterday evening. 2-10 mm fell since yesterday for the Vancouver area with light precip and low clouds continuing...

After almost no rain since Oct 7th (small amounts for some on the 27th) brilliant blue skies have one more kick at the can todayTemperatures last night in the cool...

A ridge of high pressure has built back in for the south coast bringing continued blue skies today and tomorrowWinds at low-levels are mixing the air nicely so no fog!...

Stat Update.. Stat! Oct 24th

October 24, 2013 5:19 PM

Just wanted to share some interesting stats I've gathered after chatting about data with Environment Canada. So nice to be able to work with those guys!So far, for Oct 2013:...

Although parts of Vancouver woke up to sunshine for the first time in a week...other sections still shrowded in fog. YVR continues to report low visibilities and fogHigh pressure and...

Today is Day 7 of the prolonged fog event affecting the south coast. YVR reported zero visibility for about 8 hours last night and visibilities were low right across Vancouver...

Creepy Days to Continue..Oct 22nd

October 22, 2013 12:52 PM

The fog event continues for Vancouver today with some of the worst visibilities yet this morning. YVR got down to less than 400 m visibility and less than 60 m...

Picture from Kyle Howe. Dog Mountain this weekendThe foggy weather will continue for the next few days for the south coast thanks to that same high pressure system keeping...

Foggy Weekend Ahead..But Dry!...Oct 18th

October 18, 2013 12:28 PM

With our high pressure system locked in place over BC, fog will continue to stay socked in for the better part of the weekend for VancouverAbove about 300m, skies are...

A high pressure system is locked in place over BC for at least the next week, and will continue to bring morning fog and afternoon sun for the south coastThe...

I'll be off for a few days starting tomorrow so enjoy your Thanksgiving! Sunday and Monday look beautiful..A nice mix of sun and cirrus to start the day off but...

Lingering moisture and an upper level low moving south of BC this am led to a few morning showers across the valley as well as thunderstorms for our friends in...

Gorgeous sky to start the day but clouds are steadily rolling in from the northwest ahead of a frontal system that is sliding southRight now the front is draped over...

An upper level ridge of high pressure has built in over most of BC today, pushing out the unsettled and cool airmassSkies cleared overnight last night but some shallow to...

Our cold, low pressure system sitting off shore that has been responsible for the unsettled weather as of late has once more good fight left in it todayShowers, gusty winds and...

The jetstream is digging down low across BC, keeping cool and unsettled air locked in place for the next few daysRounds of showers and large cumulus clouds will remain in...

A rapidly intensifying Pacific low pressure system made landfall along north-Central Vancouver Island near Estevan Point Sunday evening bringing hurricane force winds and heavy rain.Top wind speeds reached hurricane force...

The first wave in a series of systems over the next few days is bringing moderate rainfall to the coast for the first half of Friday. Rain will taper to...

Sunshine and temps in the high teens will stick around for one more day today before the first of a series of storm system move into the south coastClouds will...

A nice ridge of high pressure has built in for the BC coast bringing sunshine and warming temps today and tomorrowChilly starts with some fog will give way to afternoon...

The cold front continues to slowly track towards the south coast today, after bringing +100 km/h winds to central coastal sections yesterday. Wind warnings have now ended and winds are...

Harvest Moon put on a good show last night in VancouverHigh pressure holds for one more day bringing temperatures into the low 20s and a mix of sun and cloud...

A brief high pressure system has built in place for southern BC bringing generally dry conditions with a nice mix of sun and cloud today and tomorrowThe next Pacific storm...

Our general southwesterly flow will continue to keep clouds in for Vancouver through the afternoon but we should get some good sunny breaks as wellTemperatures will struggle though to get...

Fall Weather Here to Stay...Sept 16th

September 16, 2013 12:27 PM

An upper level, Pacific low pressure system (the Fall variety) will continue to usher in a moist and cool westerly flow for at least the next weekBeginning yesterday evening, rounds...

Mainly clear skies and warm temperatures will continue through Saturday thanks to continued high pressure to our east. Temps will be slightly cooler today with the marine influence back in...

Yesterday saw many records fall across the province with afternoon highs into the low 30s, including some very old records: http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/SWS_bulletins_e.html?prov=bcToday, high pressure is still in place and we will likely...

More high pressure today means more sunshine and summer temps across much of the provinceThe flow around the high pressure system this afternoon will come in offshore.. meaning we won't...

Record Heat Ahead for Vancouver...Sep 10th

September 10, 2013 1:42 PM

Other than early morning fog, skies are blue and temperatures continue to heat up this week for much of the provinceHigh pressure is now well in place and tomorrow, the...

Summer's Back in Full Force this Week

September 9, 2013 12:27 PM

High pressure has built in off the west coast and will stick around right through to at least the start of the weekendThis means sunny skies and summer warmth with...

A stormy night for some is giving way to a grey and showery Thursday for manyThe low pressure system responsible for spinning around the showers from the SE is slowly...

Our upper level low responsible for our 'weather' this week. Lots of moisture in place leading to morning mist & fog and but most of the south coast catching some...

A very wet start for those back to school today! A couple strong lines of rain tracked from south to north across the south coast this am. Last night, some...

A few morning showers (as well as a clap of thunder!) rolled through Vancouver thanks to a low pressure system that has moved in off our coastBands of clouds and...

A serious line of storms tracked across the south coast last night between 11pm and 12am. One hour rainfall rates are impressive and they came with 1000 lightning strikes and...

Preliminary rainfall totals since last night: Van Harbour: 30mm, YVR: 9.2mm, West Van: 25.4mm. Rainfall rates were coming down at around 10-12 mm per hour this morning too!Rainfall warnings still...

Last night was the first significant rainfall since June! West Van: 14mm, Harbour: 16mm, YVR: 13mm with as much as 20 mm for parts of the valley and the north...

A few showers lingered this morning after last night's rain but catching a few sunny breaks right now in between two systems. Winds remain fairly brisk by the waterThe next...

Our high pressure ridge that slid in Saturday afternoon gave us mainly sunny skies this weekend, and for the better part of this morning too.But clouds, gusty winds and showers...

A number of daily high temp records were broken yesterday across southern BC including Vancouver Harbour at 26.1, Victoria University at 26.8 and West Van at 26.7. It really did...

High pressure ridge remains in place over BC for one more day but will continue to track eastward tomorrowTemps will once again sit above seasonal this afternoon with mainly blue...

Our upper level high pressure ridge is now well established over BC keeping most of the province sunny this amTemperatures for the South coast will be above seasonal by a...

Summer's Back, for a Few Days...Aug 20th

August 20, 2013 12:38 PM

A new high pressure ridge has slid in from the SW and will direct clouds and weather up and over the south coast. The ridge will also bring in warmer...

After a mixed, but decent weather weekend, the weather pattern will return to a more summer-like outlook beginning tomorrowA general westerly flow will continue to bring a risk of showers...

A general southwesterly flow has set-up behind the frontal system that moved in yesterday meaning more clouds & showers in the next few daysA bit of a break from the...

First of all, Happy Pirate Pak day!!! I've waited a lot time for this day and it was well worth having a huge burger at 11:30 in the morning for....

After a cloudy start to the day, skies have cleared out across the south coast for another fair afternoonRight now we are sitting in a bit of an upper level...

An upper level low spinning off the southwest coast was responsible for the round of weekend rain across the south coastToday the low will slowly continue to push northward and...

An upper level ridge of high pressure is keeping a protective dome of sunny skies locked in for the south coast for the next few daysMorning fog will continue to...

Our upper level low sitting just to the sw of Vancouver is spinning in rounds of showers and lower clouds todayTemps are also on the cool side..struggling to hit 20...

Well we did it... we stayed rain-free until 12:39 am early this morning so July was officially the driest month on record for YVR since records began about 76 years...

While the day started off bright and sunny (minus the coastal fog), stratus clouds are already moving in from the south thanks to a a spinning low pressure system that...

As of mid-morning today, both YVR and YYJ have broken the all-time sunniest month on record, beating the old 1985 record of 388.1 hours of bright sunshine (ie not counting...

It's been over a month now of zero rain at YVR, or YYJ for that matter. A few drops of rain fell yesterday on the north shore with some convective...

Day 29 of no rain. It has now been a full month of not a drop at YVR. Last rain we saw at the station was June 27th. If we...

Day 28 of the dry weather..in case you're still counting. That means just 6 days until we beat the all-time driest July for YVR..and first completely dry month on recordA...

7 more days to go and we will have beat the old 1985 record for driest July on record. And the forecast looks good;A high pressure ridge remains stationed to...

Mainly clear skies will continue right through to the weekend under a high pressure systemMorning stratus and low fog will continue to move in through the early morning hours over...

The last time YVR saw accumulating rainfall was back on June 27th.. so it's been almost 25 rain-free days and counting for much of the lower mainlandThe ridge that is...

Best place to be across the country again this week is the BC coast! Few clouds this morning are lingering but in mainly sunny skies. High pressure dominates this weekend with temps...

Our lower cloud this morning., and lingering cloud through to the noon out will continue to scatter out for a nice afternoon. Temps are down to about a seasonal 21...

High pressure continues to dominate keeping skies mainly clear today Onshore flow may bring in lower stratus early tomorrow morning making for a grey start.. but back to the sun by...

Yesterday was the peak of the heat for southern BC with a high pressure dome in place across much of the province. A number of records fell Sunday but the...

A number of records fell yesterday across southern BC including Abbotsford at 33.3 and Squamish at 34.2The strong upper ridge of high pressure is holding for southern BC with afternoon...

A few showers will linger across the south coast today, along with mainly cloudy skies with the last of the moist air mass that has been in place for the...

Our low pressure system off the coast is slowly retreating westward bringing less showers each dayThe air mass though over the south coast remains moist & unstable though so risk...

After a wet, cool and windy morning for much of Vancouver, the risk of showers will remain in the forecast today.. but so will a chance for the sun to...

Our cold low pressure system continues to sit over the Pacific bringing showers to the south coastShowers will continue through the day and the valley may even see a thunderstorm...

As has been the story for the past couple of weeks for Vancouver, yet another upper level low pressure system has parked itself just off the south coast and is...

Periods of rain will continue in the forecast today as the low pressure system spinning just south of Alberta continues to push moisture across the province and into the south...

Wash-out Start to Summer...June 19th

June 19, 2013 12:58 PM

Our upper level low pressure system is tracking inland now bringing bands of showers to Vancouver today and through tomorrow The showers will become more steady early tomorrow morning The rain will...

That upper level low is beginning to push inland today..bringing the risk of thunderstorms to the mountains east of Vancouver and across Vancouver IslandFor YVR, after a few morning showers,...

A low pressure system has once again become stuck in our upper atmosphere and is spinning just off the coastThe system will bring the potential for afternoon/evening thunderstorms to the...

Stratus cloud and lingering showers will stick around for a few more hours before they scatter out late afternoonThe moisture is still thanks to the tail end of the upper...

Our low pressure system is finally packing up and moving out of the region...but the airmass is still unstable today meaning isolated tstorms still possible this afternoon..even with the generally clearing...

After a good round of heavy rain this morning, conditions have eased to showers. In fact we may even see some sunny breaks as we head into the late afternoonBut...

Our upper level low continues to spin and sink southward towards the south coast todayRounds of showers will continue through this afternoon and evening for Vancouver...but also getting a few...

A nice mix of sun and clouds will continue to be Monday's weather story.. A low pressure system anchored in the upper atmosphere just off our central coast will continue to...

A weak cold front has now slid through Vancouver bringing light rain and cooler tempsHowever, conditions are quickly improving behind the front. In fact looks like Vancouver gets into a...

After a round of clouds moved through overnight and lingered through the early morning hours... skies have cleared up nicelyTemperatures will get into the low 20s today.. with a couple...

Skies will be mainly sunny and temperatures above seasonal right through to Thursday thanks to a high pressure system sitting just off our coastTemperatures at YVR will get up into...

Skies are already starting to clear out nicely after a cloudier start brought on by lingering moistureHigh pressure will continue to build today and temperatures will also climb back up...

After a fairly dry morning, a round of showers are moving up from the south this afternoon thanks to an onshore flow behind yesterday`s rain-makerBy tomorrow though, a nice high...

Another 10-20 mm fell in the past 24 hours across metro Vancouver but the weather is changingFirst, we have to get through some heavier showers which are working there way...

Steady rain continues this afternoon for much of metro Vancouver thanks to a low pressure system sitting off the coast of Vancouver Island. Already 15-30 mm has fallen with the highest...

A low pressure system sitting just off the coast will push steadier rain into the south coast later this afternoon and into the eveningGusty winds will also pick up and...

Guess who's still here? That upper level low remains spinning in place in the upper atmosphere for another couple of days, although it is weakeningThe south coast has been in...

Our low pressure system that moved in early this week continues to spin in a stalled out position. However the south coast is now on the 'dry side' of the...

A low pressure system has moved in over BC in the upper atmosphere and has stalled out. Now it is just sitting and spinning up rounds of moisture from the...

A cold front moved through the south coast this morning bringing heavier rounds of showers to Vancouver. The showers are now breaking up but the risk will remain in place...

Light rain that moved in yesterday evening continued through the overnight and into the morning hours. But now that systme has weakened and warm, sunny breaks have already begun across...

Rain showers overnight and early this morning have given way to a few sunny breaks this afternoon. However a low pressure system just off the coast may swing in more...

Our stormy system that brought us a thundery start to the week has moved out of the south coast, leaving a more stable airmass for todayAlthough our general westerly, moist...

A general westerly flow will continue to bring in rounds of showers and back to seasonal mid teen temperatures over the next few daysA weak system will swing through the...

Our high pressure system sits offshore for one more day trying to hold off an approaching low pressure systemIt does the job today, bringing one more round of mainly blue...

Some stratus moved in again this morning with the marine layer but burnt off even quicker than yesterday. back to the blue for almost the whole provinceTemperatures today also a little...

The marine layer did indeed sneak in today..still seeing some lingering stratus through YVR and Coal Harbour. the clouds will continue to clear though for a mainly sunny afternoonHigh temperature...

At least 30 daily high temperature records broke yesterday across BC with the hot spot for Canada in Ashcroft at 34.6┬░COur Strong ridge of high pressure will continue to bring...

Dozens of daily high temp records fell over the weekend including some very old records. 12 daily high temp records broken yesterday on coast and 2 in the interior. Hot...

Sunny skies and warming well above seasonal temperatures are now our story today through to at least mid next weekOur ridge of high pressure just off the coast is cutting...

High clouds are rolling in this afternoon ahead of a low pressure system that is pushing showers down as far south as the sunshine coast...But our high pressure system holds on the south coast for just...

After another chilly low of 3 this morning for YVR, there is still a chill in the air today.. but lots of warm sunshineOur strong ridge of high pressure holds...

Temperatures got down to 4 degrees early this am with frost across parts of the city. A slow warm-up today to a cool 13 degrees. It feels brisk out there...

Very strong winds have moved in behind the cold front that slid through Vancouver overnight last nightWind warnings are still in place for metro Vancouver this morning. Gusts have been...

Vancouver had a few hours of the sun this morning but high cloud has now moved across the south coast as our ridge of high pressure flattens outLooks like the...

Yesterday YVR hit 15.5 degrees... our warmest temp since a 15.7 on March 31st. Lots of inland stations though hitting 20 degrees with the sunToday we are seeing a few...

A strong ridge continues to keep skies blue today and with winds now offshore, today will also be the warmest day this week. Also the warmest day since at least...

The few hours of high cloud this morning have sunk south of the border now and High pressure dominates across the provinceEasterly winds around the high are not quite strong...

High pressure reigns over the next few days bringing us sunny skies and a warming temperature trendA layer of high cloud may start the day off tomorrow though as a...

Yesterday's rain broke a daily rainfall record for YVR with 18.8 mm set back in 1943. In total, YVR has seen about 33 mm of rain although it has mainly...

On and off light rain has been falling since yesterday eveningTemperatures are also struggling to get much above 9 degrees for much of Vancouver todaySteadier rain will begin later this...

High pressure kept some morning sun in place for the south coast but high cloud is now streaming in ahead of a frontal system that is sliding down the coastClouds...

As our offshore high pressure system moves in today, blue skies will prevail.. Those NE winds that brought some t-storms to the mix yesterday are subsiding as well so temps...

Generally a nice mix of sun and cloud today for the south coast with high pressure building offshoreWe may still catch a scattered shower though as we head into the...

In a nutshell, almost the whole country is feeling a blast of Winter today. Almost all of the provinces under some kind of snow or ice warning except SK, MB who are...

A ridge of high pressure has built in nicely behind yesterday morning's cold front. Breezy winds are still gusting to 50 km/h today across Vancouver but the worst of the winds hit...

The cold front moved through Vancouver just before noon clearing out the rain but doing so with very strong winds gusts.Rainfall totals over the last 24 hours were around 30...

An Alaskan low pressure system continues to push up into the Yukon today, but the associated frontal system is draped across the the northern & central coast sectionsWind warnings are...

A cooler air mass remain is place across much of BC behind the last low pressure system that moved through yesterdayBelow seasonal, nay 'winter' temps are locked in over the central and...

The first system brought steady rain overnight to much of southern BC (~25-35mm in past 24hrs for Vancouver)... the rain is still falling across parts of the interior as the...

The rain has begun across metro Vancouver, rolling into YVR around 11amThis is the first in a series of 3 Pacific storms that will affect southern BC over the next...

Our weekend ridge has built back in behind yesterday's cold front for a relatively dry and sunny WednesdayTemperatures will bump back up to around 14 degrees for YVR and high teens out...

It`s all over for now folks. But we had a great run didn`t we? Dozens of daily temp records broke once again yesterday across BC with the hot spot for the...

What a weekend! Day 6 of the sunshine today for southern BC. Temperatures topped out yesterday in the high teens low 20s for many, breaking records for a few spots:Hope...

Fair weather & mild temps continue to be our story as high pressure sits just off our coastA few isolated showers have once again popped up around Victoria & out...

Fair weather reigns as a large ridge continues to stretch across the country..The warm sun is hot enough though to kick off some daytime heating leading to some good-looking cumulus near the...

Generally dry weather prevails this week with a gradual warming trendTemperatures will continue to steadily rise reaching peak values this weekend at around 16 degrees for Vancouver and into the...

Back home after a fantastic Irish holiday! Weather was great for the first 5 days- very Vancouver-like actually with sunshine, rainbows and rain clouds in a matter of minutes. Last few days...

The last day of the pineapple rain! Heavy rain fell over night bringing the 65 hour totals to over 127mm for North Vancouver. 145 mm to Maple Ridge but only 30 mm...

Last night the second wave of moisture brought another heavy round of rain through the overnight. 42 hour totals are now over 100 mm for Vancouver Island & the Fraser Valley and 15-80 mm...

Steady rain moved in yesterday evening along a warm front and will continue in on and off bands of intensity through the day today.Already 20-40 mm of rain has fallen...

The last of our glorious ridge of high pressure hangs on for the first half of Monday bringing variable skies to much of BC.An approaching low pressure system though will...

Our much anticipated high pressure moved over southern BC last night helping to kick out the lingering moisture.Some low level stratus is still hanging around the Georgia Strait but generally...

Our upper level low is gradually drifting southward and out of our region today. But remnant moisture from the last couple of days still lingers over the lower mainland. So light showers and lower...

Our upper level spinning low is gradually drifting inland today A few breaks for the first half of the day before a band of lightrain swings through this afternoon...

Showers/drizzle will linger today with a large low pressure system that is sitting and spinning in the upper atmosphere off our coast.Watch for heavier showers this evening and overnight as...

Our beautiful (and much deserved) blue skies stick around today! High pressure sits off the BC coast directing NW winds across the province again today. Looks like we will hit...

Rainfall warnings remain in place today as our moist and mild system continues to spread heavy rain across the south coast today and into Saturday. Stylewatch: junior in the rain...

Light rain began around 7 am across metro Vancouver and continues to pick up in intensity.- The strong frontal system that is pushing into the south coast today is tapping...

  A nice mix of sun and cloud to start the day for most of metro Vancouver as we sit between two systems.Cloud is already filling in though with afternoon...

  After a few patches of blue (if you looked really hard) clouds are increasing and showers are on the way. Showers will develop this afternoon and become steadier later...

Bit of a disturbance today on the back-end of Sunday's big rain-maker continues to bring unsettled conditions to the lower mainland today.Winds are fairly gusty behind this system as well...

Isolated, cold showers will continue today as our second frontal system this week slides onshore.Winds have shifted behind the front and are coming in at gusts up to 30 km/h at...

The first of several systems is rolling through the south coast today. Today's system is fairly weak but continued on and off showers will be the story for Vancouver through...

After a gorgeous weekend and start to the week...the pattern will turn showery for the week ahead.Nice way to get back to work after a long weekend with visiting friends...

Happy Valentine's Day! ie Happy Chocolate Day! The light rain moved in with the warm front right on cue overnight. And light drizzle and mist have continues through the morning.High...

High pressure just off the coast has punched up the general flow- now coming in from the northwest. However it is a fairly moist flow so overcast skies will move...

A heavier round of rain moved through metro Vancouver around the noon hour along a frontal boundary. Now mostly just drizzle for the afternoon with the continued onshore flow. Breezy conditions will...

Hope everyone who has the day off is enjoying the long weekend. Beautiful day yesterday. Even though high pressure is still in place over the south coast today, low stratus...

High pressure has now built in just off the coast and will prevail through the weekend for dry weather.Looks like there will be cloudy periods over the next few days...

Our rain-making low is shifting south this morning..allowing a high pressure ridge to build in off the coast. That will change our airflow from the soggy SW pattern we have been...

A Pacific storm will bring yet another round of rain and mountain snow starting tonight, along with gusty winds.The frontal system is sliding in from the SW but is getting...

Coming up in 5

February 5, 2013 3:19 PM

A cold front moving across Vancouver will continue to bring showers and gusty winds today...with another system en route for tomorrow...

Light rain moved in last night around 8 pm for metro Vancouver with heavier bands beginning about 4 am before tapering off after the 8 am hour.The cold front to...

A significant Pacific frontal system is approaching the south coast today. The cloud shield ahead of the system is already well in place across Vancouver along with the chance for a...

Morning fog has now begun to clear out.. along with some of the low level moisture. We are already beginning to see some sunny breaks towards the south- Richmond reporting...

Our morning rain with the latest warm front to slide on with our onshore flow is already starting to taper out across metro Vancouver - Fog is filling in though..likely...

On and off light rain and drizzle has been the story across much of metro Vancouver so far today as the stream of Pacific moisture continues. Steadier rain keeps on...

After a dry but grey start to the Tuesday, light drizzle has just started again at YVR. The full-on rain though is still a few hours away (probably after 3pm...

A rainy start to the week. On and off light rain this morning. A cooler airmass has moved down across the south coast with this latest disturbance so snow levels...

After a rainy and gusty evening, morning showers have given way to a break in the clouds.. Actually catching some good sun right across the south coast today. Temps up...

Other than an early morning shower, skies are fairly dry across metro Vancouver following yesterday's rainy day."We're gonna need a bigger boat" - The front continued to move through to...

Our Pacific frontal system has made it's way onshore this morning bringing light rain to metro Vancouver as well as milder temperatures. This is the first front in almost 2...

Another very foggy start across Vancouver.. and with temps getting down to -2 this morning at YVR, a little but of a wind meant wind chill factors were in the...

A high pressure ridge continues to hold for one more day...although the fog will likely not burn off for most areas, even into the afternoon.When the fog rolls in...- The next...

After dropping down to a -3 last night, the morning has started off chilly but beautiful. Low lying inlet fog with blues skies above.Our strong Pacific ridge holds firm right...

Another cloudy and cool start to the day. YVR temps dropped down to zero last night...Warmer air being directed up and over the south coast so Fort Nelson hit 10.8...

High pressure continues to be the dominating factor in Vancouver's weather over the next few days. YVR dropped down to 1 degree but many other locations dipped below zero. Untreated...

After a beautiful, but cold, weekend a weak disturbance imbedded in the otherwise dry northerly flow has brought a messy start to the week!Light drizzle has been reported all morning...

Temps at YVR got down to -4 last night! Back up to a 2 now but that's probably all we'll get for temps today...and through the weekend in fact.Lots of...

A cold airmass continues to sink down across BC. A northerly flow will continue to bring clear skies and falling temps through the overnight. What a sky this morning! -...

Our stormy system is finally exiting the province this afternoon after bringing record rain, heavy snow and gusty winds to much of the southern province. Total snowfall as of 6...

 An intense low pressure system is approaching the south coast this morning...and will track across Vancouver Island tonight.Ahead of the low, strong southeast winds are already picking up across Vancouver...

A frontal system is moving across the south coast bringing continued rain and windy conditions. The rain should taper off over the next couple of hours before an even stronger...

Light drizzle the story for most of metro Vancouver through the overnight and into this morning. A few reports of wet snow at elevation but temps at yvr stayed above...

Yet another very foggy morning for all of metro Vancouver..along with some reports of black ice and frost; lots of problems on the roads and bridges. YVR got down to...

I survived the English Bay Polar Bear Swim! I literally did the proverbial jump into the New Year...along with 2000+ others. Good fun and yes I am finally back up to...

Happy New Year's Eve!! Bundle up but leave the brollies behind for celebrations tonight. And even if it's just left-over cheese, soggy shrimp rings and Mr Bean...here's to a happy...

Happy holidays and a Merry Christmas to all! I had a lovely week and a bit off with the YYZ Wagstaffes but am back home and feeling good. And just in time...

Lots of sun today across metro Vancouver in the wake of the system that moved through last night. 18 mm at yrv last night with lots of reports of wet...

After a drizzly start..the steadier rain is en route. By 2pm ish most of metro Vancouver will be under the wrath of the front sliding down from the northwest.Snow levels...

Hallelujah Wednesday...Rain Back Tomorrow

December 12, 2012 1:12 PM

What a start! Lots of people enjoying the commute to work today with gorgeous light. Cloudy start but that made for the sun breaking through even better...getting more blue...

A cold front is sweeping across the south coast this morning bringing rain, mountain snow and breezy conditions. Temps have also dropped a degree or two in the last hour...

The general westerly flow brought a few rounds of showers this morning but look for things to clear up this afternoon. Winds are a little gusty though.. By tonight, winds...

A westerly flow is the weather pattern over the next few days. Imbedded showers will continue to be the story, as well as cooler temperatures and mountain snow. Crab Park-...

The weather pattern has changed from rounds of Pacific systems and mild air, to a dominate westerly flow meaning cooler air but showery rain.Showers will reapear this afternoon and evening although...

Winds have begun to ease and have shifted into the west over the South Coast, behind the front as it now tracks across the interior bringing heavy snow to hwy passes....

After a soggy week and Saturday....we are in a bit of a break from the parade of storms hammering the west coast. The next low pressure system will move across...

Pulses of heavy rain will continue to move across metro Vancouver today...but look for a break later this afternoon. Tonight heavier, and longer duration rain will slide in, right now...

The first of many Pacific lows brought waves of moisture and winds to the south coast starting yesterday afternoon. Metro Vancouver saw between 7-10 mm last night along with gusts...

It's a one-two punch for the west coast today; rain will start for the lower mainland later this afternoon with the first low pressure system, followed by strong overnight winds...

High pressure will allow dry weather to stick around for one more day...although with mainly cloudy skies. A Pacific low pressure system will begin to impact the south coast Tuesday...

After a gorgeous weekend...high pressure will continue to dominate through Tuesday. Dry weather and more blue skies will result in chilly overnights though- getting down close to freezing for much...

  Cold Front.. 3:30 pm...

Our big Pacific low moved in yesterday bringing impressive winds for many. It also made for fresh powder on ths slopes yesterday!  Whistler Blackcomb Haida Gwaii regionCumshewa Island     144 km/hSandspit            133 km/hCape...

Heading off to Whistler today for Blackcomb opening! Yes bringing the board. Felt very cool leaving my building this morning fully loaded with gear. "where you headed?" asked a neighbour...

After an evening that included not just rain & gusty winds, but small hail, thunder & lightning and downpours...more stormy weather in the forecast! A low pressure system is sliding...

Yes that was a little convenient that I planned a trip to Toronto the same weekend as our rain & wind storm but there has to be some perks to the job. Actually...

Some fog did develop for yvr early this am and lower cloud lingered through the morning hours with a weak onshore flow. But lots of sunny breaks today...we -may- see...

Showers will continue to move through the region today. Temps are steady though around 9..only dropping down to 7 tonight. kitkam.ca English Bay- Tomorrow, a weak high pressure ridge builds in...

After a few days of below seasonal afternoon highs and frigid overnight lows...temps will begin moderating this week. YVR only 5.3 yesterday and for the past 3 nights temps have...

Last night under clear skies temps dropped down to 1.5 degrees...that gets by as the coldest night of the season so far...and a degree or two colder tonight and again Saturday...

More Where This Came From...Nov 8th

November 8, 2012 12:27 PM

Temps dropped down to a 3 this morning for yvr...but it's a sky blue sky day. Could see some cumulus patterns later today but still mainly sunny.-Our upper level low...

Drier, Colder, Faster, Stronger...Nov 07th

November 7, 2012 11:59 AM

"Now that don't kill me, can only makes me stronger". I'm pretty sure Kayne is referring to a weather forecast that is cold but clear in this little ditty: - A cold...

Rain showers have now spread across Vancouver but are already beginning to taper. By late afternoon we could be looking at some brief clearing for a decent evening. Rain amounts...

Remember, remember the 5th of November, all you brits. And a lovely day at that. After a soggy weekend for most of the south coast a high pressure ridge has pushed farther north...

Vancouver will remain fairly dry today but starting this evening the next frontal system will bring rain to all. A good 15-25 mm tonight with gusty winds..and another 15-20 mm...

Test Video

November 22, 2012 3:44 PM

Hey there November...First though, a look at the deluge that was Halloween: a low pressure system off the coast of Oregon delivered sustained southerly winds to the south coast for...

It's a wet one out there! I think that statement is the equivalent to 'hot enough for ya?". Definitely full rain gear for trick-o-treaters tonight. Warnings out for Metro Vancouver,...

Wow..what a busy past couple of days. Will be following recovery efforts closely...just some incredible images coming out in the wake of Sandy. It made landfall as a powerful Post Tropical Storm...

Alright here we go mother nature round two: Latest Sandy Forecast:- The centre of hurricane Sandy is about 180 km SE of Atlantic City and 285 km SSE of NYC. Sandy...

Hi! The light rainshowers started around 1 am for yvr and have picked up a bit since 8 am as a weak warm front pushes inland...the actual front is dissipating...

Nice day eh? A high pressure has built in, bringing sunny & dry, albeit still cool, conditions to the region today. By this evening cloud will increase in advance of...

Here's Looking At You, Thursday

October 24, 2012 12:28 PM

Good day to you! Intermittent showers will continue this afternoon, but should diminish by late afternoon/evening, and then mainly cloudy...sunny breaks still possible! Temps still below the double digits with...

Good Afternoon! Last night the frontal system moving through the interior gave 10-20 cm of snow at high elevation passes along hwy 3..another 5-10 cm is possible this afternoon for...

Cool & Showery Next Few Days...Oct 22nd

October 22, 2012 12:21 PM

After a cool weekend that brought the freezing level down to below 1000m, the cool air will linger for the first few days of the new week. But just beuatiful...

We made it to Friday! The cold front of the same system that brought 20-40 mm to south coast yesterday (even 40 mm for east Van!) is now sweeping across Vancouver....

Good afternoon! Just some light drizzle to start the day for Vancouver, but the main front is quickly sliding in. Looks like the rain is just starting and will continue...

Afternoon!What a gorgeous day it was yesterday with clouds- here is a hipstashot my sister took down in Gastown. A cool start today as many of you noted... I had the...

Afternoon! Last night's frontal system that rolled onshore brought periods of heavy rain and strong wind gusts. Metro Vancouver only saw between 4-7 mm, Victoria 11 mm and Abbotsford 17...

More rain fell this weekend for most of the west coast than we have seen in the past 3 months! Weekend rainfall totals: Port Mellon: 154 mm, West Vancouver 111.1...

And then the Rains Came.. Oct 12

October 12, 2012 12:27 PM

However you feel about the first real rain event since July 22nd (and the long range soggy forecast)..even if it's secretly, or not so secretly happy, relieved, calmed, or resigned...at least we...

The Final Countdown.. Oct 11

October 11, 2012 12:17 PM

Remember the umbrella? Well time to dust that puppy off.. And you will be better off with the all-weather gear by the time we get to Sunday with the winds....

Rain Is Coming (Cue Raven).. Oct 10th

October 10, 2012 12:42 PM

Bit of a John Carpenter morning out there..that good ol' marine layer we were all missing is back for a second day. The real moisture comes Friday...and then the REAL...

Good Afternoon! And welcome to the webpage. Looking forward to sharing forecasts, interesting weather & science stories, and your tweets & pictures! And general musings too.. Keep checking back for new...

Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you are all enjoying sunshine, family, friends, good food today. Alone on the couch with take-out is fine too though! 16th Annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival by @Thomasso01...

Turducken or Tofurkey this year?At Least Another Week Sans Rain...Fire Risk Increases, Water Levels DropOur strong high pressure across BC maintains a dry northerly flow for the next week or...

Week 5: It has been 5 days since we last saw water. And nothing nore than a few mm in months. Made a fishing net out of an old coconut. What...

Wow...what a forecast. You may think that all I will have to do today is copy and paste the sun icon 7 times for the local forecast but I'll be...

Right on cue we had our first windy night in a while for Vancouver. But back to the sun today...and all week in fact. Now I know we are only...

I think we all owe Halifax a nod for taking one for the team..while Vancouver has come in driest on record for Aug-Sept...Halifax just saw their wettest September ever. Even...

Good afternoon, and goodbye September. I will be recapping our Septmeber stats early next week but if we only see a few showers thus afternoon, then this is looking like...

Heavy rain and strong winds continue today on north coast sections. Hard to imagine with the gorgeous day we've got going on in Vancoucer! But that front is headed south...weakening...

Good afternoon. Another beautiful dry day in the books...with another today, and tomorrow. Cooler though if you are in the shade, and even with the sun it is undeniably a new...

Summer's Not Dead... Sept 25, 2012

September 25, 2012 11:48 AM

Afternoon! I think Henry Rollins knew a thing or two about Fall in Vancouver: "We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We...

Morning! Well that wasn't so bad. Made it through our first Fall weekend. Crisp mornings and afternoons that cleared out: not too shabby. Another decent week ahead even as we...

Farewell Summer...

September 21, 2012 11:55 AM

Well....after a soggy and cooler start, not a bad way to end off a summer Vancouver. Not quite 6mm of rain since August 1st and although there may be a...

On the Radar... Thu Sept 20th

September 20, 2012 11:28 AM

Morning! Hazier skies this morning eh.. but still sunny and warm! The rest of the country looks on with envy. Except St John's who is trying to give us a...

On the Radar... Wed Sept 19th

September 19, 2012 11:10 AM

Good Afternoon! Here are some of the big weather & science stories I'm watching today..Chatted with David Jones from Environment Canada about some long range stats for BC. Looks like the...

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