After a hot sunny weekend, the Metro Vancouver weather forecast is calling for two weeks of sunshine.
What’s more, the forecast calls for some exceptionally hot temperatures. Specifically, Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the region.
On Monday, July 16th, the temperatures are will reach a high of 25°C; however, inland temperatures are expected to reach a sizzling 32°C. Afterwards, things cool down to 16°C overnight. With that being said, Tuesday temperatures are expected to rise back up to 24°C, with inland temperatures hitting 30°C.
Wednesday and Thursday will see similar temperatures, but things are expected to cool down on Friday.
On Saturday, however, temperatures reach 24°C with inland temperatures reaching 27°C. Sunday will reach 26°C on the coast with inland temperatures reaching 30°C.
Metro Vancouver Weather Heat Warning
Officials are warning the public of health risks associated with these soaring temperatures. Specifically, they are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.
Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.
For more information on heat-related illness, call HealthLinkBC at 811. Contact your local government to find out what services (such as air-conditioned buildings and public splash parks) are available in your area.
Looking for some ways to beat the heat? Check out these beautiful secluded lakes in BC! Also, make sure you get to taste some of Vancouver’s best ice cream during the toasty weather!