Weather

Snowfall warnings Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 for parts of the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress)

Winter storm warnings Thursday for Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon

Snow is expected to become heavier as day progresses with snowfall amounts of up to 30 centimetres

 

Snow falls as people listen to speeches before the annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver on February 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Pacific system to roll over parts of B.C., bringing wind, heavy rain or snow

Wind will be the problem in the Peace River region and Fraser Canyon

 

Highway 1’s northbound lane is closed north of Hope following a major vehicle incident. The highway is expected to re-open at 11 a.m. (Screenshot/Drive B.C.)

TRAFFIC: Crash that closed northbound Highway 1 outside Hope cleared

Roads in the area have accumulated snow this morning

 

Frigid weather persists across the Fraser Valley after Arctic air moved in and caused a brief hailstorm captured Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Frigid conditions in the Fraser Valley to persist this week

Watch out for Wednesday night in some areas where wind chill values could approach minus 20

Frigid weather persists across the Fraser Valley after Arctic air moved in and caused a brief hailstorm captured Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Cold weather keeping Sunday’s hail frozen into Monday, as captured in the petals of this late rose, as Arctic air covers the Fraser Valley and other parts of B.C. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Temperatures will continue to drop across the Fraser Valley with Arctic air blast

Expect strong outflow winds and brisk wind-chill across region Tuesday night, according to weather statement

Cold weather keeping Sunday’s hail frozen into Monday, as captured in the petals of this late rose, as Arctic air covers the Fraser Valley and other parts of B.C. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Horses stand in a sunny, snowy field on Camp River Road in Chilliwack on Jan. 2, 2017. According to Environment Canada, temperatures are expected to drop below freezing for the Fraser Valley this week. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

WEATHER: Temperatures expected to drop below zero in Fraser Valley as Arctic air moves through B.C.

Flurries in forecast tonight and Sunday, then sunny but cold weather for next week

Horses stand in a sunny, snowy field on Camp River Road in Chilliwack on Jan. 2, 2017. According to Environment Canada, temperatures are expected to drop below freezing for the Fraser Valley this week. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A mallard duck swims through Salish Pond in Chilliwack on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

WEATHER: Snow, rain in forecast for Fraser Valley

Fraser Valley has been treated to more than a week of mostly sunny weather, but it’s about to end

A mallard duck swims through Salish Pond in Chilliwack on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)

Snow forecast for parts of Lower Mainland this weekend

Environment Canada is predicting flurries and snow from Saturday to Monday evening

Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)
Two people on a paddleboard take advantage of a calm Cultus Lake on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

WEATHER: Forecast calls for lots of sun in Fraser Valley this coming week

Most of next seven days will be sunny for eastern Fraser Valley, according to Environment Canada

Two people on a paddleboard take advantage of a calm Cultus Lake on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
People walk through Sardis Park on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Farewell to fair weather in Fraser Valley

Typical rainy West Coast winter conditions in the forecast for the coming week

People walk through Sardis Park on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A small amount of snow is expected to fall mixed with some rain overnight Dec. 29 through to Dec. 30 in the Fraser Valley, but not enough to stick. The rain will continue through the weekend. (Black Press file photo)

Snow and rain expected tonight in Eastern Fraser Valley, but no accumulation

Several rainy days in the forecast for Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Hope

A small amount of snow is expected to fall mixed with some rain overnight Dec. 29 through to Dec. 30 in the Fraser Valley, but not enough to stick. The rain will continue through the weekend. (Black Press file photo)
Mallards and buffleheads wade together in Salish Pond downtown Chilliwack on Dec. 13, 2020. Rain is expected to come down steadily throughout the week across the Eastern Fraser Valley. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress)

Rain to stick around all week in Chilliwack, Abbotsford region

Weather Network offers a glimmer of hope for a white Christmas Eve

Mallards and buffleheads wade together in Salish Pond downtown Chilliwack on Dec. 13, 2020. Rain is expected to come down steadily throughout the week across the Eastern Fraser Valley. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress)
A woman walks her dog in Sardis Park on a rainy autumn afternoon Oct. 15, 2014. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Heavy rains in the next 24 hours for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

An intense frontal system over the B.C. coast today will bring up to 90 mm up to Tuesday midday

A woman walks her dog in Sardis Park on a rainy autumn afternoon Oct. 15, 2014. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A pedestrian makes their way through the snow in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

In British Columbia and the Prairies, forecasters are calling for above-average snowfall levels

A pedestrian makes their way through the snow in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Morning mist clears over the Hope Slough at Camp River Road on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress)

WEATHER: Sunny skies in the forecast for Chilliwack and Abbotsford

Rain and wind expected Sunday night through Monday morning, then clear skies

Morning mist clears over the Hope Slough at Camp River Road on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress)
A horse on Yale Road West in Chilliwack peeks out from its shelter at the rainy weather on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Several days of rain in forecast for Fraser Valley after single day of sunshine

According to Environment Canada, rain and showers are expected today until Wednesday

A horse on Yale Road West in Chilliwack peeks out from its shelter at the rainy weather on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
BC Ferries has cancelled more than a dozen sailings for Tuesday due to high winds in the forecast. (News Bulletin file photo)

BC Ferries cancels sailings to and from Vancouver Island due to adverse weather

Ferry corporation cancels 16 scheduled sailings Tuesday between Island and mainland

BC Ferries has cancelled more than a dozen sailings for Tuesday due to high winds in the forecast. (News Bulletin file photo)
Snow is possible in the higher elevations of the Fraser Valley and beyond today. (Black Press Media files)

Early wet snow possible in the higher elevations of the Fraser Valley

Onset of precipitation with falling temps will bring a risk of wet snow in areas above 300 m

Snow is possible in the higher elevations of the Fraser Valley and beyond today. (Black Press Media files)
Power may be disconnected when BC Hydro crews replace poles in the Smithers area. (BC Hydro photo)

UPDATE: 42,000 without power across Lower Mainland amid windstorm

Most outages appearing in Fraser Valley

Power may be disconnected when BC Hydro crews replace poles in the Smithers area. (BC Hydro photo)
People take in the sights and sunshine along the Vedder River Rotary Trail on March 19, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fog, clearing and then sunshine for the Fraser Valley

If the forecasters are right Wednesday might be last sunny day to get things done outdoors

People take in the sights and sunshine along the Vedder River Rotary Trail on March 19, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)