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FILE — Strong winds whip up waves as a woman and man walk along the beach at English Bay in Vancouver, on Sunday May 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Strong winds, gusts expected to hit central and southern B.C. on Labour Day

Winds are expected to peak Monday morning but conditions could remain gusty throughout the day

FILE — Strong winds whip up waves as a woman and man walk along the beach at English Bay in Vancouver, on Sunday May 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Heat warnings posted for parts of B.C. as temperature records have tumbled

The B.C. Wildfire Service reports 10 fires in the last two days

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Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior

Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior

Lytton was the hottest place in the province on Thursday

Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior
(Black Press Media file)

Environment Canada warns first heat of the season coming to southern B.C.

Environment Canada is warning residents to take measures to avoid overheating

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A Ring.com video shows a tornado lift a trampoline from a Saanich yard. (Ring.com)

VIDEO: Brief tornado tears through Vancouver Island neighbourhood

Footage captures moment trampoline is lifted and dropped down the street

A Ring.com video shows a tornado lift a trampoline from a Saanich yard. (Ring.com)
Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Much of what used to come down as snow now happens as rain

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study
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Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert and Port Hardy brace for heavy winds

Gusts ready to hit the communities at 120 km/h as Wednesday evening falls

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An electrical storm passed over Fernie on the night of July 23. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

VIDEO: Massive lightning storm passes over B.C.’s Elk Valley

A compilation of strikes seen from Fernie at around 1:30 a.m., July 24.

An electrical storm passed over Fernie on the night of July 23. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
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Wind warning in effect for B.C.’s northern coast

Environment Canada predicting 90 kilometre per hour winds until Wednesday afternoon

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UPDATE: Extreme winds knock down trees and put 2,860 residents out of power in Rupert

UPDATE: Extreme winds knock down trees and put 2,860 residents out of power in Rupert

Wind warning in effect on North Coast B.C. with gusts up to 90 km/hour

UPDATE: Extreme winds knock down trees and put 2,860 residents out of power in Rupert
Despite persistent snow, Prince Rupert had a warm March compared to last year. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

March temperatures nearly two degrees warmer on the North Coast

Average temperature for the month of March 7.3 degrees in 2018 versus 5.4 degrees in 2017

Despite persistent snow, Prince Rupert had a warm March compared to last year. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Jane Hidalgo and J.R. Reyes took advantage of the sun and warm weather in Prince Rupert on Sunday, Jan. 14, and spent most of the day outside. (Shannon Lough/The Northern View)

Hottest city in Canada

Bonilla Island’s weather station reported temperatures of 18°C, and Prince Rupert hit highs of 11°C

Jane Hidalgo and J.R. Reyes took advantage of the sun and warm weather in Prince Rupert on Sunday, Jan. 14, and spent most of the day outside. (Shannon Lough/The Northern View)
Environment Canada forecasts 2 centimetres of snow for Nov. 17. (Matthew Allen/The Northern View)

The first snowfall of the season for Rupert

Environment Canada says the snow in Prince Rupert will change to rain later in the day

Environment Canada forecasts 2 centimetres of snow for Nov. 17. (Matthew Allen/The Northern View)
Heavy rain on Oct. 23-24 caused many waterfalls and pooling along the Butze Rapids Trail. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Cold snap coming after a drier than normal October

Despite the extreme rain alerts, Prince Rupert only saw 229 millimetres by Oct. 27

Heavy rain on Oct. 23-24 caused many waterfalls and pooling along the Butze Rapids Trail. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
UPDATE: Mud slide causes power outage in Port Edward as heavy rain continues

UPDATE: Mud slide causes power outage in Port Edward as heavy rain continues

A wind and rain warning was issued for Oct. 23-24 with possiblity of flash floods

UPDATE: Mud slide causes power outage in Port Edward as heavy rain continues