Fraser Valley — SATURDAY UPDATE – More record fell on Friday. It was the Hottest May 10 for Abbotsford and Agassiz. Records from the 1920’s fell. Friday in Abbotsford was 27.7 degrees, it was the hottest May 10 since 1993 — the old record was 25.3.
Agassiz climbed to 28.9, topping 27.8C from 1924.
Chilliwack was 28.9C. The old record was 27.8 also in 1924.
There is a strong chance that records will be tied or broken on Saturday.
FRIDAY UPDATE – Mother Nature was in action Thursday and expect temperature records to be set again on Friday. Abbotsford hit 28.1C, the 1946 record was 26.7 C.
Chilliwack hit 27.7 C . The old standard was 27.5 C in 1987.
ORIGINAL STORY – Call it global warming or a really really nice spring surprise.
A solid high pressure ridge could give the Valley (and Metro Vancouver) record breaking temperatures. Some of the records go back to the 1940’s.
Temperatures may reach 28C in Abbotsford on Thursday. The 1946 record is 26.7 C.
Thursday record for Chilliwack is 25.6C (2015)… the mercury could hit 28C on Thursday.
UV Index is 7, or HIGH.