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5AM MONDAY – Air Quality Statement

Fraser Valley – After the special heat related weather statement had been issued for the Valley – the air quality has diminished. 4:42 AM PDT Monday 17 August 2020Special air quality statement in effect for: Fraser Valley – central including…




Valley Cool Down As Interior Wildfires Ramp Up

Fraser Valley – As we go through a cool down from the long heat wave (longest since 2009 with 10 days of over 30C) that doesn’t ean wildfire season is slowing down. There have been a few highway grass fires…


Mission Establishes Cooling Centres

Mission – Mission is establishing three official cooling centres open to all citizens when temperatures reach 30 degrees Celsius or higher. Three locations will be open as official cooling centres: The Mission Leisure Centre, 7650 Grand Street Mission Friendship Centre,…


Record Breaking Heat This Week

Fraser Valley – You have heard about it for a few days now, and Environment Canada has made it official. A special weather statement has been issued for the Fraser Valley, and the heat will make the Fraser Valley feel…



Fraser Valley Farmers Forced To Abandon Ripe Crops

Fraser Valley (CBC) – The prolonged intensity of this summer’s heat and the absolute lack of rain are causing serious problems for farmers in the Fraser Valley. “We’ve had hot weather before, but this concentrated season beginning with summer in…


Here Comes The Heatwave!

Chilliwack/Abbotsford – Temperatures are on their way to the neighborhood of 35 degrees this weekend, and the UV index will be nearing an 8 or more. That’s a high risk for sunburn and sunstroke, so you’ll want to make sure…