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Prolonged hot weather prompts heat warning

Story by Sharon Vanhouwe, Vista Radio VICTORIA, B.C. - If the term “heat warning” is new to you, that’s because it is a relatively new designation for Environment Canada as well. Meteorologist Doug Lundquist said Environment...

Heat wave hitting Coastal B.C. this week

VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C. – You’re going to want to stay nice and hydrated this week. Environment Canada is calling for some hot temperatures across Coastal British Columbia. Following a heat wave that hit the...

Special weather statement in effect for East Vancouver Island

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. – It’s going to be a hot weekend in Campbell River. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Eastern Vancouver Island. Affected areas include Courtenay to Campbell River, Duncan to...

Special weather statement in effect from Environment Canada

CAMPBELL RIVER, BC- The region could see some snow, starting tonight. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Eastern Vancouver Island, from Courtenay to Campbell River, as well as lower regions like...

UPDATE: Wind warning remains in effect

Campbell River remains under a wind warning Wednesday. Environment Canada says the affected area stretches from the city down to Nanoose Bay. The area is seeing gusts of up to 70 km/h thanks to an...

Snow, freezing rain possible today

We could see some snow and possibly some freezing rain today. A special weather statement from Environment Canada says precipitation from a Pacific low and front is going to mix with Arctic air from the...

Fog advisory for the east island

A fog advisory is in effect. Environment Canada says it stretches down the east coast of the island from Campbell River to Duncan. You can expect near zero visibility in some areas so be ready...

North Island expected to avoid snow

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C.- Mother Nature is making her mark on parts of Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast. Environment Canada noted that the centre of the low pressure system that's responsible for much of the...

Fog advisory remains in effect

Campbell River is still under a fog advisory. Environment Canada says you can expect near zero visibility in areas stretching from the city all the way down to Duncan. The fog is likely to last...

Fog advisory in effect

A fog advisory is in effect. It stretches along the east coast of the island from Campbell River down to Duncan. Environment Canada says you can expect near zero visibility. The fog is expected to...

Wind warning in effect

A wind warning is in effect. Environment Canada says an intense frontal system will move over the South Coast tonight. That will bring strong, southeast winds to our area. The strongest winds are expected to reach...

Campbell River sets cold record

It was a record day in Campbell River. Earlier this week the city was one of 26 places in British Columbia where a new cold record was set. Environment Canada says the previous record for...

Another round of snow on its way

Some more snow is on its way. A special weather statement from Environment Canada says Campbell River and down the east coast of the island can expect the white stuff tomorrow. It’ll be mixed with...

More snow on its way

We’re in for more snow today. In a special weather statement Environment Canada says arctic air combined with a low pressure system is to blame. Higher elevation places on the island are expected to get...

Snow comes to Campbell River

Depending on where you are in Campbell River, it could be snowing. Reports are coming in that some parts of the city are seeing the white stuff. In a special weather statement for the east...

Meteorologists Warn of Potential Snow This Weekend

We could be getting some flurries within the next few days. Meteorologist Doug Lundquist with Environment Canada says a combination of an arctic air mass moving down from the Interior of BC, and rain could...

Wind warning in effect

A wind warning is in effect for Campbell River. Environment Canada says we can expect gusting winds between 70 and 90 km/h starting tomorrow morning. They’ll ease up by the afternoon. These winds are strong enough...

Another fall storm on its way

Get ready for more rain. Environment Canada says another strong fall storm will hit the island early Wednesday. A special weather statement from the agency is calling not only for lots more rain but for...

Hot weather on its way

Get ready for a scorcher. In a special weather statement Environment Canada says the east coast of Vancouver Island, from Duncan to Campbell River, is in for a hot weekend. Temperatures will start to climb...

May long set for some warm weather

It's going to be a hot May long weekend. Environment Canada meteorologist Cindy Yu says some regions will see highs of close to and over 20 degrees on Vancouver Island and on the Coast....
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