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The heat continues!

Vancouver Island is heating up as a ridge of high pressure and a warmer air mass will bring a late season heatwave this week.

Environment Canada issued another heat warning for two sections of Vancouver Island, with a stretch of high temperatures expected tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday.

Temperatures are expected to cool down slightly starting on Friday, however they will still be in the mid to high 20℃.

The heat warning is in effect for east and inland Vancouver Island.

Areas of the warning include:

  • Courtenay to Campbell River
  • Duncan to Nanaimo
  • Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay
  • Inland Vancouver Island

According to forecasts, temperatures will reach near or above 30℃ during the day while early morning low temperatures will be 16℃.

The Greater Victoria area will see a high of 27℃ tomorrow and Wednesday, with clear skies at night.

The Sunshine Coast, Fraser Canyon and Howe Sound are also under heat warnings.

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