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Thursday, March 30, 2023


Wastewater discharge notice issued for Victoria after heavy rainfall

Residents are advised to avoid swimming or wading, or allowing pets in the water along these shorelines.

90 km/h wind gusts expected to hit Greater Victoria Tuesday morning

Batten down the hatches. The first storm of the season is on its way.

Get ready for rain: two storms will hit Victoria this week

Looking for an excuse to spend a day indoors? How about two.

Victoria weather forecast calls for sunshine this week

Stay as long as you'd like, sunshine!

Northern Lights illuminate Vancouver Island skies overnight (PHOTOS)

And a camera wasn't needed to see them!

Extreme heat forecasted for Greater Victoria this long weekend

Temps are expected to reach 30 degrees this weekend.
Smoke Victoria

Wildfire smoke is returning to Victoria’s skies today

So far, no air quality warnings have been issued.
Swift Tuttle Comet Perseid Meteor Shower

7 places to watch this weekend’s meteor shower in and around Victoria

Celebrate the clear skies this weekend with a night of stargazing!

Rain might finally return to Victoria this weekend

Don't hold your breath (or maybe do), but with a little help from the wind and rain, Victoria's smoky skies may soon be a thing of the past.
Air Quality Victoria

Air Quality in Victoria Reaches “High Risk” Level

Wildfire smoke has drifted over Victoria, making for some beautiful photos but also reducing our air quality considerably.

Saanich Police remind public to be aware of opportunistic summer thieves

As the hot - and smokey - weather continues in Greater Victoria, the Saanich Police are reminding the public about how opportunistic thieves can be.
Smoke Haze Ferry

BC Wildfire smoke drifting over to Vancouver Island today

Smoke has started to creep over the Georgia Strait.
Hidden Victoria beaches

5 awesome beaches in Victoria you need to check out

Here are several sandy gems you might not know about.

Environment Canada issues special weather statement ahead of hot weather

Environment Canada says residents on B.C.'s South Coast should seek out cool places

Victoria temperatures expected to reach mid-30s this week

One word needed to sum up this week's weather: HOT!

Temperatures will reach 30°C in Victoria this weekend

And these conditions could continue and run through the end of the month.

Summer weather is returning to Victoria this weekend!

Get out your shorts and flip flops!

Thunderstorm and heavy rain warning issued for Greater Victoria

Well, that was sun was short lived!

It’s going to feel like 25 degrees in Victoria tomorrow

It's going to feel like summer!

Bright green meteor lights up Vancouver Island skies Thursday night (VIDEO)

Were you one of the lucky ones to see the bright green meteor light up the skies over Vancouver Island at around 9:40 p.m....

Snowfall could return to Greater Victoria this weekend

Just when we thought we saw the last snow, Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement saying more snow is likely for the...

Snowfall could return to Greater Victoria this week

Don't let this bout of warmer weather trick you. According to Environment Canada, more snowfall and cold weather are expected this week. The latest long-term...

16 photos of winter wonderland in Victoria with more snow to come

Winter is alive and well in Greater Victora, and the snowfall warning from Environment Canada remains in effect. Bands of snow rotating around a low-pressure...

Snowfall expected for southern Vancouver Island by Friday

Make sure to get outside today and enjoy some of that blue sky and glorious sunshine - it's going to be a little while...

80 km/h southeast winds expected to hit Vancouver Island later this morning

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for East Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast and the surrounding area. According to the alert, strong southeast...

Cold snap broken as mild Pacific air and rain move in

Get ready for rainy, grey and windy days for the week ahead. Environment Canada says a series of moist and increasingly mild Pacific storms are...

Wind warning in effect for Greater Victoria until Wednesday morning

Get ready and, as the saying goes, batten down the hatches. The wind gusts are picking up and wind warning is in effect for...
Snow Victoria

BC Hydro offering customers extra time to pay winter bills due to cold snap

It's been much colder than average temperatures this year, and a lot of us have been cranking the heat to get through this cold...

Saanich Police take to social media with cheeky post to remind motorist to clear...

As mother nature continues to grace us with her presence, Saanich Police took to social media with a cheeky post reminding all motorists to...

Strong winds and snow may affect Boxing Day travel

Environment Canada is warning that strong winds and snowfall may delay travel for Greater Victorians on Boxing Day. A deep trough over the Pacific will...

20 years ago: 96 photos from the “Blizzard of 1996” in Victoria

Today marks exactly 20 years since the first snow began to fall and which we now look back on in Victoria as the "Blizzard of...

More snow expected this weekend before things warm up

The arctic air that has been with southern BC for nearly two weeks will finally be flushed out by milder pacific air but before...

16 photos of Winter Wonderland also known as Greater Victoria

When you woke up and rolled out of bed, you might have noticed a layer of snow covering your Greater Victoria neighbourhood. With snow covered...
snowfall in Victoria

5 tips for winter weather driving

Winter weather is continuing in a major way in Victoria, leaving many drivers feeling unprepared for venturing out in their vehicles. Hopefully, your vehicle...

List of closures due to snow and information in and around Victoria today

Snow has been falling around the region since about 9 p.m. Thursday night which has lead to some closures and delays this morning. The following...

Significant snowfall on the way for Greater Victoria

There’s more snow coming! Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for all of Vancouver Island, as an intense Pacific storm will reach the South...

5 Things You Need to Know to Deal with the Icy Conditions

With the first snowfall of the season, come reports of people slipping on ice as well as seniors being unable to leave their homes,...

19 photos of the first snowfall of the season in Greater Victoria

Let it snow? The reports were finally correct and Greater Victoria has received its first snowfall of the season, and whether you’re delighted or...

Sub-zero temperatures, possibility of snow in Victoria next week

Braces yourselves Victoria as temperatures in and around Victoria are expected to drop as the week progresses. According to Environment Canada, temperatures will begin to...

Twitter users poke fun at the #BCStorm that wasn’t

On Saturday night, Twitter users across the province expressed their frustration and disappointment at the #BCStorm that wasn't. In classic Canadian style of course...
BC Ferries

BC Ferries will shut down service for the entire day later this afternoon.

BC Ferries will shut down service between the Island and the Mainland for the entire day later this afternoon. The 1pm departures will be...

VIDEO: Damaging waterspout in Oregon from today’s storm

A waterspout struck the Oregon beach town of Manzanita on Friday morning. The footage was captured by Tyler Ryals. No injuries were reported, however...

BC Storm 2016 Update – most powerful storm expected Saturday

Fueled by the remnants of Typhoon Songda, the third and most powerful storm is expected to arrive in our region late Saturday. There is uncertainty...

Oct 14 – Extreme weather protocol activated – emergency shelters open tonight

With the third and most powerful storm on its way, the Greater Victoria Extreme Weather Protocol has been activated, October 14th. There is uncertainty about...
windy weather

Is the largest storm in 54 years coming Saturday? Where to watch nature’s...

Unless you've been living under a rock (safely away from our ocean beaches), you've heard the warnings about the huge storm expected to arrive...

When the Power Goes Out – 7 things BC Hydro wants you to know

"Storm season" is upon us, and that means an increased likelihood of power outages. Waiting for the power to come back on in the dark can...

Heavy rain, windstorm to pound Vancouver Island this week

Following the first storm of the season late last week, residents in British Columbia’s South Coast are being told to anticipate a series of...

Victoria’s winter to be stormy but mild according to Almanac

According to the Canadian Farmers' Almanac, this winter is going come early, and throw Canada into a deep freeze - except in southern BC...

5 tips to avoid heat stress or heat stroke during work: WorkSafeBC

With high temperatures continuing through the week for much of Vancouver Island, WorkSafeBC is alerting employers and workers of an increased risk of developing...