Searing heat wave sets record Sunday in Chilliwack
Hot enough for you?
It was so hot in the 'Wack on Sunday afternoon that the mercury topped out at a sweat-inducing 34.5 degrees Celsius.
The shimmering heat wave actually set a maximum temperature record for the day.
It was the "hottest day in Chilliwack" since the usually cooler Fraser Valley city saw the record-breaking 35.7 degrees reached on Aug 15, 2010, according to Environment Canada volunteer weather observer Roger Pannett.
August 5 marked the third day of blazing hot temperatures higher than 30.
Last time it came anywhere close was 2008 when it hit thirty-three.
High minimum temperatures were expected to soar overnight Sunday, and the previous record high minimum for Aug. 6 was 16 degrees, set in the seventies