Weather

Environment Canada says the Eastern Fraser Valley will enjoy plenty of sunshine this week. (Black Press News File)

Sunny weather to stay around all week in Eastern Fraser Valley

Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Hope all forecasted for a week free of rainfall

 

Hail was interspersed with snow on April 3, 2020 in Chilliwack, but also in late March 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress file)

Late March hailstorm showed the month going out like a lion weatherwise

But the rest of the month of March was pretty benign, says volunteer weather observer for Chilliwack

 

A drop of rain lands in a puddle in Chilliwack on Feb. 21, 2013. According to Environment Canada, showers and rain are in the forecast every day for the week of March 20 to 26. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Here comes the rain again: Spring showers in forecast for Fraser Valley all week

Second week of spring break not expected to look anything like first, sunny week

 

Snowfall warnings Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 for parts of the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress)

Winter storm warnings Thursday for Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon

Snow is expected to become heavier as day progresses with snowfall amounts of up to 30 centimetres

Snowfall warnings Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 for parts of the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress)
Snow falls as people listen to speeches before the annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver on February 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Pacific system to roll over parts of B.C., bringing wind, heavy rain or snow

Wind will be the problem in the Peace River region and Fraser Canyon

Snow falls as people listen to speeches before the annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver on February 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Winter driving, no date. Photo credit: ICBC

Heavy snow, rain expected over southern B.C. highway summits tonight

Visibility issues and difficult driving likely on Coquihalla and Allison Pass Sunday through Monday

Winter driving, no date. Photo credit: ICBC
Highway 1’s northbound lane is closed north of Hope following a major vehicle incident. The highway is expected to re-open at 11 a.m. (Screenshot/Drive B.C.)

TRAFFIC: Crash that closed northbound Highway 1 outside Hope cleared

Roads in the area have accumulated snow this morning

Highway 1’s northbound lane is closed north of Hope following a major vehicle incident. The highway is expected to re-open at 11 a.m. (Screenshot/Drive B.C.)
Frigid weather persists across the Fraser Valley after Arctic air moved in and caused a brief hailstorm captured Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Frigid conditions in the Fraser Valley to persist this week

Watch out for Wednesday night in some areas where wind chill values could approach minus 20

Frigid weather persists across the Fraser Valley after Arctic air moved in and caused a brief hailstorm captured Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Cold weather keeping Sunday’s hail frozen into Monday, as captured in the petals of this late rose, as Arctic air covers the Fraser Valley and other parts of B.C. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Temperatures will continue to drop across the Fraser Valley with Arctic air blast

Expect strong outflow winds and brisk wind-chill across region Tuesday night, according to weather statement

Cold weather keeping Sunday’s hail frozen into Monday, as captured in the petals of this late rose, as Arctic air covers the Fraser Valley and other parts of B.C. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Horses stand in a sunny, snowy field on Camp River Road in Chilliwack on Jan. 2, 2017. According to Environment Canada, temperatures are expected to drop below freezing for the Fraser Valley this week. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

WEATHER: Temperatures expected to drop below zero in Fraser Valley as Arctic air moves through B.C.

Flurries in forecast tonight and Sunday, then sunny but cold weather for next week

Horses stand in a sunny, snowy field on Camp River Road in Chilliwack on Jan. 2, 2017. According to Environment Canada, temperatures are expected to drop below freezing for the Fraser Valley this week. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
This sign on Highway 1 west of Evans Road toppled over during the Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 wind storm. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Weather in January saw winds wallop the ‘Wack

The month included an ‘atmospheric weather bomb’ and three record highs: weather observer

This sign on Highway 1 west of Evans Road toppled over during the Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 wind storm. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A mallard duck swims through Salish Pond in Chilliwack on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

WEATHER: Snow, rain in forecast for Fraser Valley

Fraser Valley has been treated to more than a week of mostly sunny weather, but it’s about to end

A mallard duck swims through Salish Pond in Chilliwack on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)

Snow forecast for parts of Lower Mainland this weekend

Environment Canada is predicting flurries and snow from Saturday to Monday evening

Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)
Two people on a paddleboard take advantage of a calm Cultus Lake on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

WEATHER: Forecast calls for lots of sun in Fraser Valley this coming week

Most of next seven days will be sunny for eastern Fraser Valley, according to Environment Canada

Two people on a paddleboard take advantage of a calm Cultus Lake on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
This sign on Highway 1 west of Evans Road toppled over during the Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 wind storm. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Wild winds wallop Chilliwack, thousand of people without power

Trees down, trailer flipped upside-down and toppled highway sign all result of storm

This sign on Highway 1 west of Evans Road toppled over during the Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 wind storm. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
People walk through Sardis Park on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Farewell to fair weather in Chilliwack

Typical rainy West Coast winter conditions expected to return Sunday

People walk through Sardis Park on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Mallards and buffleheads in Salish Park pond downtown Chilliwack on Dec. 13, 2020. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack weather in 2020 saw lots of record-breaking hot days

Weather showed a continuing warming trend with rainfall that was down slightly from the average

Mallards and buffleheads in Salish Park pond downtown Chilliwack on Dec. 13, 2020. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A small amount of snow is expected to fall mixed with some rain overnight Dec. 29 through to Dec. 30 in the Fraser Valley, but not enough to stick. The rain will continue through the weekend. (Black Press file photo)

Snow and rain expected tonight in Eastern Fraser Valley, but no accumulation

Several rainy days in the forecast for Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Hope

A small amount of snow is expected to fall mixed with some rain overnight Dec. 29 through to Dec. 30 in the Fraser Valley, but not enough to stick. The rain will continue through the weekend. (Black Press file photo)
Mallards and buffleheads wade together in Salish Pond downtown Chilliwack on Dec. 13, 2020. Rain is expected to come down steadily throughout the week across the Eastern Fraser Valley. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress)

Rain to stick around all week in Chilliwack, Abbotsford region

Weather Network offers a glimmer of hope for a white Christmas Eve

Mallards and buffleheads wade together in Salish Pond downtown Chilliwack on Dec. 13, 2020. Rain is expected to come down steadily throughout the week across the Eastern Fraser Valley. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress)
A woman walks her dog in Sardis Park on a rainy autumn afternoon Oct. 15, 2014. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Heavy rains in the next 24 hours for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

An intense frontal system over the B.C. coast today will bring up to 90 mm up to Tuesday midday

A woman walks her dog in Sardis Park on a rainy autumn afternoon Oct. 15, 2014. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)