Weather

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
A horse on Yale Road West peeks out from its shelter at the rainy weather on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

November saw mild and rainy conditions in Chilliwack

Around mid-month there was a rare November thunderstorm rolling through

A horse on Yale Road West peeks out from its shelter at the rainy weather on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A full moon sinks behind the mountains as the sun rises on the first day of December in Chilliwack on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

WEATHER: Chilliwack in for nearly a week of sunshine

Forecast calls for sun most of the week, temperatures reaching high of 10 C Friday

A full moon sinks behind the mountains as the sun rises on the first day of December in Chilliwack on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A pedestrian makes their way through the snow in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

In British Columbia and the Prairies, forecasters are calling for above-average snowfall levels

A pedestrian makes their way through the snow in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Morning mist clears over the Hope Slough at Camp River Road on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress)

WEATHER: Sunny skies in the forecast for Chilliwack and Abbotsford

Rain and wind expected Sunday night through Monday morning, then clear skies

Morning mist clears over the Hope Slough at Camp River Road on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. (Jessica Peters/ Chilliwack Progress)
A horse on Yale Road West in Chilliwack peeks out from its shelter at the rainy weather on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Several days of rain in forecast for Fraser Valley after single day of sunshine

According to Environment Canada, rain and showers are expected today until Wednesday

A horse on Yale Road West in Chilliwack peeks out from its shelter at the rainy weather on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
BC Ferries has cancelled more than a dozen sailings for Tuesday due to high winds in the forecast. (News Bulletin file photo)

BC Ferries cancels sailings to and from Vancouver Island due to adverse weather

Ferry corporation cancels 16 scheduled sailings Tuesday between Island and mainland

BC Ferries has cancelled more than a dozen sailings for Tuesday due to high winds in the forecast. (News Bulletin file photo)
Smoke from Washington State fires drifted up to Chilliwack and beyond in early October 2020. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

October weather was slightly warmer than usual in Chilliwack

Temperatures for the month peaked early with a balmy 24.5 C reached on October 2

Smoke from Washington State fires drifted up to Chilliwack and beyond in early October 2020. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Leonard Golanowski captured Sunday night’s colourful sunset on the Fraser River. (Oct. 25, 2020)

Record lows, and even a touch of snow, for Chilliwack over weekend

Chilliwack breaks two October records for cold so far, with a wet week ahead

Leonard Golanowski captured Sunday night’s colourful sunset on the Fraser River. (Oct. 25, 2020)
Snow is possible in the higher elevations of the Fraser Valley and beyond today. (Black Press Media files)

Early wet snow possible in the higher elevations of the Fraser Valley

Onset of precipitation with falling temps will bring a risk of wet snow in areas above 300 m

Snow is possible in the higher elevations of the Fraser Valley and beyond today. (Black Press Media files)
Power may be disconnected when BC Hydro crews replace poles in the Smithers area. (BC Hydro photo)

UPDATE: 42,000 without power across Lower Mainland amid windstorm

Most outages appearing in Fraser Valley

Power may be disconnected when BC Hydro crews replace poles in the Smithers area. (BC Hydro photo)
A pedestrian walks across the Yale Road overpass on a warm autumn afternoon on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Goodbye, sunshine: rain in the forecast for the next week in Chilliwack

According to Environment Canada, Chilliwack is in for a week of cooler and wetter weather

A pedestrian walks across the Yale Road overpass on a warm autumn afternoon on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
People take in the sights and sunshine along the Vedder River Rotary Trail on March 19, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fog, clearing and then sunshine for the Fraser Valley

If the forecasters are right Wednesday might be last sunny day to get things done outdoors

People take in the sights and sunshine along the Vedder River Rotary Trail on March 19, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
September was a hot and dry month in 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

September brought heat, poor air quality and little rain for Chilliwack

It was the warmest September since Chilliwack temperature records commenced in 1895

September was a hot and dry month in 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Environment Canada says blue skies are returning to the Fraser Valley this week, beginning Sept. 28, 2020. The last few weeks have included both heavy smoke and rain. (Langley Advance Times files)

Sunny skies ahead for Fraser Valley this week

Rain and smoke nowhere in the forecast after weeks of weather alerts

Environment Canada says blue skies are returning to the Fraser Valley this week, beginning Sept. 28, 2020. The last few weeks have included both heavy smoke and rain. (Langley Advance Times files)