After the winter season that many Canadians have experienced this year, the idea of a warm, wet winter sounds like a welcome alternative. In an official release, BC Hydro meteorologist Tim Ashman points to the climate change as a factor in the 'weird' weather in BC this season -- and its affects on the province's snowpacks.
Expected Max UV Observation:
This is today's expected maximum UV reading, taking today's weather into consideration.
- Minimal sun protection required for normal activity
- Wear sunglasses on bright days. If outside for more than one hour, cover up and use sunscreen
- Reflection off snow can nearly double UV strength. Wear sunglasses and apply sunscreen