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Alerts in Effect
Special Weather StatementIssued at 04:56 Saturday 31 July 2021
A strengthening ridge of high pressure will bring elevated temperatures to the south coast today and night. Daytime high temperatures will reach the mid 20's near the water and range into the low to mid 30’s inland. Overnight lows will be in the low to mid teens.
The highest temperatures are expected to be in the Whistler region and over inland Vancouver Island.
Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.
The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.
Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.