Heat Warning: Multiple locations in BC.

Heat Warnings have been issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada for some areas of BC.

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Heat Warnings in BC

The following areas in BC are under a Heat Warning:

Learn more at Environment and Climate Change Canada Public Weather Alerts.

For more information about how Environment and Climate Change Canada determines Heat Warnings across BC, see the Criteria for Public Weather Alerts.

Cooling centres

In response to Heat Warnings, cooling centres may be opened for the public at the discretion of local governments and First Nations in affected areas.

British Columbia – Vancouver Island

Heat safety and preparedness

Contact a healthcare provider, or call HealthLinkBC at 8-1-1, if think you are having a heat-related illness. Mild to moderate heat illness can quickly become severe. Call 9-1-1 in case of medical emergency.

Preparing for heat: 

Health Authorities – Heat response information

Fraser Health |  Interior Health | First Nations Health Authority

Island HealthNorthern Health | Vancouver Coastal Health

About heat alerts

There are two kinds of heat alerts issued in BC:

  • Heat Warning
    • Daytime and overnight temperatures are higher than usual, but they are not getting hotter every day. Take the usual steps to stay cool.
  • Extreme Heat Emergency