Metro Vancouver weather: Long-weekend forecast calling for highs of 29 degrees


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The Vancouver weather forecast calls for a chance of thunderstorms throughout the day on Friday, Aug. 2, but the long-weekend looks sunny and clear.

Environment Canada calls for a 60 per cent chance of showers during the day on Friday as well as a risk of thunderstorm. Following this, the forecast calls for a 40 per cent chance of showers in the evening and a risk of thunderstorm.

On Saturday, however, the forecast calls for a mix of sun and cloud and a toasty high of 24°C. Similarly, Sunday and Monday are expected to be sunny and bright and reach highs of 25°C and 29°C inland.

Tuesday and Wednesday are also expected to be hot, sunny and clear, with Thursday seeing some cloudy periods.

Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast 

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British Columbia saw an impressive 17 weather records broken across the province on Wednesday, June 13 due to a very strong ridge of high pressure.

The Vancouver Area broke its previous record of 27.4°C set in 1999 with a toasty high of 29.1°C. Similarly, the White Rock Area set a new daily high of 30.9°C, which broke its previous record of 29.4°C set in 1932.