Smokey skies continue for all of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands! Smoke is still from the wildfires on the mainland. Stay indoors if you have respiratory issues.
For more information:
Major stretch of hot weather continues! Massive wildfires continue in the Interior!
For more information and great links check out BC Wildfire Service at: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status.
Are YOU Ready??? Get organized and ready before a crisis!
Open burning is PROHIBITED!
CVRD supports Coastal Fire Centre burning prohibitions. Please be cautious - summer weather is here and with it greater fire risks. No precipitation anticipated in the near future.
We've already had several small forest fires in our area - please be careful when out enjoying nature!
Drought level is now at Level 2 Drought - Dry. Watering Restrictions vary depending on your local water resources. To find out more, check out: http://cvrdnewnormalcowichan.ca/water-use-restrictions/.
Here are some great information resources to keep yourself informed:
Drive BC: www.drivebc.ca
BC Current Wildfire Situation: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status/wildfire-situation
Environment Canada Weather Alerts: http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=bc