Canadian Daily UV Index Forecast


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FPCN48 CWAO 232000
Ultraviolet (UV) index forecast for Canadian cities issued by Environment Canada
at 4 pm EDT Thursday 23 March 2017 for Thursday afternoon and Friday.

UV index is related to sky conditions and precipitations.
UV index would be higher than stated during sunny breaks or if weather
conditions improve.

All times are in local time.

Thursday
Location       Weather forecast             UV index  Category   Time above 3

Whitehorse     Periods of light snow        0         Low        None
Vancouver      A few showers                1         Low        None
Victoria       A few showers                3         Moderate    1 pm to  2 pm
Kamloops       Mainly cloudy                2         Low        None
Nanaimo        Chance of showers            1         Low        None
Port Hardy     Rain showers or flurries     2         Low        None
Prince Rupert  Showers                      1         Low        None
Kelowna        Mainly cloudy                2         Low        None
Prince George  A few flurries               3         Moderate   12 pm to  2 pm
Cranbrook      Flurries                     3         Moderate    1 pm to  3 pm
Castlegar      Chance of showers            3         Moderate    1 pm to  3 pm

Friday
Location       Weather forecast             UV index  Category   Time above 3

Iqaluit        Periods of snow              0         Low        None
Resolute       Flurries                     1         Low        None
Inuvik         Periods of snow              0         Low        None
Rankin Inlet   Sunny                        1         Low        None
Yellowknife    Flurries                     1         Low        None
Whitehorse     Flurries                     1         Low        None
Vancouver      Showers                      1         Low        None
Victoria       Chance of showers            3         Moderate    1 pm to  2 pm
Kamloops       Chance of showers            3         Moderate    2 pm to  3 pm
Nanaimo        Chance of showers            1         Low        None
Port Hardy     A few showers                1         Low        None
Prince Rupert  Periods of rain              1         Low        None
Kelowna        Periods of rain              1         Low        None
Prince George  Rain showers or flurries     2         Low        None
Cranbrook      Periods of rain              3         Moderate    2 pm to  3 pm
Castlegar      Rain                         1         Low        None
Edmonton       A mix of sun and cloud       4         Moderate   12 pm to  1 pm
Calgary        A mix of sun and cloud       3         Moderate    2 pm to  3 pm
Lethbridge     Increasing cloudiness        3         Moderate    1 pm to  2 pm
Red Deer       A mix of sun and cloud       3         Moderate   12 pm to  3 pm
Medicine Hat   A mix of sun and cloud       3         Moderate    1 pm to  2 pm
Banff          Flurries or rain showers     4         Moderate   12 pm to  3 pm
Grande Prairie Flurries                     2         Low        None
Saskatoon      Mainly cloudy                2         Low        None
Regina         A mix of sun and cloud       3         Moderate   12 pm to  2 pm
Yorkton        Mainly cloudy                3         Moderate   12 pm to  1 pm
Thompson       Sunny                        3         Moderate    1 pm to  2 pm
Winnipeg       Increasing cloudiness        2         Low        None
Thunder Bay    Mainly cloudy                3         Moderate    1 pm to  3 pm
Sudbury        Rain showers or flurries     3         Moderate   12 pm to  3 pm
Windsor        A mix of sun and cloud       6         High       11 am to  4 pm
Toronto        Periods of rain              3         Moderate   12 pm to  3 pm
Barrie         Periods of rain or snow      2         Low        None
London         Periods of rain              5         Moderate   11 am to  4 pm
Ottawa         Light snow mixed with rain   2         Low        None
Kingston       Light snow or rain           2         Low        None
Montreal       Snow                         1         Low        None
Sherbrooke     Snow                         1         Low        None
Quebec         Snow                         1         Low        None
Ste-Adele      Snow                         1         Low        None
Fredericton    Flurries                     4         Moderate   11 am to  2 pm
Saint John NB  Flurries                     4         Moderate   11 am to  2 pm
Sydney         Mainly sunny                 4         Moderate   11 am to  3 pm
Halifax        Flurries                     5         Moderate   11 am to  2 pm
Charlottetown  Sunny                        5         Moderate   11 am to  3 pm
St. John's NF  Flurries                     3         Moderate   12 pm to  1 pm
Goose Bay      Increasing cloudiness        3         Moderate   12 pm to  1 pm

UV categories      UV index range (rounded values)

Extreme                 11 or higher
Very high                8 to 10
High                     6 to 7
Moderate                 3 to 5
Low                      2 or less

For sun protection tips, visit Environment Canada's web site at ec.gc.ca/UVindex
and click on 'sun protection' on the left hand menu.

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