British columbia fire map. British columbia is the westernmost province of canada bordered by the pacific ocean. It is canadas most westerly province and is a mountainous area whose populations is mainly clustered in its southwestern corner. Events news weather maps webcams links ideas and images 2016. If you develop programs applications or other services with data from yr we encourage you to share it with other users.
Barriere is a district municipality in central british columbia canada located 66 kilometres 41 mi north of the larger city of kamloops on highway 5. Portal site and reference for information on the british columbia interior. About british columbia british columbia is a diverse province that really does have something for everyone. As emergency response becomes more complex fire personnel increasingly recognize the need for advanced education and training.
The bc wildfire service operates about 260 weather stations which send reports on an hourly basis. These hourly weather observations supplemented by data from other agency stations support fire weather forecasting and the canadian forest fire danger rating system cffdrs. The jibc fire safety division ensures that more than 397 fire departments in british columbia have access to standards based training for their personnel. The old farmers almanacs scientifically based long range forecasts can be used to make more informed decisions about future plans that depend on the weather from vacations and weddings to sporting events and outdoor activities.
See long range weather forecasts for the next 60 days for the southern british columbia region. With an area of 944735 square kilometres 364764 sq mi it is canadas third largest province.