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Canada Day: What Is It, And What’s the Forecast?

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Canada Day: What Is It, And What’s the Forecast?

Canada Day is a Canadian federal holiday celebrating the “birthday” of Canada. This is the anniversary of the July 1, 1867 enactment of the Constitution Act which united three British colonies into a new country called Canada.

Before you make plans for a cookout or to watch fireworks, be sure you check our forecast for the Canada Day weekend (July 1-2), 2017 first:

Zone 1 – Newfoundland, Labrador
Canada Day holiday may be hindered by a risk of thunder weather.

Zone 2 – Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec
Pleasant weather for Canada Day festivities.

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Zone 3 – Ontario
Canada Day could be marred by severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and tornadoes for western Ontario; farther east, sunny to partly cloudy and dry.

Zone 4 – Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Canada Day festivities are threatened by squally weather traveling east out of the Rockies.

Zone 5 – British Columbia
Unsettled weather, especially along the coastal plain, may put a damper on Canada Day festivities.

Not from Canada, or will you be vacationing in the U.S.? Check our long-range forecast page to see up to four months of detailed predictions for the region you’re traveling to.

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