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  • View from Maiden Lake. 10am, Wednesday, July 10th, 2024.
  • The Patios are about to open for lunch in Historic Downtown Fernie! 11am, Friday, July 5th, 2024.
  • Annex Park looking north. 2pm, Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024.
  • The Three Sisters from the Fernie Dirt Jump Park. 2.30pm, Monday, June 24, 2024.
  • Blue skies over Island Lake Lodge. Wednesday, June 12, 2024.
  • New Pump Track at Fernie RV Resort. 4pm, Friday, June 7th, 2024.
  • Maiden Lake View. 10am, Wednesday, June 5th, 2024.
  • Fernie Ridge from the Elk River. 2pm, Tuesday, June 4, 2024
  • The Elk River from Dogwood Park. 8:30am, Thursday, May 30, 2024
  • The Historic Oil Derrick at Fernie VIC. 2pm, Tuesday, May 21, 2024
  • Historic Downtown Fernie. 4pm, Friday, May 17, 2024.
  • The Elk River. 3pm, Friday, May 17, 2024.
  • Fernie Sky 9:00am Monday September 11, 2023
  • Fernie Sky on Sunday September 10th at 10:30am
  • Fernie sky 5:00pm Tuesday September 5, 2023
  • Fernie Sky on Tuesday September 5th 2023
  • Fernie sky 2:00pm Monday September 4, 2023
  • Fernie sky 2:30pm Sunday September 3, 2023
  • Fernie sky 11:30am Saturday September 2, 2023 - Top of Gorby Trail
  • Fernie sky 9:00am Friday September 1, 2023
  • Fernie sky 5:30pm Thursday August 31st from Montane Hut
  • Fernie sky 9:00am Thursday August 31st
  • Rain in Fernie on Wednesday August 30 2023 at 9:00am
  • Fernie Sky on Tuesday August 29 2023 at 8:10am
  • Fernie Sky on Monday August 28 2023 at 9:00am
  • Fernie at 10:30am Saturday August 26th
  • Fernie Sky on Friday August 25 2023 at 8:45am
  • Fernie Sky on Thursday August 24 2023 at 9:00am
  • Fernie Sky on Wednesday August 23 2023 at 8:25am
  • Fernie Sky on Tuesday August 22nd 2023 at 2pm
  • Fernie sky 4:00pm Monday August 21st
  • Fernie Sky on  Monday August 21st 2023 at 1:00pm
  • Fernie Sky on Monday August 21st 2023 at 8:20 am
  • Fernie Sky on Sunday August 20th at 9:15am
  • Fernie Sky on Saturday August 19 2023 at 9:35am looking SW
  • Fernie Sky on Friday August 18 2023 at 5:00pm looking NE
  • Fernie Sky on Friday August 18 2023 at 8:10am looking SW
  • Fernie Sky on Thursday August 17 2023 at 8:15am looking NW
  • Fernie Sky  on Wednesday August 16 2023 at 8:00am looking South
  • Fernie Sky on Tuesday August 15 2023  at 9:00am looking south
  • Fernie Sky on Monday August 14th 2023 at 8:00am, looking NW
  • Fernie Sky on Sunday August 13th 2023 at 11:45am
  • Fernie Sky on Friday August 11th 2023, at 8:30am
  • Fernie Sky on August 10, 2023 at 10:15am
  • Fernie Sky on Wednesday August 9, 2023 at 9:20am
  • Fernie Sky 9:00am August 8, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 12:15pm August 6, 2023 - Looking SE  to Fernie from Moc-Assassin Trail
  • Fernie Sky 8:00am August 6, 2023 - Golf Course LIVE Webcam Image
  • Fernie Sky Saturday August 5th 2023 at 10:00am
  • Fernie Sky 8:00am August 5, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 9:00am Friday August 4, 2023
  • Fernie Sky on Friday August 4th 2023 at 8:30am
  • Fernie Sky on Thursday August 3rd 2023 at 9:20am
  • Fernie Sky on Wednesday August 2nd 2023 at 8:40am
  • Fernie Sky on Monday, July 31st 2023 at 8:20am
  • Fernie Sky on Sunday July 30th, 2023 at 10:30am
  • Fernie Sky 8:46am on Friday July 28, 2023
  • Fernie Sky July 27 2023 at 8:59AM
  • Fernie Sky 9:00am on Wednesday July 26, 2023
  • Fernie Sky on July 24th 2023 at 8:30AM looking North East
  • Fernie Sky on July 23, 2023 at 10:00 AM
  • Fernie Sky 11:00am on Saturday July 22, 2023
  • Fernie Sky - 8:30am July 21st 2023 looking NW
  • Fernie Sky 11:00am on Thursday July 20, 2023 - looking West
  • Fernie Sky 8:30am on Wednesday July 19, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 3:30pm on Tuesday July 18, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 8:45am, Monday July 17th, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 12:30pm on Friday July 14, 2023
  • Fernie Sky July 13th, 2023 - 9:00am
  • Fernie Sky 11:30am on Sunday July 9, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 9:00am on Wednesday July 5, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 10:30am on Sunday July 2, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 9:30am on Monday June 26, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 8:30am on Thursday June 22, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 8:30am on Tuesday June 13, 2023
  • Fernie Sky 11:30am June 8, 2023
  • Monday May 29, 2023 at 9:00am
  • Fernie Sky May 20th 1:30pm - Looking Northwest
  • Fernie Sky May 19th 8:16am - Looking West
  • Fernie Sky May 18th 8:30am - Looking Northwest
  • Fernie Sky May 17th 9:00am - Looking Northwest
  • Fernie Sky May 3, 2023 Looking SW

Wildfire & Air Quality Updates

Wednesday • July 10, 2024

Update July 10, 2024: No wildfires or smoke around the Fernie area.

7 DAY FORECAST: Hot, dry and sunny with high heat expected mid-week.
Daytime highs of 30-35ºC / 86 - 95ºF and nightime lows of 13 - 16ºC / 55 - 61ºF

Campfires / Category 1 fires are PROHIBITED in the Southeast Fire Centre region, as of 1pm, Friday, July 12th, 2024. See official website for details.

Links below for more details, BC wildfire map, air quality, and more.

View image gallery above for images of the sky in Fernie.

What to do if you see signs of a wildfire? Call:

To report a fire or smoke plume, call *5555 or 1-800-663-5555

Can I have a small campfire while in Fernie? NO*

Category 1, small campfires are PROHIBITED in the SE Fire Centre which includes Fernie, as of 1pm, Friday July 12th, 2024 until October 28, 2024 unless recinded earlier. See website for announcements.
Fernie is part of the South East Fire Centre region.

What is the current air quality like in Fernie?

An air quality station located in Sparwood (30km away) readings can be found on IQAir
A Purple Air Monitor provides real-time air quality readings for Fernie on 'Purple Air'.
Pollen Count information can also be found on IQAir.

Important Links

Local radio stations list:

Additional links

Past Summer Conditions

The previous six summers saw no forest wildfire activity in our immediate area. Fernie can experience periodic smokey skies, primarily between early August and early September due to winds pushing smoke in from wildfires far away.

In BC, local community and regional governments lead the initial response to emergencies in communities.

How to prepare in case of wildfire

Wildfire Preparedness - What To Do.  In BC, local community and regional governments lead the initial response to emergencies in communities.

 

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