Severe weather

Extreme cold weather this week will continue to transform the landscape in the Cariboo Chilcotin this week. This image of the Fraser River was taken just as the temperatures were starting to drop. (Denise Cahoose/Contributed to Williams Lake)

Northern B.C. spot the coldest place in Canada at -41 C

Records come as much of the province has turned into an ice box

 

Coquihalla Summit on the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 7. (DriveBC)

Snowfall warnings in effect for Coquihalla, Highway 3

A total of 10-15 centimetres of snow is anticipated on mountain passes throughout the day Sunday

 

(DriveBC/File)

Incoming winter storm expected to hit Coquihalla, Highway 3

20 to 30 cm of snow expected to fall by Friday morning

 

Avalanche Canada is forecasting considerable to high avalanche risk for the North and South Columbia mountains following the storm on Jan. 12 and 13. (File photo)

Storm leaves avalanche danger high in B.C. Southern Interior

Snow of up to 60 cm and high winds created hazardous conditions

Avalanche Canada is forecasting considerable to high avalanche risk for the North and South Columbia mountains following the storm on Jan. 12 and 13. (File photo)
City of Vernon crews don’t have to contend with this much snow but they do have a lot to clear due to heavy snowfall Dec. 21. (Historic photo)

Snowfall warning has Vernon crews out in full force

Road clearing could take up to 72 hours to complete, once the snow stops

City of Vernon crews don’t have to contend with this much snow but they do have a lot to clear due to heavy snowfall Dec. 21. (Historic photo)
Forecast calling for snow on Nov. 13, 2020. With file shot of snow seen here falling along the Coquihalla Highway on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review file)

‘Hazardous’ winter conditions for the Coq with storm forecast Friday

Heavy snow over the Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt by the afternoon

Forecast calling for snow on Nov. 13, 2020. With file shot of snow seen here falling along the Coquihalla Highway on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review file)
Kelowna International Airport. (Contributed)

Kelowna airport cancels, delays flights amidst first snowfall

Travelers should continue to monitor flights on the YLW website

Kelowna International Airport. (Contributed)
Sunnybrae residents were able to see what appeared to be a water spout touching down near Salmon Arm early in the morning on July 4. (Faye Donald/Facebook)

Shuswap resident spots waterspout near Salmon Arm

The rare weather event was spotted early in the morning on July 4.

Sunnybrae residents were able to see what appeared to be a water spout touching down near Salmon Arm early in the morning on July 4. (Faye Donald/Facebook)
Rising rivers possible as unsettled air enters Southern Interior

Rising rivers possible as unsettled air enters Southern Interior

Further rain and thunderstorms are a possibility as unsettled air crosses the rockies from Alberta.

Rising rivers possible as unsettled air enters Southern Interior
Heavy downpours and thunderstorms are expected for the Okanagan Valley on June 27. (Pixabay image)

Heavy downpour and thunder expected for Okanagan Valley

Vernon and Kelowna will be affected by the weather system coming from the north.

Heavy downpours and thunderstorms are expected for the Okanagan Valley on June 27. (Pixabay image)
Snow delays summer opening of Big White Ski Resort

Snow delays summer opening of Big White Ski Resort

“Mother nature is not finished with winter at Big White Ski Resort yet,” said resort vice president

Snow delays summer opening of Big White Ski Resort
VIDEO: Alberta mopping up after storm that brought heavy rain, hail and tornadoes
VIDEO: Alberta mopping up after storm that brought heavy rain, hail and tornadoes
Shirley Mackenzie-Barna was able to collect a bowl full of huge hailstones following the June 12 storm. (Photo Contributed)

Storm drops huge hailstones on the Shuswap

Chase resident’s home is battered by June 12 storm.

Shirley Mackenzie-Barna was able to collect a bowl full of huge hailstones following the June 12 storm. (Photo Contributed)
Localized thunderstorms and gusty winds are expected across the Okanagan Valley this evening. (File photo)

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen urges caution during thunderstorms

Waterways including rivers, creeks, drainages and vulnerable slopes could become hazardous

Localized thunderstorms and gusty winds are expected across the Okanagan Valley this evening. (File photo)
RCMP respond to multiple vehicle collisions near Salmon Arm

RCMP respond to multiple vehicle collisions near Salmon Arm

Traffic on Highway 1 may be disrupted March 11 as crews recover a crashed semi

RCMP respond to multiple vehicle collisions near Salmon Arm
A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

UPDATE: Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 19 people

The disaster affected voting in Tennessee, one of 14 Super Tuesday states

A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Snow pack in Shuswap mountains reaches 130 per cent of normal

Snow pack in Shuswap mountains reaches 130 per cent of normal

Flooding may be in the future as snow continues to accumulate to historic levels

Snow pack in Shuswap mountains reaches 130 per cent of normal
An escort truck from Emil Anderson Maintenance rolls ahead of a convoy of vehicles navigating the critically damaged Hemlock Valley Rd. on Feb. 3, 2020. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)

All tourists rescued after being stranded at B.C. ski resort for several days

Ministry of Transportation crews are working to fully re-open Hemlock Valley Road

An escort truck from Emil Anderson Maintenance rolls ahead of a convoy of vehicles navigating the critically damaged Hemlock Valley Rd. on Feb. 3, 2020. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)
A convoy of vehicles leaves Hemlock Valley Road on Monday, escorted by an Emil Anderson Maintenance vehicle. Those staying at the resort have been stranded because of a landslide barring access to the road early this past weekend. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)

Rescue efforts continue, four days after landslide strands hundreds on Sasquatch Mountain

Route closed early Tuesday morning, may open in afternoon

A convoy of vehicles leaves Hemlock Valley Road on Monday, escorted by an Emil Anderson Maintenance vehicle. Those staying at the resort have been stranded because of a landslide barring access to the road early this past weekend. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)
People stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain Resort line up for helicopter rides to Chilliwack after being stranded on top of the mountain by a landslide. (Vickie MacKenzie)

Evacuation routes planned for hundreds stuck on Sasquatch Mountain after landslide

Cars to be escorted down Monday afternoon, MOTI says.

People stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain Resort line up for helicopter rides to Chilliwack after being stranded on top of the mountain by a landslide. (Vickie MacKenzie)