Snow

Up to 15 centimetres of snow is forecasted in the Okanagan Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. (File photo)

With snow expected, Penticton reminds locals of road clearing procedures

It can take the city up to 48 hours to clear some locations

Up to 15 centimetres of snow is forecasted in the Okanagan Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. (File photo)
(Submitted by Cassidi Markus)

Snow flurries forecasted for the Okanagan this weekend

Arctic front expected to bring colder than average temperatures and snow

(Submitted by Cassidi Markus)
Apex Mountain Resort’s live webcam shows the mountain has received its first snow of the 2020-21 ski season. (Apex Mountain Resort)
Apex Mountain Resort’s live webcam shows the mountain has received its first snow of the 2020-21 ski season. (Apex Mountain Resort)
Smiles were big at SilverStar Mountain Resort near Vernon Sunday, Oct. 11, as the resort posted photos of “more than a dusting” of snow. (SilverStar Mountain Resort photo)

Okanagan mountain resort gets snow dump

SilverStar near Vernon posted to its social media pages, “more than a dusting and more to come”

Smiles were big at SilverStar Mountain Resort near Vernon Sunday, Oct. 11, as the resort posted photos of “more than a dusting” of snow. (SilverStar Mountain Resort photo)
Revelstoke Mountain received its first snow fall of the year over Thanksgiving weekend. (Revelstoke Mountain Resort)

First snow falls at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Gnorm the Powder Gnome is currently covered in fresh powder

Revelstoke Mountain received its first snow fall of the year over Thanksgiving weekend. (Revelstoke Mountain Resort)
Snowfall with total amounts of up to 15 cm is expected tonight on the Okanagan Connector. (File photo)

Snowfall warning in effect for Okanagan Connector

Up to 15 centimetres are forecasted to fall tonight between Merritt and Kelowna

Snowfall with total amounts of up to 15 cm is expected tonight on the Okanagan Connector. (File photo)
Snowmobiling on Boulder Mountain. (Photo submitted by Revelstoke Snowmobiling Club)

Revelstoke Snowmobile Club adapting to COVID-19 restrictions

Memberships are currently on sale for $225 and can be ordered online

Snowmobiling on Boulder Mountain. (Photo submitted by Revelstoke Snowmobiling Club)
A snowstorm hammered the Okanagan Connector Sunday, June 7, 2020, sending two vehicles off road. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

June snowstorm slams Okanagan Connector

Ice and hail has cars slipping and sliding on Highway 97C

A snowstorm hammered the Okanagan Connector Sunday, June 7, 2020, sending two vehicles off road. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Snow pack now melted at Summerland survey sites

Snow pack now melted at Summerland survey sites

Measurements in winter and spring were higher than normal levels

Snow pack now melted at Summerland survey sites
Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Much of what used to come down as snow now happens as rain

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study
(File photo)

Snow depths show variations at two Summerland sites

Measurements were taken by municipality on May 1

(File photo)
Big White’s Snow Ghost Inn was built in 1979. (Contributed)

Condo’s roof collapses at Big White Ski Resort

The roof of Big White’s Snow Ghost Inn collapsed around 3 a.m. on April 20

Big White’s Snow Ghost Inn was built in 1979. (Contributed)
Dry March causes modest increases to Okanagan snowpack

Dry March causes modest increases to Okanagan snowpack

The Okanagan region increased from 115 per cent of normal snowpack to 116 per cent

Dry March causes modest increases to Okanagan snowpack
Weather dumps belated April Fool’s joke on Okanagan

Weather dumps belated April Fool’s joke on Okanagan

Snow surprised many Friday, April 3

Weather dumps belated April Fool’s joke on Okanagan
Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

20 to 25 cm expected from Hope to Merritt

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway
Summerland’s April 1 snow measurements above normal

Summerland’s April 1 snow measurements above normal

Measurements taken at Summerland Reservoir and Isintok Lake

Summerland’s April 1 snow measurements above normal
Volunteers from Salmon Arm, Vernon and Revelstoke Search and Rescue came to the aid of a snowmobiler who was stranded in the Blue Lake area on Saturday, March 14. (Hunters Range Snowmobile Association/Facebook photo)

Helicopter used to save stranded sledder east of Sicamous

Members of local sled clubs and Shuswap, Vernon and Revelstoke SAR volunteers help with the rescue

Volunteers from Salmon Arm, Vernon and Revelstoke Search and Rescue came to the aid of a snowmobiler who was stranded in the Blue Lake area on Saturday, March 14. (Hunters Range Snowmobile Association/Facebook photo)
Volunteers, from Salmon Arm, Vernon and Revelstoke SAR rescued a snowmobiler who became stranded in the Blue Lake area on Saturday, March 14. (Hunters Range Snowmobile Association/Facebook)

North Okanagan and Shuswap search and rescue volunteers save stranded sledder

Members of local sled clubs and Shuswap, Vernon and Revelstoke SAR volunteers helped with the rescue

Volunteers, from Salmon Arm, Vernon and Revelstoke SAR rescued a snowmobiler who became stranded in the Blue Lake area on Saturday, March 14. (Hunters Range Snowmobile Association/Facebook)
(File photo)

Snow warning for Coquihalla Highway, 15-20 cm expected

Fraser Canyon to expect winds of 60-90 km/h

(File photo)
A couple of snowmobilers who got stuck near Sugar Lake were rescued by Vernon Search and Rescue March 7. (VSAR photo)

Day trip turns dark for snowmobilers in North Okanagan

Couple went out “for a few hours” and almost got stuck spending the night out in the dark

A couple of snowmobilers who got stuck near Sugar Lake were rescued by Vernon Search and Rescue March 7. (VSAR photo)