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)
A photo posted on Facebook under the Kelowna Alert page shows emergency vehicles blocking Westside Road. (Mark Kay photo)
A photo posted on Facebook under the Kelowna Alert page shows emergency vehicles blocking Westside Road. (Mark Kay photo)
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)