WATCH: North Okanagan treated to cotton-candy skies

Darren Robinson captured photos of the pink and blue skies at sunset on May 12, 2020, and shared them to the Enderby Facebook group. (Darren Robinson - Facebook)
Darren Robinson captured photos of the pink and blue skies at sunset on May 12, 2020, and shared them to the Enderby Facebook group. (Darren Robinson - Facebook)
Karen Davies captured photos of the pink and blue skies at sunset on May 12, 2020, and shared them to the Vernon Facebook group. (Karen Davies - Facebook)
Onno Kok captured photos of the stormy skies May 12, 2020, and shared them to the Lake Country Facebook group. (Onno Kok - Facebook)
Sylvia Voets captured photos of the pink and blue skies at sunset on May 12, 2020, and shared them to the Vernon Facebook group. (Sylvia Voets - Facebook)

A special weather alert issued May 12 called for thunderstorms and heavy downpours, but while the North Okanagan avoided getting slammed, residents were treated to wild skies.

Residents of Lumby, Vernon, Enderby and Lake Country turned to social media to share pictures of the cotton-candy skies.

READ MORE: Armstrong close to zero per cent tax hike

READ MORE: Development fees to drop in Vernon


@caitleerach
Caitlin.clow@vernonmorningstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Weather

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Park to partially reopen June 1

The Meadows in the Sky Parkway is expected to open

New Revelstoke staycation contest worth $1K launched

It’s to stoke locals for exploring their own backyard

Revelstoke sushi event fundraises almost $10K for local hospital

Kawakuba Japanese Restaurant raised almost $10,000 for Queen Victoria Hospital. The fundraiser… Continue reading

Revelstoke man with Alberta plates gets car keyed and aggressive note

Some people are finding hostile reception due to COVID-19 worries

Province seeks feedback on proposed all-season recreation resort near New Denver

Mountain lodge, chairlifts, hiking and biking trails all part of massive resort

B.C. legislature coming back June 22 as COVID-19 emergency hits record

Pandemic restrictions now longer than 2017 wildfire emergency

Houseboat company partly owned by Shuswap MLA withdraws controversial ad

The ad welcomed houseboaters from other provinces, contradicting anti COVID-19 measures.

Squabble between campers in North Shuswap leads to bear spraying

An argument over late night partying escalated into a fight which led to one person being sprayed

B.C.’s essential grocery, hardware store employees should get pandemic pay: retail group

Only B.C.’s social, health and corrections workers are eligible for top-ups

Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto vying to be NHL hubs, but there’s a catch

The NHL unveiled a return-to-play plan that would feature 24 teams

B.C. sees 9 new COVID-19 cases, one death as officials watch for new cases amid Phase Two

Number of confirmed active cases is at 244, with 37 people in hospital

Penticton may soon allow drinking alcohol in some public places

Trying to inconspicuously drink on the beach could become a thing of the past

VIDEO: Flowers stolen from Vernon distillery

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery captured surveillance footage of the thief in a black car

Fundraiser launched for North Okanagan drive-in

Vernon resident seeks to raise $20K to save Starlight Drive-In

Most Read