Environment Canada weather

(Brennan Phillips- Western News)

‘Anything is on the table’ for Okanagan May long weekend weather

Temperatures in the Okanagan are expected to remain ‘seasonal’ throughout the week

 

DriveBC webcam of Rogers Pass Monday morning.

Weather alert issued for Rogers Pass

Flurries are expected at elevation through the mountain passes

 

Temperatures in Kelowna will reach highs of 7 C starting on Saturday, April 9. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News - FILE)

‘Instability’ and ‘unpredictability’ cause Okanagan temperatures to drop this weekend

Springtime convection has officially arrived in the region: Environment Canada

 

A DriveBC image of the current conditions at the Coquihalla Summit. Heavy snow is expected to bring 25 to 40 centimetres of snow by Tuesday, April 5.

Winter storm warning issued for Coquihalla Highway, from Hope to Merritt

Prolonged snowfall event to bring 25 to 40 cm at Coquihalla Summit

A DriveBC image of the current conditions at the Coquihalla Summit. Heavy snow is expected to bring 25 to 40 centimetres of snow by Tuesday, April 5.
Kelowna set precipitation records for the day of Feb. 28, after joining the rest of the Okanagan in a “rollercoaster” weather month of February. (File)

‘On the wild side’: Meteorologist recaps the end of winter in the Okanagan

The region set heat records but also experienced ‘arctic air’ near the end of February

Kelowna set precipitation records for the day of Feb. 28, after joining the rest of the Okanagan in a “rollercoaster” weather month of February. (File)
A man walking a dog checks his phone as ice floes build up on the Fraser River in New Westminster, B.C., on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.Environment Canada has issued extreme cold warnings for several parts of British Columbia along the Alberta boundary.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Environment Canada issues extreme cold warning for parts of B.C. near Alberta

Arctic air mass combined with a north wind is bringing wind chill values near -40 C to the Peace River region

A man walking a dog checks his phone as ice floes build up on the Fraser River in New Westminster, B.C., on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.Environment Canada has issued extreme cold warnings for several parts of British Columbia along the Alberta boundary.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Heavy snow will bring the total accumulation of 20 to 30 centimetres to the B.C. interior highways this morning, before the Pacific frontal system tapers off into flurries before noon. (Black Press file photo)

Snowfall warning in effect for Coquihalla Highway, Highway 3

20 to 30 cm of snow accumulation this morning

Heavy snow will bring the total accumulation of 20 to 30 centimetres to the B.C. interior highways this morning, before the Pacific frontal system tapers off into flurries before noon. (Black Press file photo)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for B.C.’s southern Interior region Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. (File photo)

Snow squalls, ‘thundersnow’ expected in B.C. southern Interior this weekend

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement Saturday morning

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for B.C.’s southern Interior region Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. (File photo)
Kelowna will be joined by a number of other Okanagan cities in a cooler shift of weather next week. (File)

Winter in the Okanagan is not over: Environment Canada

Cities in the region are projected to see temperatures below zero next week

Kelowna will be joined by a number of other Okanagan cities in a cooler shift of weather next week. (File)
Penticton, Summerland, Vernon and Salmon Arm recorded their warmest temperatures for the day of Feb. 7 in 2022. (Phil McLachlan - Western News) (Phil McLachlan - Western News File)

‘We’ve kicked the worst of winter’: Heat records set across the Okanagan on Monday

Environment Canada says Summerland, Penticton, Vernon and Salmon Arm broke their own records

Penticton, Summerland, Vernon and Salmon Arm recorded their warmest temperatures for the day of Feb. 7 in 2022. (Phil McLachlan - Western News) (Phil McLachlan - Western News File)
Environment Canada is forecasting between 15 and 30 centimetres of snow on the Coquihalla Highway from Saturday evening, Jan. 29, to early Monday morning, Jan. 31, 2022. (File photo)

Snowfall expected on B.C. Interior highways over the weekend

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for the Coquihalla, Trans-Canada and Highway 3

Environment Canada is forecasting between 15 and 30 centimetres of snow on the Coquihalla Highway from Saturday evening, Jan. 29, to early Monday morning, Jan. 31, 2022. (File photo)
Lundquist suggests checking drivebc.ca before heading out, to ensure safe highway conditions (DriveBC)

No risk of flooding in Central Okanagan as temperatures rise

Doug Lundquist is not concerned about the rain or forecasted weather in the Okanagan

Lundquist suggests checking drivebc.ca before heading out, to ensure safe highway conditions (DriveBC)
Kelowna not only had its driest year on record in 2021 but also had its third-warmest year ever. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)

2021 was Kelowna’s driest year ever: Environment Canada

Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton all saw their precipitation numbers cut in half for the entire year

Kelowna not only had its driest year on record in 2021 but also had its third-warmest year ever. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)
Ice jellyfish and geese on Okanagan Lake (José Salmerón)

‘Ice jellyfish’ spotted around Okanagan Lake

Unusual weather creates strange ice formations

Ice jellyfish and geese on Okanagan Lake (José Salmerón)
Flooding at the Rodney Hobson Karate Academy in Rutland. (GoFundMe)

Pipes burst, water flows at businesses around Kelowna

Kelowna businesses have been impacted by flooding caused by burst pipes

Flooding at the Rodney Hobson Karate Academy in Rutland. (GoFundMe)
The weekend in Penticton kicked off an unexpected snowfall (Logan Lockhart, Western News)

Snow and more below-normal temperatures on its way to the Okanagan: Environment Canada

The first week of the new year will feature temperatures with highs of -6 C in Kelowna and Penticton

The weekend in Penticton kicked off an unexpected snowfall (Logan Lockhart, Western News)
2nd Ave in Fernie almost completely empty on Christmas day. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Okanagan’s extreme weather patterns difficult to escape, meteorologist says

Kelowna recorded a well-below normal -24 C temperature on Wednesday (Dec. 29)

2nd Ave in Fernie almost completely empty on Christmas day. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
The RDOS issued a potential ice jam warning on area rivers, including the Similkameen River on Wednesday morning. (Photo issued by the RDOS’ EOC Director)

Ice jams could cause Similkameen River to rise

The district said that water levels can rise over minutes or hours during an ice jam

The RDOS issued a potential ice jam warning on area rivers, including the Similkameen River on Wednesday morning. (Photo issued by the RDOS’ EOC Director)
Extreme cold weather warnings continue across Western Canada, with ski hills forced to close in both Edmonton and Calgary. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Extreme cold: Record-breaking temperatures recorded in the Okanagan

Summerland, Osoyoos and Penticton set new daily minimums on Monday (Dec. 27)

Extreme cold weather warnings continue across Western Canada, with ski hills forced to close in both Edmonton and Calgary. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
It will be a chilly end to 2021, according to the gang at Environment Canada. (Photo submitted)

Cold end to 2021 in southern Interior

After a white Christmas, the week before the New Year will be a frosty one

It will be a chilly end to 2021, according to the gang at Environment Canada. (Photo submitted)