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A woman bundled up for the cold weather walks up a snow-covered street in Vancouver, on Thursday, December 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Environment Canada warns of heavy snow in eastern, central B.C.

Light snow, rain, freezing rain for Lower Mainland, eastern Vancouver Island.

 

Jennifer Toland of Eliguk Lake Lodge in the Chilcotin captured the cold perfectly in this photo taken during a similar cold snap in years’ past, like the cold weather the region is experiencing Dec. 1 2022, where Puntzi Mountain in the coldest spot in B.C. (Jennifer Toland photo)

UPDATED: Extreme cold warning issued for B.C.’s Chilcotin as temperatures plunge to nearly -40C

Icy cold, wind and chance of more snow forecast for parts of B.C.: Environment Canada

 

A snowplow works to shift snow off of a highway. Environment Canada is forecasting that much of southwestern B.C. could see snow on Nov. 29 and Nov. 30. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Winter weather expected to strike southwestern B.C. this week

Snow forecast Tuesday night, with possibility of freezing rain in some areas Wednesday

 

Snow falls in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Snow falls in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Snowfall alert for Coquihalla, Connector and Okanagan

Between 10 and 20 cm of snow is expected to fall in the region

Snow falls in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Snow falls in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Snowfall warnings span B.C.’s southern Interior, power mostly back on after storm

10 to 15 cm expected in Interior communities, potential for more along mountain passes

Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Thousands remain without power after B.C. windstorm, snow in the forecast

Parts of Metro Vancouver could see some wet snow, Environment Canada says

Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Highway 97 road conditions Nov. 3 at about 7:50 p.m. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Highway 3 and Highway 5A now open

Highway 3 is closed near Princeton

Highway 97 road conditions Nov. 3 at about 7:50 p.m. (Facebook)
Snow is forecast to land in northern communities and along southern mountain passes beginning Nov. 3, according to Environment Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)

Rainfall, snow warnings promise poor driving conditions for much of B.C.

Season’s first real snowfall expected in northern communities and southern mountain passes

Snow is forecast to land in northern communities and along southern mountain passes beginning Nov. 3, according to Environment Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)
FILE - A resident walks through a flooded gutter on a street in Claresholm, Alta., Wednesday, June 18, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Rainfall statements issued for much of Vancouver Island

Heavy rain in Port Renfrew, lighter elsewhere, set to ease by Sunday evening

FILE - A resident walks through a flooded gutter on a street in Claresholm, Alta., Wednesday, June 18, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Strong wind and swelling waves are seen during a storm in Victoria on Jan. 5, 2021. Heavy rain and strong winds are forecast for the south Island starting on Oct. 28. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

Weather statement issued for Vancouver Island ahead of weekend

An atmospheric river will bring continuous rain, strong winds to form over Georgia Strait

Strong wind and swelling waves are seen during a storm in Victoria on Jan. 5, 2021. Heavy rain and strong winds are forecast for the south Island starting on Oct. 28. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Environment Canada has issued rainfall and wind warnings for numerous parts of the province Oct. 27, 2022. (Image courtesy of Environment Canada)

Rainfall, wind warnings issued for much of B.C.

Trees more likely to snap, topple this storm season due to drought conditions

Environment Canada has issued rainfall and wind warnings for numerous parts of the province Oct. 27, 2022. (Image courtesy of Environment Canada)
Flooding during the 2021 atmospheric river event closed the Malahat portion of the Trans-Canada Highway. (File courtesy Emcon Services Inc.)

Environment Canada predicts incoming atmospheric river won’t hit like 2021 event

Heavy rain in Thursday’s forecast for the Island

Flooding during the 2021 atmospheric river event closed the Malahat portion of the Trans-Canada Highway. (File courtesy Emcon Services Inc.)
The sun sets behind the Somass River at Victoria Quay in Port Alberni. (Elena Rardon / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Port Alberni continues to lead B.C’s October heat parade and shatter many records

Century-old records fall away as mid-Island city sees temperatures in upper 20s Celsius

The sun sets behind the Somass River at Victoria Quay in Port Alberni. (Elena Rardon / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Environment Canada issued an air quality warning for Vancouver Island residents Sunday (Oct. 16) afternoon. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Air quality warning continues under smokey skies for Vancouver Island

Wildfire smoke from Washington may be in the air for 24 to 48 hours

Environment Canada issued an air quality warning for Vancouver Island residents Sunday (Oct. 16) afternoon. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Six B.C. communities set temperature records on Thanksgiving Day, Oct. 10, 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)

6 temperature records set in B.C. on Thanksgiving Day

Ashcroft’s high hit 28.2 C, the hottest Oct. 10 on record since 1945

Six B.C. communities set temperature records on Thanksgiving Day, Oct. 10, 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)
Greater Victoria saw only one millimetre of rain in August, resulting in extremely dry conditions that led to a heightened risk of wildfire, like the one seen here in Thetis Lake Regional Park. (Courtesy View Royal Fire Rescue)

Southern Vancouver Island just finished its hottest August ever recorded

Ocean temperatures mean higher temperatures likely to continue into fall n B.C. coast

Greater Victoria saw only one millimetre of rain in August, resulting in extremely dry conditions that led to a heightened risk of wildfire, like the one seen here in Thetis Lake Regional Park. (Courtesy View Royal Fire Rescue)
A warning is in effect for East and Inland Vancouver Island, Howe Sound, Fraser Canyon and the Sunshine Coast from Wednesday (Aug. 30) to Friday. (Chris Bush/Black Press Media)

B.C. sets 13 single-day temperature records as heat wave comes for south coast

Short-lived heat wave expected to last from Wednesday (Aug. 30) through to Friday

A warning is in effect for East and Inland Vancouver Island, Howe Sound, Fraser Canyon and the Sunshine Coast from Wednesday (Aug. 30) to Friday. (Chris Bush/Black Press Media)
Heat wave forecast to hit eastern Vancouver Island on Wednesday and Thursday. (File photo)

Heat warning issued for Cowichan, eastern Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to moderate by Friday

Heat wave forecast to hit eastern Vancouver Island on Wednesday and Thursday. (File photo)
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Video: Okanagan sky lights up after thunderstorm

A thunderstorm brought lightning to the area on Aug. 10

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A 2021 file photo shows smokey skies in Williams Lake. Much of B.C. is under heat warnings for the final week of July 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)

Heat warnings issued across B.C. as highs threaten to hit 40 C

Temperatures expected to peak from Wednesday to Friday

A 2021 file photo shows smokey skies in Williams Lake. Much of B.C. is under heat warnings for the final week of July 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)