Environment Canada weather

The B.C. Ferries vessel Coastal Inspiration. (News Bulletin file photo)

BC Ferries cancels afternoon, evening sailings on most major routes due to strong winds

Wind warning from Environment Canada preceded sailing cancellations

 

Road sand sits on the street just outside the Quesnel Cariboo Observer office. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

UPDATE: Dust advisory ends for Quesnel

The dust was caused by road sand whipped into the air by traffic

 

A snowfall warning has been issued for Williams Lake and Quesnel. (Black Press Media)

Snowfall warning issued for Cariboo region

Between 10 to 15 cm expected

 

Arctic air continues its grip on the central Interior. (File photo)

Puntzi Mountain coldest place in Canada Thursday morning at -44.4C

Cariboo cities experience record low temperatures

Arctic air continues its grip on the central Interior. (File photo)
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 photo)
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 photo)
Snow falls as a person walks along a path at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. bracing for a cold week as Arctic air moves south: Environment Canada

Cold air will settle in Monday and persist for the rest of the week after a fairly mild winter so far

Snow falls as a person walks along a path at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Arctic air is forecast to envelop much of B.C. this week, says Environment Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cariboo Chilcotin expected to reach -30C overnight this week, special weather statement in effect

Nighttime temperatures in Vanderhoof will reach -27C Sunday night, Feb. 7 with a windchill of -39C

Arctic air is forecast to envelop much of B.C. this week, says Environment Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)
People brave strong winds along the Ogden Point breakwater during wind warnings issued by Environment Canada along the south coast as a frontal system pushes across Vancouver Island during the first major storm of the year in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Conditions easing, ferry travel resumes after wind, rain batter B.C. coast

Just over 5,000 customers remained in the dark early Wednesday

People brave strong winds along the Ogden Point breakwater during wind warnings issued by Environment Canada along the south coast as a frontal system pushes across Vancouver Island during the first major storm of the year in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
High tide rolls in along Dallas Rd. on New Years Day in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Wind, rain, snowfall warnings posted as storm hammers most of coastal B.C.

Environment Canada says localized flooding is possible in low-lying areas

High tide rolls in along Dallas Rd. on New Years Day in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The sun is expected to shine, albeit briefly, on Sunday in Quesnel. (File Photo)

VIDEO: Short, sunny Sunday forecast for Quesnel

Cassidy Dankochik gives a weekend weather update and print preview

The sun is expected to shine, albeit briefly, on Sunday in Quesnel. (File Photo)
Emcon plow trucks could be out in the community next week. (Emcon Services Photo)
An Emcon plow trucks could be out in the community next week. (Emcon Services photo)

Quesnel weekend weather update

Temperatures and snowfall are expected to remain nice until Monday

Emcon plow trucks could be out in the community next week. (Emcon Services Photo)
An Emcon plow trucks could be out in the community next week. (Emcon Services photo)
Heavy fog is forecasted for the Cariboo according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay)

Fog rolling into the Cariboo

Williams Lake and Quesnel under Environment Canada advisory

Heavy fog is forecasted for the Cariboo according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay)
A winter rainbow arcs across Front Street on Thursday, Dec. 3. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

VIDEO: Weekend weather update

Reporter Cassidy Dankochik shares the forecast for Quesnel and a preview of next week’s paper

A winter rainbow arcs across Front Street on Thursday, Dec. 3. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Boats are battered by waves at the end of the White Rock Pier that was severely damaged during a windstorm, in White Rock, B.C., on Thursday, December 20, 2018. Much of coastal British Columbia is braced for a brief but powerful windstorm while snowfall and winter storm warnings stretch from the inland north coast all the way to the northeast corner of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Powerful winds, high tides raise flooding concerns as storm sweeps across B.C.

The system arrives at the same time as unusually high tides

Boats are battered by waves at the end of the White Rock Pier that was severely damaged during a windstorm, in White Rock, B.C., on Thursday, December 20, 2018. Much of coastal British Columbia is braced for a brief but powerful windstorm while snowfall and winter storm warnings stretch from the inland north coast all the way to the northeast corner of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
DriveBC is describing Highway 20 as having slippery sections from Williams Lake to Anahim Lake. Motorists heading west can also expect major delays due to congestion in both directions as a result of a vehicle incident between Bayliff Road and Stum Lake Road. (Photo submitted)
DriveBC is describing Highway 20 as having slippery sections from Williams Lake to Anahim Lake. Motorists heading west can also expect major delays due to congestion in both directions as a result of a vehicle incident between Bayliff Road and Stum Lake Road. (Photo submitted)
FILE — Strong winds whip up waves as a woman and man walk along the beach at English Bay in Vancouver, on Sunday May 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Strong winds, gusts expected to hit central and southern B.C. on Labour Day

Winds are expected to peak Monday morning but conditions could remain gusty throughout the day

FILE — Strong winds whip up waves as a woman and man walk along the beach at English Bay in Vancouver, on Sunday May 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the Cariboo region. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm watch ended for Quesnel and Williams Lake

Hot weather is currently blanketing the region

Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the Cariboo region. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Heat warnings posted for parts of B.C. as temperature records have tumbled

The B.C. Wildfire Service reports 10 fires in the last two days

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Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior

Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior

Lytton was the hottest place in the province on Thursday

Temperature records broken during heat wave in Southern Interior
A special weather statement has been issued for the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Angie Mindus photo)

Special weather statement issued for Cariboo Chilcotin

Severe thunderstorms may develop Friday afternoon, cautions Environment Canada

A special weather statement has been issued for the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Angie Mindus photo)